Jessie Troxler’s Senior Recital

Voice student Jessie Troxler will be performing in her Senior Recital this weekend along with several piano students of Peggy Fransen. Jessie is both an accomplished vocalist and pianist. I hope that you can attend this fantastic event! JESSIE TROXLER’S SENIOR RECITAL SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013 3:00PM ST. CHARLES AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1545 STATE ST. …

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 …

Dealing with Performance Anxiety

I found this great article on handling performance anxiety and controlling your nerves.  This website has some other helpful tips on preparing for a performance, memorizing, and specific tips for auditions.  Check it out! Dealing with Performance Anxiety

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 …

LFMC Festival

As many of you know, the LFMC Festival is coming up on Saturday, February 27th.  Any students who are planning on participating should have their pieces memorized and prepared by the end of January.  Mardi Gras falls the week before the Festival this year, and many students will probably be missing their lessons that week, …