Thank you for visiting the K&M Music School video library where we showcase our student performers! Growing as a music student includes preparing for performance and experiencing the thrill of being in front of an audience. Regardless of a student’s age, level, or ability, the thought of a live performance stirs many feelings. The videos featured on this page of our website offer a peek at students who have dedicated many hours to developing their skills to play an instrument. Keep in mind that they all were beginners at some point in their musical journey!
At K&M Music School, we strive to give students of all ages and levels the best opportunity to experience a successful performance. Our teachers focus on unique goals for each student to ensure they are prepared and focused on performing their best. We know that each performance helps flourishing young musicians grow. Students who perform often have positive feelings and excitement about accomplishing their goals. They also learn resilience, perseverance, and other valuable lessons throughout the entire experience.
In the videos below, you can observe that our students study and prepare classical music from a variety of style periods. Instrumental students have opportunities to learn and perform accompanied works that provide them with excellent collaborative experiences. The teachers at K&M Music School are also active soloists, collaborative artists, and performers in local ensembles. Their continued experiences as performers enable them to maintain a unique perspective in understanding each student’s journey to success.
As you continue reading below, you will learn more about our video page, how it can help your student, plus further details about each performance.
We hope that our video selections will help you experience the wonderful world of classical music and inspire you to join us. If you are considering private music lessons for your child, contact us today to answer your questions or assist you in the enrollment process.
This dedicated area highlights our students and faculty with videos of our programs, event recaps, full performances, and more. Exploring our videos gives students an opportunity to be encouraged by their peers and see new possibilities as they begin private music lessons. Prospective parents and students catch a glimpse into the quality, preparation, and excitement of current students as their performances reflect tremendous work and accomplishment.
We are fortunate that the San Diego area offers access to recital venues such as local churches and university halls, providing our music students the chance to experience excellent pianos, acoustics, and professional settings.
Check out our video library and our YouTube channel for a look inside our programs, event recaps, full performances, and more!
If you want to be part of the wonderful world of classical music, contact us!
Recital of the winners
Enjoy this performance from our Recital of the Winners by Gemma Baek, accompanied by Mrs. Dvoskin at the beautiful St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church. This lively piece exemplifies the Polonaise dance form and contains impressive and virtuosic passages performed brilliantly by the soloist.
This video features flute soloist, Emily Persinko, accompanied by Mrs. Dvoskin, at a recital in San Diego State University Rhapsody Hall. This early 20th-century flute composition showcases beautiful lyricism, excitement, and virtuosity performed by one of our accomplished student performers.
Our faculty at K&M Music School not only teach but also are active performers. We are passionate about preserving classical music traditions and hope this performance inspires our students. Performing with Gordon Grabs at Cuyamaca College Concert Hall.
K&M Music School Violin students recital
Thank you to our violin student, An-Di Duong, for this wonderful performance demonstrating talent and skill in this popular work for violin and piano. This early 20th-century work is an excellent example of repertoire that K&M Music School incorporates into our music pedagogy.
“Ode to Joy” by L. Beethoven for Violin and Piano
On December 11th, 2022, at the K&M Music School‘s violin recital, Larkin Lamb delight in performing “Ode to Joy” by L. Beethoven alongside accompanist Katherine Dvoskin.
F. Chopin – Nocturne No.20 in C-sharp minor, Op. Posth.
Having started his musical journey with piano lessons at the age of 7, Eames Shaw is a student of Katherine Dvoskin at K&M Music School. One of his favorite pieces to play is the beautiful and haunting Nocturne No.20 in C-sharp minor, Op. Posth. by F. Chopin.
Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18 No. 4
On October 16th, 2022, at the K&M Music School‘s violin recital, Koe Goodsell captivates the audience with his performance of Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18 No. 4, accompanied by Oksana Germain. Koe has been a student of Michael Dvoskin since the age of 8.
F. Chopin Etude in F major Op. 10 No. 8
Gorden Cheng is an adult piano student at K&M Music School who takes lessons with Katherine Dvoskin. He participated in The Amateur Boston International Piano Competition and performed a remarkable Etude op. 10 no. 8 by F. Chopin, as part of a challenging program. Gorden’s perseverance and dedication paid off as he emerged as the first-place winner of The Amateur Boston International Piano Competition 2022.
O. Rieding – Violin Concerto in B Minor Op. 35 (I mov.)
At the K&M Music School violin recital on October 16th, 2022, Kaylee Wilson took the stage to perform her rendition of O. Rieding’s Violin Concerto in B Minor Op. 35 (I mov.), accompanied by Katherine Dvoskin. Kaylee is thrilled about the opportunity to showcase her talents and deeply appreciates this particular piece.
D. Alexander “Newport Rock”
At the piano recital on October 16th, 2022, Matias Asako enjoyed performing “Newport Rock” by D. Alexander. He took great joy in playing this piece and was excited to share it with the audience.
Chopin – Etude Op. 25 No. 11 (Winter Wind)
At the K&M Music School piano students’ recital on December 11th, 2022, Kai Goodsell delivered an impressive performance of the famously difficult Etude Op. 25 No. 11 by F. Chopin. The audience was captivated by Kai’s skill and mastery of the piece, and it was clear that he had put in a lot of hard work and dedication to deliver such a great performance.
J.S. Bach Prelude in C minor BWV 999
At the piano recital on December 11th, 2022, Martha Dvoskin gave a powerful performance of J.S. Bach’s Prelude in C minor BWV 999. Her rendition of the piece was particularly captivating, and it was evident that she had put in a lot of effort to deliver such a strong performance.