SOUL TIMES 28 – DECEMBER 2015

Dear SOUL friends and partners, It is a joy and privilege for SOUL to send you our December Newsletter – SOUL TIMES 28. SOUL TIMES will feature SMPAA latest news, related cultural and musical upcoming events in Vietnam as well as all over the world. ‪Please scroll down for more information. Keep in touch with us!

UPCOMING EVENTS IN NOVEMBER 2015

THE INTERNATIONAL HIP-HOP DANCE WORKSHOP BY TONY TRAN AND ALEXANDER TU (11/11/2015) SMPAA will be the official venue sponsor for the “International Hip-Hop Dance Workshop” organized by VMA Education. The workshop will present to the audience two of the world’s elite dancers and choreographers: TONY TRAN and ALEXANDER TU, former members of Kaba Modern dance…

SOUL LIVE PROJECT LAUNCHES ‘LIVE @ SOUL’

‘LIVE @ SOUL’ is a unique monthly event presented by SOUL Live Project. With the purpose of creating a community of musical artists among SMPAA students, ‘LIVE @ SOUL’ is an opportunity for them to express themselves through original compositions and gain the valuable experience of performing in public. At the end of each ‘LIVE…

THE 1ST ISTD EXAMINATION IN VIETNAM

On 20th October, SMPAA Dance Teachers & Top 10 “So You Think You Can Dance” 2014, who received SMPAA Dance Scholarships, attended the first ever ISTD Examination in Vietnam. Organized by VMA Education, ISTD is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards and SMPAA is very proud to be the first official ISTD Examination Centre in…

DEVELOPING TRADITIONAL CULTURE THROUGH MUSIC EDUCATION

From term III/2015, SMPAA will incorporate into our teaching materials various compositions by great Vietnamese musicians such as Trinh Cong Son, Pham Duy, Duong Thu, Tran Tien … These songs have been loved by many Vietnamese generations. Through the learning and understanding of these songs, SMPAA hopes to inspire our students to always appreciate and respect…

END-OF-TERM CONCERT – TERM II/2015

SMPAA’s “End-Of-Term Concert” is a special event showcasing to SOUL family our students’ development throughout the term. On 24th October, the “End-Of-Term Concert – Term II/2015″ was a strong success with the participation of Faculties of Music & Dance students. All performances by high-achieving and most-improved students embodied the distinct characteristics of SOUL. The event…

SOUL TIMES 27 – NOVEMBER 2015

Dear SOUL friends and partners, It is a joy and privilege for SOUL to send you our November Newsletter – SOUL TIMES 27. SOUL TIMES will feature SMPAA latest news, related cultural and musical upcoming events in Vietnam as well as all over the world. ‪Please scroll down for more information. Keep in touch with…

THE PRACTICAL EXAMINATION FOR TERM II/2015

The end-of-term Practical Examination for term II/2015 at SOUL Music and Performing Arts Academy (SMPAA) were completed with strong success across the board with the participation of over 600 performances from both Faculty of Music and Faculty of Dance. The newly introduced and improved structure of the Practical Examination at SMPAA focuses specifically on theoretical…

SMPAA STUDENTS IN THE TRINITY AWARDS CEREMONY

On September 6th, VMA Education held the Trinity Awards Ceremony to congratulate the students who received the Trinity College London certificates at SMPAA. Attending the ceremony were Mr. Tyler Smith – Vice President of Trinity College London Asia, Mr. Thanh Bui – Principal of SMPAA, and award winning students along with their parents. Representing Trinity…