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Concerto Project 2021: Concerto no. 3 ("Youth"), second movement, by Kabalevsky

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

Julian performs the second movement from Kabalevsky's 3rd concerto ("Youth"), for piano and orchestra, accompanied on the second piano by his teacher. Part of the 2021 Concerto Project.


Concerto Project 2021: Concerto in G by R. Vandall

Thursday, December 2, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

Greta performs the first movement of Robert Vandall's Concerto in G for piano and orchestra, accompanied by her teacher on the second piano. Greta absolutely loves this piece with its luscious chords, and she says it's the longest piece she's ever learned to play! Congrats, Greta!

   

Jose's Suzuki Book 1 Recital

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Graham Yates | Student Recordings

Jose has completed the first book in the Suzuki series! Here, he performs a selection of 10 pieces, from memory. Listen to that confident legato, especially in the last two pieces (Christmas Day Secrets and Musette) where he navigates two kinds of articulation at the same time. He worked REALLY hard on that! Congrats, Jose, and good luck in book 2!


 

Concerto Project 2021: Concerto in C K. 467 "Elvira Madigan" by W. A. Mozart

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

Leena performs the second movement of Mozart's Concerto in C for piano and orchestra, "Elvira Madigan", accompanied by her teacher on the second piano. Part of the 2021 Concerto Project.


 

Concerto Project 2021: Concertino in C by R. Vandall - All Three Movements!

Friday, November 19, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

Congrats to Tesla who just completed recording all three movements of Vandall's Concertino in C, by memory! Enjoy this milestone - her first complete concerto.

 

Concerto Project 2021: Concertino in C by R. Vandall

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

This year, select students are participating in a Concerto Project. They will learn one or more movements of a concerto and perform it, from memory, with their teacher playing the orchestra part on the second piano.

Here is Tesla performing the first movement of Robert Vandall's Concertino in C. Stay tuned as she plans to record all three movements in the coming weeks!

 

Concerto Project 2021: Kid Concerto by G. Anson

Friday, November 5, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

This year, select students are participating in a Concerto Project. They will learn one or more movements of a concerto and perform it, from memory, with their teacher playing the orchestra part on the second piano.

Here are Iggy, Daniel and Lenox performing movements from George Anson's Kid Concerto. The movements are called "I'm Mad", "I'm Bad" and "I'm Glad." Enjoy!

 

Halloween Recital 2021

Sunday, October 31, 2021 by Graham Yates | Remote Recitals

These kids (and one adult)! They should be very proud of themselves for accomplishing so much and being such great humans over the course of the last two years. Here is the studio's Halloween Remote Recital for 2021. Enjoy at your own risk - because Halloween.

  Program: 

0:15 Elena: Mississippi Hot Dog 

1:25 Olivier: Into the Cave & Three Little Kittens 

2:18 Paloma: Mississippi Hot Dog 

3:45 Aayush: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 

4:32 Hayden: Short Long Short 

5:20 Fiona: Cuckoo 

5:43 Teagan: Lightly Row & Cuckoo 

6:49 Nico: London Bridge 

7:10 Lila: Go Tell Aunt Rhody & French Children’s Song 

8:58 Jose: Go Tell Aunt Rhody 

9:34 Chelsey: Au clair de la lune & Go Tell Aunt Rhody 

10:58 Saaz: Halloween Allegretto 1 & 2 

12:08 Octavia: Goodbye to Winter & In Dreams 

13:10 Iggy: Pumpkin Dance 

13:58 Lilah: Ecossaise 

14:52 Madhav: Minuet in G 

15:42 Vivica: Williwaw 

17:58 J.J.: The Piano-Playing Skeleton 

19:12 Bruce: Attacama Desert 

20:42 Samaya: Nocturne No. 2 

26:30 Apoorva: Shooting Stars in Summer 


Theme Music: Midnight in the Graveyard by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Source: http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/252/m... Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org

Concerto Project 2021: Concertino in D by D. Alexander

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

This year, select students are participating in a Concerto Project. They will learn one or more movements of a concerto and perform it, from memory, with their teacher playing the orchestra part on the second piano.

Here is Prahal performing the first movement of Dennis Alexander's Concertino in D. It's his first performance as a student of North Austin Piano Studio!

 

Concerto Project 2021: Miniature Concerto by B.J. Rosco

Monday, October 25, 2021 by Graham Yates | Concerto Project

This year, select students are participating in a Concerto Project. They will learn one or more movements of a concerto and perform it, from memory, with their teacher playing the orchestra part on the second piano.

First up: Ashley performs the first movement of B.J. Rosco's Miniature Concerto for piano and orchestra.