This summer after talking to a new colleague, I realized that needed to try Master Classes again. Fast forward to this Saturday October 21st and that is the plan at this point for 3 of my piano students, 1 in-person and 2 online will share 2-3 Halloween songs and 2 of the students will share their own personal Halloween Composing. I'm so delighted to have a chance for myself students to play music for each other. They are delighted and anticipating an amazing opportunity to succeed.
The song list includes Chopin's Prelude in E Minor Op, 28, No. 4, Chopin's Funeral March from Sonata No. 2, Op. 35 Third Movement (easier arrangement), The Piano Duet from the Corpse Bride (music by Danny Elfman), two original compositions that my students created, Battle of the Brooksticks by James l. King III, The Goblins Gather by Frank Levin and Skeleton's March by Daniel MacFarlane. Plus I've been working diligently on the first movement of Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 for piano. I'm a bit nervous, about this selection, yet thankful that I'm striving and attempting a song that is providing an opportunity.
I'm hoping that the students parents and grandparents will join us at the Master Class, perhaps providing suggestions of improvements and encouragement. After the event, hopefully I'll have a picture to share. Here's trying new things all the time.
What are you doing that's a bit beyond yourself? Would like to know. Thanks for your support. Blessings.