Vivaz Music and Dance School

About our school

Title

Vivaz Music and Dance School is under Non-Formal Education. It is approved by the Ministry of Education, Thailand. Previously, “Vivace Dance and Music”, was originally established in July 2012 by the Viriyothai family consisting of Teacher Tan, Mr. Santiphap Viriyothai, Teacher A, Ms. Salintra Viriyothai and Teacher Bow, Ms. Prattamapron Viriyothai.

All three teachers are committed to share the knowledge in the Arts, Music and Dance to the students through fun teaching. Our program is held to higher standard and complies with international benchmark. Dance and Play with lively mood is our school mission statement.

Vivaz Music and Dance School is divided into 3 departments: 1. Music Department 2. Dance Department and 3. Arial Yoga Department

Music Department supervised by teacher Tan. Mr. Santipap Viriyothai.

Education

  • Bachelor of Music, major violin, 1st Class Honors Gold Medal, Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University. (2009)
  • Master of Music, major church music and violin, Bob Jones University, USA.  (2013)
  • A violin student of Mr. Somchai Wattanaprasopsuk (2003-2006), Mr. Tatsana Narkwatchara (2006-2009), and Mr. Kristin Figard (2011-2013).
  • Studied violin master class with Francois Sochard, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Leo Phillip, and William Terwilliger.

Awards and Scholarships.

  • He received a scholarship from Silpakorn Universitiy, for special talent and scored highest (2006-2009).
  • He received the King Bhumibol scholarship (2008).

Performance and teaching music experience

  • A member of Bangkok Symphony Orchestra and Bangkok Pro Musica. He has spent many years proformance with them in Thailand, Europe, and Asia.
  • Former violin teacher at Quintin Road Christian School and DaySpring Bible College, USA (2009-2010).
  • Studied Suzuki Violin Pedagogy with Aompron Kowinta at Silpakorn University.
  • Studied teaching intermediate and advanced violin lesson with Becca Grove at Bob Jones, USA (2012).
  • Currently a church music professor in the McGilvary Theological Seminary, Payap University, Chiang mai. (2014-now)

Dance Department supervised by teacher Bow Ms.Prattamaporn Viriyothai.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts with First-Class Honors, Silver Medal, major drama from Faculty of the Mass Communication Chiang Mai University (2010).
  • Master’s Degree, major dramatic from the Faculty of Arts Chulalongkorn University (2012).
  • She received award from Chiang Mai University, for scored highest (2008-2010).

Dance experience

  • Over 15 years of experience in Ballet, Jazz and Cover Dance.
  • Classical Ballet Grade 7 with Distinction ,Royal Academy of Dance.(2004)
  • Classical Ballet Grade 8 with Merit ,Royal Academy of Dance. (2005)
  • Classical Ballet Intermediate Foundation with Distinction ,Royal Academy of Dance. (2007)
  • Intermediate Classical Ballet with Merit, Royal Academy of Dance.(2017)
  • Advance Foundation Classical Ballet with Merit, Royal Academy of Dance. (2018)
  • Diploma Degrees Teaching Qualifications in Elementary, Modern Dance , Australasian Dance Association. (2012)
  • Diploma Degrees Teaching Qualifications in Elementary, Classical Ballet, Australasian Dance Association. (2012)
  • Diploma Degrees Teaching Qualification in Intermediate Classical Ballet, Australasian Dance Association. (2014)
  • Completed Jazz/Hiphop2 with 100 scores from Dance Zone, Kad Suan Keaw, Chiang Mai. (2006)
  • First prize season 3 and third prize Champ of the champ, dance competition tv program, TV5 Thailand.

She is currently pursuing advanced ballet and professional educator at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) in the United States. She also enjoys teaching at local studio in Los Angeles Area, USA.

Arial Yoga Department supervised by teacher A, Ms. Salintra Viriyothai.

  • Bachelor of Arts 2nd Class Honors from Faculty of Decorative Arts Silpakorn University (2009).
  • Certificate of bible studying from DaySpring Bible College, USA (2010).
  • Certificate of yoga for kids and families teaching. (2014)
  • Teacher training (RKY Internationally Recognized Certificate) with Rainbow kids yoga.  (2015)
  • Former interior designer at P49 (2010-2013).
  • Currently a manager and aerial yoga teacher at Vivaz Dance and Music School (2013-now).