The mission of Bel Canto Studios of Palm Beach is to develop the uniqueness of each student, and uphold professional standards in a relaxing , enjoyable , holistic environment . Bel Canto reaches into the community through preparatory school, college, adult, and emerging artist studies.
PHILOSOPHY AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES BEL CANTO STUDIOS OF PALM BEACH
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
- Eleanor Roosevelt
“I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
- Michelangelo, sculptor
“Do you know who you are? You are a marvel! In all the hundreds and thousands of years which have passed there has never been another child like you. You could become a Mozart, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven.”
- Pablo Casels,cellist
“Education should be the process of helping everyone to discover his uniqueness, to teach him
how to develop that uniqueness, and then to show him how to share it, because that’s the only
reason for having anything.”
- Leo Buscaglia
SPECIFIC GOALS FOR BEL CANTO STUDENTS
- To develop the whole musician through singing, piano, and theory studies.
- To reach out to all musical styles and studies including classical, Broadway, gospel, commercial, piano, and theory.
- The studio assists students in achieving their goals of admission into the nation’s finest universities and preparatory schools.
- Graduates of Bel Canto studios have achieved their dreams by performing in opera companies world-wide, performing in summer festivals, performing in Broadway shows,and winning admission to Preparatory Schools such as Bak, Benjamin, Rosarian Academy and Dreyfoos.
IMPORTANCE OF PIANO/VOICE/THEORY COMBINATION STUDIES
Combination lessons of piano and voice are recommended for all students who have not studied piano. The purpose of piano studies for voice students is to teach note-reading, rhythm, and theory. The goal of Bel Canto Studios is to develop the whole musician and to create independent, thinking students.