LFMC Junior Convention

The results are in!  Several students attended the Louisiana Federation of Music Club’s Junior Convention this week, where they competed against other students in the state who received Superior ratings at the LFMC Festival this spring.  A big congratulations to Rimi Mandal, who received Honorable Mention in the Vocal Solo – Musical Theatre, Musically Advanced …

2016 LFMC Junior Convention

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the 2016 LFMC Junior Convention at the UNO Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 14.  We had some outstanding results, and I am so proud of all of the students for stepping up to the plate! Piano Solo – Primary Class IV 1st Place in the …

The Value of the Teacher/Student Relationship

Lately, I have been spending a lot of time reflecting on the importance of the relationships we build, specifically the bond that forms between teacher and student.  This year has brought many changes, both personally and professionally.  I have had the great pleasure of watching one of my own students begin her teaching career and …

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 …

Summer Camps

Looking to enroll your child in summer camp?  Check out a few of the great creative arts and music camps offered around the city! Country Day Creative Arts Camp (ages 7-14) Ursuline Academy Creative & Performing Arts Camp (girls 1st-7th grades) Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra Summer Fest & Summer Orchestra (ages 12-19) Louisiana Children’s …

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 …

Team Sports vs. Music Lessons

My personal opinion is that sports and music are wonderful compliments to each other. Where one activity lacks, the other fills in the missing pieces and teaches children to be well-rounded and accepting of others’ talents and interests. The most important thing that a parent can do to encourage their children in both activities is to maintain balance.

S.O.U.L Concert this Friday, March 5th!

Hey Students! If you need some culture events for school or are just looking for something creative to do this weekend, come see me sing with the Symphony Chorus at the S.O.U.L Concert on Friday, March 5th at Ursuline Academy!  This is going to be a really different kind of choral concert, with most of …