Saturday, November 16, 2013
1031 North Edge Tr., Verona, WI
On any given day, a performer can really nail a piece or they can botch it. Three different judges will give three different scores on the same performance. It feels good to win, but we shouldn’t get caught up in “the score.” Don’t let your ego get the best of you if you did well; don’t beat yourself up if you didn’t. Did you walk in that room and play the best that you could play on that day? Did you learn something in the process of preparing for a performance? Did it give you a sense of accomplishment? Will it help you prepare for the next level of learning? That’s all that really matters. As parents and as music instructors, these are the values we should strive to teach our students.
forms must be postmarked by October 11, 2013
The Thirteenth annual Sonatina Festival aims to raise awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonata and Sonatina musical forms. As many music auditions and competitions are held in the spring, this festival encourages musical preparation during the fall semester by providing a performance goal for piano students of all ages and levels.
We hope to see you at Rhapsody Arts Center for this exciting day of music-making!
We are located at 1031 North Edge Trail, Verona, in the Prairie Oaks Center on the north side of Verona. The nearest main intersection is Hwy M (Main St) and Cross Country Road. We are just west of Reddan Soccer Park.
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Billings Piano Gallery of Madison is Wisconsin’s premier piano dealer. Featuring Steinway & Sons, Boston, and Essex as well as quality rebuilt, used, and digital pianos, our gallery offers a wide variety of instruments to meet the needs of every player. Experience the difference just one-quarter mile east of West Towne Mall on Mineral Point Road.
Billings Piano Gallery of Madison • 6629 Mineral Point Road • Madison, WI 53705 • (608) 237-7373 • www.billingspiano.com
Grant Billings of Billings Gallery of Madison, Festival Sponsor
Winners, age 12 and up