The Walter Thiessen class is new to the Saskatoon Music Festival this year. It was put together by the RMT Saskatoon Branch to honour Walter Thiessen, who was great piano teacher and long time member of our organization. Below is a little information about this class, as found in the Saskatoon Music Festival’s local addenda to festival classes. This can be found on the Saskatoon Music Festival’s website.
This class has been setup to support and celebratepiano students at the Grade 10 level. There is a $300 scholarship which will be decided at the discretion ofthe adjudicator. The competitor must prepare three (3) contrasting selections from the Grade 10 repertoire – RCM or Conservatory Canada. The scheduling of this class will happen towardsthe end of the General Festival week.