You must register before the first day of classes or I cannot teach you. Come see me early Monday, January 6 if you have a problem with this. I have done the overrides for all of you so you should all be able to register, but of course let me know if you have issues. See below: I need to have a lesson with each of you by the end of Tuesday, January 7 if at all possible.
Please email me your schedules before the first day of class, January 6 (Valencia wins the award for being first). The permanent schedule will be posted as soon as I have everyone's information.
I will only be in town the first two days of class due to a conference in NYC, and I would like to see all of you in those two days if remotely possible. Please note your availability those two days, and we'll start our work then.
Following are repertoire assignments for spring 2014. Bring one or two pieces to your first lesson, ready to work. Do not come in with nothing learned: we only have 14 weeks in the semester now!
Jake: bring anything from NATS rep (either category). Since your recital is so early, plan on working two pieces per lesson. For each lesson, everything must be memorized.
Nole: bring anything from your NATS rep. Come with your musical theatre rep chosen as well. Since you are competing in two categories, have at least one piece memorized for each lesson (two is preferred).
John: Handel in first lesson in January, preferably memorized or close to off-book. Dichterliebe in second lesson: have #4-6 ready to work; "Nocturne” by third lesson
MK: Two pieces from your recital, memorized and ready to work.
Valencia: Bring the two new French pieces, and we'll slog through the text. Have them learned well enough to plug in the words.
Kelsey: "Drink to me only with thine eyes" by Quilter (try both keys and see what feels best: the library has both volumes).
Amanda: Handel's "Va godendo" (the library will probably have this; you may also check online. Let me know if you have trouble, as I own it.)
Madison: bring in something you know, and we'll choose new music together.
Have a wonderful break, and enjoy some well-deserved down time! Happy New Year.