Jr. Philharmonic Performance

Big congratulations are in order for voice student Jessie Troxler. Jessie, a soprano and senior at St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Metairie, LA recently performed in the Jr. Philharmonic Society’s December 9th concert. Jessie’s Program: Fear No More the Heat o’ the Sun – Roger Quilter Deh vieni, non tardar from Le Nozze di Figaro – …

Romantic and Contemporary Auditions

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in NOMTA’s Romantic and Contemporary Auditions at Loyola University last weekend!  I am proud of everyone’s performances! Special recognition goes to Kaitlyn Tholen, Devon Lee, and Sarah Fath for receiving medals following their performances this year!

Recital Dress Code

Please make an effort to look nice for the recital.  While dress does not need to be formal, performers should always dress up a little when playing in front of an audience.  “Church attire” is great! GIRLS: No jeans, tennis shoes, or t-shirts Skirts or dresses are appropriate – nothing too low cut or too …

Festival date

Hello everyone! I wanted to let you all know that I finally have the Festival date for this year.  It will be taking place on Saturday, February 12th at Delgado Community College.  It is particularly early this year, so please be sure that all students planning to participate attend ALL of their lessons between now …

The New Orleans International Piano Competition

Dear students and parents, We are lucky enough to have a great professional piano competition take place every other year right here in our own back yards!  MASNO’s International Piano Competition is coming up next week from July 18th-25th.  The Competition features FREE master classes scheduled at Loyola throughout the day, as well as the …

CONGRATULATIONS!

Just a quick note to all of the students who played in the Recital on Sunday.  I want to Congratulate you all on your playing and thank the parents for encouraging and supporting the students!  I think this may have been the best year yet, and I am looking forward to working with all of …

Live Video Broadcast!

Can’t make the recital on Sunday?  Good news!  Hall Piano will be doing a live video broadcast of the recital this coming Sunday, May 16th starting at 12:00pm CST on this website!  Log in to catch the students in action!  The recital will also be archived and available for download for a month following the …

Piano Recital Dress Code

Sorry for the delayed update on this…my computer died a week ago, so I’m just now getting functioning again.  The recital dress code is largely the same as what the kids wore to the Festival.  “Church attire” is appropriate, but here are some more specific guidelines: Girls: No jeans, tennis shoes, or t-shirts Skirts or …

Reictal Prep

Hey folks! As most of you know, the recital is coming up in exactly a month, so it’s time to make sure everyone is prepared and ready to go.  Please make sure you have all pieces memorized and ready to perform by the end of April!  It is important to give yourself a little time …

Recital Date-Mark the Calendars!

Students and Parents, We are coming up on Recital season, and it’s time we all mark our calendars for this years’ Recital!  My recital is scheduled this year for Sunday, May 16th at 12:00pm.  As usual, the recital will take place at Hall Piano Company at 901 David Dr. in Metairie.  We have some very …