The EMMA, the Adeje School of Music and Dance, has opened registration for existing students who want to renew their course for the 2015/2016 academic year. Those who wish to change their speciality have until June 8th to do so and the dates for new students to register are from June 15th – 19th.
Places are allocated on a strict ‘first come first served’ basis, depending on the discipline.
Registration is taking place in the Las Torres sports centre in the mornings from 9am to 1pm and the School of Music in the afternoons from 5pm – 9pm. Payment can be made in a lump sum or over a series of payments. Those families on the municipal residents register will have reduced prices for courses, and there will be discounts/subsidies also available for families in financial difficulties.
The disciplines on offer at the EMMA are music and movement, trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn, saxhorn, clarinet, oboe, concert flute, saxophone, percussion, cello, violin, piano, drums, modern singing, accordion, guitar, bass guitar, and dance.
The Adeje School of Music and Dance, or in Spanish La Escuela Municipal de Música y Danza de Adeje, EMMA, is undertaking a series of concerts in different cultural spaces in the borough throughout March under the title Adeje Live Music. According to councillor Adolfo Alonso Ferrera the initiative “ is designed to liven up the borough, offer the local public a series a concerts and at the same time give them the opportunity to get to know the quality of the work of the students and professors of the school and of the Municipal Band”.
The first concert will be in the Adeje Convent de San Fransisco on Friday March 7th at 8.30pm with the youth metal group from EMMA remembering “The Wonder Years”. On the play list are songs from Nowak, Blair, Sweeney, Mike Atory, Tito Puente, Paul Murtha and Mike Lewis. Pedro Vicente Jorge Lemes wields the baton, and the tickets are de 5 euros.
The following concert is on Saturday March 22 in the Plaza de Los Olivos. This concert is performed by the Adeje Municipal Band and starts at 8pm, free entrance.
The final musical date for March is also in the Convent at 8pm on Saturday March 29th. This brings together students and professors of piano and voice who will perform “The Memory Corner, a delightful selection of melodies by distinguished artistes such as Evangelina Sobredo Galanes, Consuelito Velázquez, Juan Carlos Calderón, Álvaro Carrillo, Camilo Blanes Cortés, Lucio Battisiti, Armando Manzanero, Pablo López, Juan de Dión Filiberto y Gabino Coria Peñalosa, César Portillo de la Luz, Rudy Pérez and José Feliciano. Tickets are 5 euros.
Adeje’s school of music, the EMMA, has confirmed that one of their students, Ainoha, will be in the final casting of Telecinco’s La Voz (The Voice) programme so will be performing live soon on the popular national programme.
Adeje’s mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, was delighted at the news and said “we are very proud indeed at this example of Adeje’s young talent which is being recognised beyond the borough…Ainoha is an outstanding student in our municipal school of music which has many other young students showing great promise, students that I am sure we will all be hearing about in the future. Ainoha deserves this recognition because it is as a result of her determination. She is a modest girl, very active in Adeje, singing at local events, as a soloist she sang at the Easter Passion procession playing Mary Magdalene. She is always ready to help, lending her voice wherever it is needed. We send her our congratulations and our full support.”
According to sources in Telecinco the young Adeje singer has surprised participants, coaches and press with her amazing singing voice, La Voz returns to air on September 16th, next Monday, with guest coaches such as Rosario Flores, David Bisbal, Malú and Antonio Orozco.
You can watch the clip of her fabulous audition here: http://www.telecinco.es/lavoz/voz-edicion-2/conoce-ainhoa-anos-tenerife_2_1666905051.html