Category: Piano Guild
August 20th, 2011, No Comments
Shanti Ryle Piano Guild High School Diploma Certification and MTAC Graduating Senior Plaque and Advanced Level Certificate with Branch honors. Shanti has been taking lessons with me since January 2000. This year marked Shanti’s 10th gold medal award in the Piano Guild auditions. Shanti is seeking an acting and music career. 12 students could come […]
August 14th, 2011, No Comments
I wanted to acknowledge the last students who participated in the Piano Guild auditions: Raeva Solbach performed a brand new 10-piece program that she learned in 6 weeks. Her former teacher taught excellent Suzuki piano, which was excellent memory work, but lacking in reading and confidence learning new pieces. This program was the perfect opportunity […]
July 20th, 2011, No Comments
15 students from the Eva Martin Hollaus piano studio tested July 8 and 13, 2011 in Escondido in the Annual Piano Guild auditions. The students performed 159 pieces from memory. They all performed scales, chords/cadences and the 10-15 piece programs included full sets of arpeggios skills as well. The students were prepared using the Play Piano In ALl Keys Complete Workbook by Eva Martin Hollaus featuring fingering charts.
June 19th, 2011, No Comments
Vinayak and VishakhPillai completed their 2011 Piano Guild auditions. Both performed a 5 piece program, that earned them a Bronze medal for their efforts. Both students are Honor students and participate in academic challenge classes. Congratulations to both for their dedication and accomplishments.
May 23rd, 2011, No Comments
I am very happy to congratulate the following students to their amazing accomplishments. They all performed musicianship phases. It was George Bostan II’s first Guild audition; he performed all white key scales in Major and harmonic minor and 9 Elementary pieces. Cassiopea Bostan performed All Major, Harmonic and Melodic Minor scales, Chords / Cadences and […]
April 12th, 2011, No Comments
Well, this year, once again the Guild auditions are just around the corner. And as always, I am offering this venue to all my students. This year, we have a student entry of 31, from the very beginning levels of Elementary A through the High School Diploma auditions in 12th grade. Of our 31 students […]