Play-In Week 2019

Play-In Week is July 8-11.

During Play-In Week all lessons are group classes.
The sessions run Monday through Thursday.
Each session is $40 for the week. Single class drop in fee is $12.

9:00 to 10:00 Pre-Reading Piano
10:00 to 11:00 Piano AM
11:00 to 12:00 Advanced Violin
12:30 to 1:30 Chamber Music
1:30 to 2:30 Viola, Cello, Bass
2:30 to 3:30 Advanced Piano
5:00 to 6:00 Piano PM
6:00 to 7:00 Intermediate Piano
7:00 to 8:00 Elementary Chamber Music

 

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Summer Schedule Reminder

 

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School Schedule continues through June 8.

Music Camp is June 10 -14.
No private lessons during Music Camp.

Summer Schedule begins Monday, June 17.

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Point Contest 2019

Congratulations!

Piano A
Bingan Lin 404
Adalynn Scassa-Justice 100
Emerson Ochtun 93

Piano B
Liliana Bixler 223
Gabriel Roberts 165
Mia Carbone 154
Annaliese Weigel 154

Piano C
Andrew Schaub 268
Rori Elder 232
Phoenix Mortimer 144

Piano D
Janna Rusnak 431
Lydia Willke 397
Nathan Schaub 255

Piano E
Sophie Burd 446
Max Duzicky 375
Rachael Lamb 327

Adult
Lorinda Troxler 747
Richard Patterson 319
Carla Smith 231

String A
Janna Rusnak 300
Grace Churovia 223
Ethne Bell 204
Amelia Francona 204

String B
Bella Churovia 255
Derrick Anderson 199
Alexandra Dietz 177

String C
Josephine McKenna 1745
Sophie Burd 493
Rebekah Spann 477

String D
Jacob Andrews 429
Jethro Bell 348
Alex Duzicky 333

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Journey to Joy

Journey to Joy is a new work for unaccompanied viola solo. Beginning in A Minor, Journey to Joy opens with a dirge. The double stop melody has A as a pedal tone throughout. The second section is a waltz. The low register of the viola is brought to the forefront. The pulse picks up and uses more of the viola’s upper register. The work accelerates and finishes in C Major with a jig. Journey to Joy is available as a digital download.

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven. Ecclestiastes 3:1

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Spring Recitals

Save the date!

20180422_080300.jpgThe Spring Recitals will take place at the Vanport Presbyterian Church on Friday, May 10 at 7 PM and Saturday, May 11 at 2 PM.

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Me and You Violin Duet

Me and You is a new violin duet in the key of D. Enjoy it with a friend for Valentine’s Day. It is entirely in first position. C sharp is needed on the G string. Slurs are also required. Me and You is available as a digital download.

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Frozen Cathedral

Written for unaccompanied violin, Frozen Cathedral is a terrific showcase for an advanced violinist. It is available as a digital download.

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High Point of the Day

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Song of the week 3

Piano: one hand 15 points

Piano: two hands, 5 point bonus

Piano: melody with chords, 10 point bonus

Violin: 15 points

Violin: bowed correctly, 5 point bonus

Violin: fourth position, 10 point bonus

Cello: 15 points

Cello: bowed correctly, 5 point bonus

Cello: played entirely with first finger, 10 point bonus

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Three’s the Charm

Three’s the Charm is a new trio in the key of G. Suitable for first and second year string players with piano. It is scored for violin, cello and piano. It can also be used with a bass playing the cello part. Three’s the Charm is available as a digital download.

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