Nadine Artuhavana discusses how a chance encounter with a fellow student at Belarus Minsk Conservatory sparked her love of teaching and how she tries to encourage the same level of enthusiasm for music in her students.
Vocalist Boglarka Kurucz, a 13-year-old student at Wellington Academy — Silicon Oasis (WSO), discusses winning the GEMS Young Musician of the Year Award, performing on the QE2, and singing with Hugh Jackman.
Students shine at the GEMS Apprentice, Aspiring and Young Musician of the Year Competitions 2019.
Imogen O’Connor is a Year 8 student at Jumeirah College, Dubai, and a keen musician who plays the piano, oboe and recorder to a high standard. Some of her greatest musical successes this academic year have been on the recorder — an unusual instrument for students to master to such a high standard.
Beulah Pinto, the senior winner of GEMS Education’s Best of the Best singing competition, discusses her passion for singing and how she cannot picture doing anything else.
Keira Celiz, the junior winner of GEMS Education’s Best of the Best singing competition, discusses her song choice, her love of music and handling stage fright.