Key to Change commits to fighting racism

January 11, 2021 Dear Key to Change Community: This year, we are making some important and very needed changes to our program to ensure that students in our string studio feel valued and represented, not only within our organization, but also within the musical curriculum and repertoire. While our organization…...

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Caleb Vaughn-Jones is the inaugural Composer in Residence

Caleb Vaughn-Jones, a classical cellist and composer will serve as the inaugural Composer in Residence at Key to Change. Vaughn-Jones will compose original works for both violin and viola for string students of all musical levels that they will perform in virtual recital in the spring of 2021. Based in…...

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Key to Change Guest Lecturers: Spring-Summer Trimester

Being a strong and effective musician requires more than just music lessons. We’re committed to providing opportunities for our students to continue learning, growing, and preparing for their future, even if their normal public school classes are on hiatus. We are bringing in guest lecturers from a variety of academic…...

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Key to Change Awards $11,000 in Daniel Ching Scholarships

“I was extremely honored and flattered when Key to Change wanted to start a scholarship fund in my honor. I’m overjoyed as these awards will give these young musicians the same opportunity I was given at their age, and all through the generosity of the entire Key To Change community…...

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COVID-19 Updates at Key to Change

Key to Change is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment for our students. Due to community health concerns relating to COVID-19, some Key to Change programs may be modified in the coming weeks. Please check back on this page for the most recent updates. Our Solo String…...

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Six-Week Intercession Private Violin & Viola Lessons

Sign up now for private lessons during our special six-week intercession and receive weekly individualized instruction via video sessions with our Executive Director Dr. Quinton Morris. Plus, participate in a special guest artist master class online! Lessons are available for middle and high school students living in South King County. The first…...

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Key to Change with the Seattle Symphony

In February three of our students shared the stage with the Seattle Symphony at a special outreach performance at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center. Amariah Strand, Alia Uffenorde, and Jasmine Wang all represented Key to Change and the broader musical community of South King County with their exceptional performances in a pre-concert recital. Key…...

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2020 Master Classes at Key to Change

Key to Change is thrilled to offer our students master classes with distinguished guest artists from around the world. This school year our students will have the opportunity to work with the following renowned musicians: Cellist Seth Parker Woods Presented in partnership with the Seattle Symphony Tuesday, Feb. 4, 5pm…...

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Key to Change Receives 2019 Best of Kent Award

KENT September 27, 2019 — Key to Change Studio has been selected for the 2019 Best of Kent Award in the Music Instructor category by the Kent Award Program. Each year, the Kent Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and…...

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