Maintaining pieces for performance

With the Festival coming up this weekend and many students trying to cram their last bits of practice in this week, I thought it might be helpful to provide a few tips on how to maintain completed pieces for performances and competitions. 1. Play the whole piece hands alone with dynamics and articulation to help …

Festival Attire and Times

So, I think this is finally the last installment of the Festival information.  This year’s LFMC Festival will be held in Delgado’s Music Building on Saturday, February 27th.  For directions, please check the Competition Info page.  When getting your child ready for this event, please be sure to bring the ORIGINAL COPIES of both of …

Memorization Tips

As the competition season is now upon us, I thought it might be a good idea to provide both the parents and students with some tips on memorization techniques.  Students often get discouraged with the daunting task of memorizing their pieces, but unfortunately the piano is a performance instrument, and all pieces are expected to …