The following classes are being offered:

 

Handle Performance Jitters: Festival Prep – Saturday, March 2th, 2024                 

75 minute class between 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Scheduled after registration is complete

Register for this prefestival opportunity to help calm jitters, experience the venue and receive tips and tricks for performance.

All students welcome 

 

I Sing and Play – A unique class for students interested in both singing and playing piano! All genres of music are acceptable. This class requires the pianist to sing while accompanying his/ herself on the piano. For those wanting to accompany a singer, please enter the combo class (one section)

Pop, Blues & Jazz – This class includes any contemporary style. Improvisation is strongly encouraged. (one selection)

Solo – any one solo selection for any age or level

Recital – perform contrasting pieces as a recital set for any age or level, max 20 minutes (two to three selections)

Teen Solo – Ages 12 to 17, Preparatory to Grade 4 (one selection) 

Teen Recital – Ages 12 to 17, Preparatory to Grade 4 (two or three selections)

Adult Solo – 18 years and up (one selection)

Adult Recital – 18 years and up (two to three selections)

Piano Composition – A class for young composers! Students perform one of their own compositions (one selection) Compositions need to be submitted in draft form or completion along with registration

Piano Combo - Any combination of performers which includes at least one person on piano. Combos can include a vocalist or any instrument. The performer submitting the registration is responsible for communication with their partners (one selection)

Piano Duet/Trio Class - This class includes four hands, six hands or more, as well as two piano works. If two pianos are required please state this under special requests.  The performer submitting the registration is responsible for communication with their partners (one selection)

 

*Maximum performance time is 20 minutes per class*

 

 

 

Classification of Categories

Beginner- Preparatory to Grade 2

Junior – Grade 3 – 4

Intermediate – Grade 5 – 7

Advanced – Grade 8 – 9

Senior – Grade 10 – Associate

 

Handling Performance Jitters *NEW THIS YEAR

Are your students new to festival? Would they appreciate an opportunity to work through any performance anxiety

Register for this prefestival opportunity to help calm jitters, experience the venue and receive tips and tricks for performance.

  • Festival Prep – $10

 

CLASS LIST

 

I Sing and Play (One Selection)

lead sheets or chord charts are accepted. If used, please submit a link to a recording/video of arrangement being emulated

  • ISPB- I Sing and Play Beginner – $20
  • ISPJ- I Sing and Play Junior – $25
  • ISPI- I Sing and Play Intermediate – $30
  • ISPA- I Sing and Play Advanced – $35
  • ISPS- I Sing and Play Senior – $40

 

Piano Composition (One Selection)*

*scores and recordings must accompany registration

  • PCB- Piano Composition Beginner – $20
  • PCJ- Piano Composition Junior – $25
  • PCI- Piano Composition Intermediate – $30
  • PCA- Piano Composition Advanced – $35
  • PCS- Piano Composition Senior – $40

 

Solo (One Selection)

  • SPREP- Preparatory – $20
  • S101- Grade 1 – $20
  • S102- Grade 2 – $20
  • S103- Grade 3 – $25
  • S104- Grade 4 – $25
  • S105- Grade 5 – $30
  • S106- Grade 6 – $30
  • S107- Grade 7 – $30
  • S108- Grade 8 – $35
  • S109- Grade 9 – $35
  • S110- Grade 10 – $40
  • SA- Associate – $40

Teen Solo Ages 12 to 17, Preparatory to Grade 4 (One Selection)

  • TS- Teen Solo – $20

Adult Solo 18 and up (One Selection)

  • ASB- Adult Solo Beginner – $20
  • ASJ- Adult Solo Junior – $25
  • ASI- Adult Solo Intermediate – $30
  • ASA- Adult Solo Advanced – $35
  • ASS- Adult Solo Senior – $40

Pop, Blues & Jazz Solo (One Selection)

  • PBJB- Pop, Blues & Jazz Solo Beginner – $20
  • PBJJ- Pop, Blues & Jazz Solo Junior – $25
  • PBJI- Pop, Blues & Jazz Solo Intermediate – $30
  • PBJA- Pop, Blues & Jazz Solo Advanced – $35
  • PBJS- Pop, Blues & Jazz Senior – $40

 

Recital (Two to Three Selections)

  • RPREP- Preparatory – $35
  • R101- Grade 1 – $35
  • R102- Grade 2 – $35
  • R103- Grade 3 – $40
  • R104- Grade 4 – $40
  • R105- Grade 5 – $45
  • R106- Grade 6 – $45
  • R107- Grade 7 – $45
  • R108- Grade 8 – $50
  • R109- Grade 9 – $50
  • R110- Grade 10 – $55
  • RA- Associate – $55

Teen Recital Ages 12 to 17, Preparatory to Grade 4 (Two to Three Selections)

  • TR- Teen Recital – $35

Adult Recital 18 and up (Two to Three Selections)

  • ARB- Adult Recital Beginner – $35
  • ARJ- Adult Recital Junior – $40
  • ARI- Adult Recital Intermediate – $45
  • ARA- Adult Recital Advanced – $50
  • ARS- Adult Recital Senior – $55

 

Piano Duet/ Trio (One Selection)**

**For piano duet/trio classes, should two pianos be required, please, state this as a special request.

  • DB- Duet/Trio Beginner – $25
  • DJ- Duet/Trio Junior – $30
  • DI- Duet/Trio Intermediate – $35
  • DA- Duet/ Trio Advanced – $40
  • DS- Duet/trio Senior – $45

 

Piano Combo (One Selection)***

***Combo class requires one pianist with any other instruments. 

  • CB- Combo Beginner – $25
  • CJ- Combo Junior – $30
  • CI- Combo Intermediate – $35
  • CA- Combo Advanced – $40
  • CS- Combo Senior – $45

 

*Please note that a score and/or a recording of the composition MUST be submitted to the festival committee for those entering the composition class. The music is expected to be the student’s work, though the teacher may help in transcribing. A professional standard of recording is not necessary and recording quality will not be part of the adjudication. Recordings may be submitted by uploaded link. Students should expect to perform their piece during the festival.

**For piano duet/trio classes, should two pianos be required, please, state this as a special request.

***Combo class requires one pianist with any other instruments.