Sonata/Sonatina Festival April 2022
  • Sonata/Sonatina Festival April 2022

Sonata/Sonatina Festival April 2022

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$30.00

The Sonata/Sonatina Festival is designed to give students a written critique of their performance. Students prepare a Sonata or Sonatina to be graded by an adjucator. One or more movements are accepted from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Contemporary eras. All music must be memorized. Performance ratings are: Outstanding, Excellent, Good,

The Sonata/Sonatina Festival is designed to give students a written critique of their performance. Students prepare a Sonata or Sonatina to be graded by an adjucator. One or more movements are accepted from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Contemporary eras. All music must be memorized. Performance ratings are: Outstanding, Excellent, Good, Needs Improvement. Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention medals will be awarded. Deadline to apply is April 1st. Video submissions for 2022 are due by April 30th. The Performance Workshop, in preparation for the recordings, is Saturday April 23rd, one week before the video submissions deadline. Results announced on May 15th!

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Composers Contest August 2022
  • Composers Contest August 2022

Composers Contest August 2022

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$30.00

Students are guided in the process of creating and composing their own piano piece, which will be adjucated by a professional composer. Students may add artwork or creative writing to go along with their piece. Students will receive written feedback and a grade from the adjucator. A Performance Workshop will be held where the students can perform

Students are guided in the process of creating and composing their own piano piece, which will be adjucated by a professional composer. Students may add artwork or creative writing to go along with their piece. Students will receive written feedback and a grade from the adjucator. A Performance Workshop will be held where the students can perform their own music on Saturday August 21st. Compositions and videos must be submitted by August 28th.

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Scales & Arpeggios Workshop
  • Scales & Arpeggios Workshop

Scales & Arpeggios Workshop

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$20.00

Stay in shape for the holidays with your scales and arpeggios every day! Learn new and fun tricks to help keep technique practice fresh, interesting, and musical! Have your hot chocolate ready for class! Bring a few scales and arpeggios to play for us ($25 to participate) or just listen ($20 to audit) to learn new techniques to practice for your

Stay in shape for the holidays with your scales and arpeggios every day! Learn new and fun tricks to help keep technique practice fresh, interesting, and musical! Have your hot chocolate ready for class! Bring a few scales and arpeggios to play for us ($25 to participate) or just listen ($20 to audit) to learn new techniques to practice for your next lesson. Monday December 6th 4:15-5:15pm (1 hour class, online Zoom)

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Bach Master Class
  • Bach Master Class

Bach Master Class

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$25.00

Learn how to study your music score not only at the piano, but also away from the keyboard. Learn tricks to finding the many voices in your Bach score. Have your Bach music ready! (2 copies please, if you don't want to write in your book and keep it "clean" then have another copy ready to mark in and highlight.) Monday December 13th at 4:15-5:15pm

Learn how to study your music score not only at the piano, but also away from the keyboard. Learn tricks to finding the many voices in your Bach score. Have your Bach music ready! (2 copies please, if you don't want to write in your book and keep it "clean" then have another copy ready to mark in and highlight.) Monday December 13th at 4:15-5:15pm (1 hour class, Zoom online)

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Music Theory classes
  • Music Theory classes

Music Theory classes

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$120.00

Gain a better understanding of music theory or help prepare for CM Certificate of Merit to help learn to play your music even better! 4 classes divided on these specific topics: 1) The Circle of 5ths and Major/minor key signature & scales 2) Triads within the scales: I ii iii IV V vi etc (learn the names and function) 3) Dominant 7th chords 4)

Gain a better understanding of music theory or help prepare for CM Certificate of Merit to help learn to play your music even better! 4 classes divided on these specific topics: 1) The Circle of 5ths and Major/minor key signature & scales 2) Triads within the scales: I ii iii IV V vi etc (learn the names and function) 3) Dominant 7th chords 4) I know what a chord or a triad is, but how do I apply that and find it in my music?

Worksheet will be handed out or emailed each week to be printed. Homework due each week by 8pm Sunday evening. $120 for all 4 classes (or $35 for each individual class) Mondays 4:15-5:!5pm January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st

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Weekly Lessons
45 minutes or 1 hour continued on an ongoing basis


Intensive Program
2 lessons per week: 1 hour repertoire lesson and a 45 minute technique and theory class 
*minimum weekly time for auditions, festivals, Certificate of Merit, competitions, and college or graduate school auditions


Collaborative Program                                                     1½ to 2 hours
*participate in chamber ensembles as a duo, trio, quartet, or quintet with vocal, strings, and other various instruments