Jennika is a piano student of Karen Rempel’s, and she has been for the last 10 years. Music runs in her family, and she loves working with Karen because she loves the dedication Karen commits to her students. She says that because Karen’s goes above and beyond, her students develop a special bond that lasts a long time.
Jennika is a grade 11 student at Kalamalka Secondary in Coldstream, currently working on her Grade 10 Royal Conservatory for piano. Her achievements in piano include winning the top piano award at the Vernon Teachers Music Festival for 6 consecutive years as well as this past spring. In 2018, Jennika competed as a provincial nominee at the Kiwanis Provincial Piano Festival in Victoria, as well as performed as the opening act at the Vernon & District Performing Arts for the NOCCA concert series. She has also achieved First Class Honours with Distinction for 5 consecutive years for RCM piano exams.
The piece she is playing below is Copland’s piece “The Cat and the Mouse”, which is the piece she played at the Scholarship Recital last month, winning her the Bourcet Engineering Scholarship. Congratulations Jennika, well done!