That Day We Struck a Chord

Last week, the hallways of SAS Pudong echoed with a different melody, as Mr. Brandon Miller, our very own middle and high school choir and band maestro, teamed up with Katherine Girvin, the choir director at NYU Shanghai. And boy, did it strike a chord!


This wasn't your typical sing-along. This was a bona fide masterclass, an opportunity for our choir students to perform under the watchful eyes of a university-level professional. Why bring in an NYU coach? Well, as Mr. Miller put it, “We really believe in connecting with the community. Plus, anytime students have the chance to hear feedback from an outside expert, they learn a lot.” The bonus? This will help prepare students for their upcoming APAC performance.


This partnership goes beyond this workshop though as students will take a field trip to the NYU campus next month to watch Ms.

Here’s to encores of these masterclass experiences.


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