May 2018 Student of the Month - Sirius Khan

Congratulations to CCM's May 2018 Student of the Month, Sirius Khan. Sirius has been a student at CCM since the beginning of 2018 and has already grown leaps and bounds as a musician. He practices hard every day and in April performed on his first recital playing a duo with his teacher, Stephanie. Sirius takes cello lessons at CCM's Santa Clara location. Keep up the hard work, and we can't wait to hear you again at the next recital!

Sirius preparing for the recital

Sirius preparing for the recital

Student of the Month - Sirius Khan

Q: What is your name?
A: Sirius, like the star. 
Q: How old are you?
A: 5
Q: Who is your teacher?
A: Ms. Stephanie
Q: What advice would you give to a cello student just starting out?
A: To do your best.
Q: What is your favorite thing about playing the cello?
A: Being able to play my favorite songs. Looking forward to play cello wars, Canon in D, Polar Express, and rock music with my cello someday. 

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Pasta
Q: Do you have a pet?
A: No
Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?
A: Builder. Policeman. Scientist. Astronaut. Doctor. 

Parent Spotlight - Itrat and Maria Khan

Q: Regarding cello, what are you most proud of your child accomplishing? 
A: Learning so much in such a short period of time. He only started in February. 
Q: What advice would you give a new parent starting in the program? 
A: Practice makes perfect. At least 15minutes a day of practice is so important. 
Q: Why did you decide to give your child a musical upbringing?
A: We believe music is a great medium for expressing your feelings and emotions. It’s also a great brain enhancement tool.