Two of Clavier-Werke’s advanced piano students will be performing solo recitals at Steinway Piano Gallery, in the month of July. James Mohn, student of Russell Reed, will perform works by Schubert, Bach and Liszt on Saturday, July 7th at 3pm. Another student of Dr. Reed’s, Joseph Asfouri, will perform works by Beethoven, Scarlatti, Rameau and Schubert-Liszt on Saturday, July 14th at 3pm. Steinway Piano Gallery is located at 12980 N. Hwy. 183 in Austin, 78750. This free event is open to families and people of all ages. We hope you can join us!
Spring Recitals are coming up! Please follow this link to sign up for a master class time now. Recital times are assigned by teacher studio (see below.) We are using two different venues and two different weekends for some recitals so please also take note of the exact location, day and time of your recital.
MASTER CLASSES – All south location piano, guitar, voice, violin, viola and cello Master Classes take place the week of April 23rd. All West Lake location Master Classes take place the week of April 30th. Please make note of the location, day and time of your Master Class… Most classes take place at the CW Studios but West Lake location guitar, violin, viola and cello classes take place at Westlake United Methodist Church.
RECITALS – Recitals will occur at either the Westlake United Methodist Church (WUMC), 1460 Redbud Trail, or the Shepherd of the Hills Church (SOTH), 3525 Bee Cave Road.
Jon Carbin / Daniel Kopp / Karli Leal’s West Lake students / Sean Riley / Sophie Verhaeghe: Saturday, May 5th, WUMC, 10:00am (arrive at 9:45am for tuning)
Rachel Garner / Karli Leal’s South students: Saturday, May 5th, WUMC, 11:30am (arrive at 11:15am for tuning)
Justin Scheibel: Saturday, May 5th, WUMC, 1:00pm (arrive at 12:45am for tuning)
Felicia Kim: Saturday, May 5th, WUMC, 2:30pm, all ages
Leslie Chu: Saturday, May 5th, SOTH, 1:30pm, all ages
Sami Froncek: Saturday, May 5th, SOTH, 3:00 or 4:00pm, to be assigned by Ms. Froncek
Jeffrey Fratus / Scott Simon: Sunday, May 6th, WUMC, 1:30pm (arrive at 1:15pm for tuning)
Jon Chaney: Sunday, May 6th, WUMC, 3:00pm (arrive at 2:45pm for tuning)
Bridget Perez / Kimberly Sandoval: Sunday, May 6th, WUMC, 5:15pm (vocal warmups start at 4:30pm)
Sarah Bellows: Sunday, May 6th, SOTH, 2:00pm, all ages
Maleesa Brenchley: Sunday, May 6th, SOTH, 3:30pm, all ages
Jacque Lawrence: Saturday, May 19th, SOTH, 12:00 noon, all ages
Simone Ducloux: Saturday, May 19th, SOTH, 1:30pm, all ages
Jim James: Saturday, May 19th, SOTH, 3:00pm, all ages
Russell Reed (PreK-5th): Saturday, May 19th, SOTH, 4:30pm
Russell Reed (6th and up): Saturday, May 19th, SOTH, 6:00pm
Andres Vargas (PreK-4th): Sunday, May 20th, SOTH, 2:00pm
Andres Vargas (5th and up): Sunday, May 20th, SOTH, 3:00pm
Susan Allen: Sunday, May 20th, SOTH, 4:30pm
Clavier-Werke School of Music is hosting a free classical concert to benefit hurricane victims at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1500 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., on Sunday, September 24th at 3pm. There will be performances by teachers and students. A performance program is available here for viewing. The concert is free and the Austin Disaster Relief Network will be onsite to take donations. 100% of the donations will go to the ADRN. Please RSVP here to attend this event.
Check out these three great resources for all the ways music makes our children grow — in so many ways!!
PBS article by Laura Lewis Brown http://www.pbs.org/parents/education/music-arts/the-benefits-of-music-education/
NY Times article by Joanne Lipman http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/opinion/sunday/is-music-the-key-to-success.html
NAMM Foundation research Why Learn to Play
Mary Cushing Smith services and tunes the pianos at both Clavier-Werke locations. If you need any services or recommendations, feel free to contact her.