It's the Autumn Recital!

The leaves are changing. The rains have returned.
The days are growing shorter.
Life continues to be full of activities. Students have been buzzing here and there, working hard on finding the balance within their many activities and life.
I am always in awe of their progress.

While we patiently await the safe times
when we can all be together again,
here is a beautiful collection of songs that took many hours of patience and hard work.

Performing is a big deal.

Performance more than reading notes on a page,
reciting lyrics, and matching tones.
It is the art of bringing the score to life and giving it the human breath or
"magic"
that others, the audience, feels.

Here's to that magic and the path of discovering how to
share it with others.
I am so proud of my students for carving out time in their busy lives to dwell in the art of performance!

It's a big deal.... and so are they.

Bravo!

- Fae
30 October 2021

Carmen - "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Ahana - "Who Will Buy?" from Oliver by Lionel Bart
Savanna - "Pulled" from the Addams Family Musical by Andrew Lippa
Mark - "Carta Ao Tom 74" by Toquinho & Vinicius de Moraes
Sawyer - "Chim Chim Che-ree" from Mary Poppins by Sherman and Sherman
Cassie - "The Wren", also known as Dans En Dro, is a Breton traditional dance tune

Syren's Voice Summer Recital

The last few weeks have been busy for all of us.
Summer is a time of rest, fun, and creativity!
I am so proud of all my students. This last year has not been an easy one.
I am grateful to see their smiles every week and hear their progress with every new song.
Please enjoy this little window into our summer!
(This is a small but mighty offering!)

To my students... YOU ROCK! So incredibly proud of you!
Thank you for being BRAVE and SHINING YOUR LIGHT!

- Fae
28 August 2021

Mark - "The Briar and the Rose" by Tom Waits
Linda and Erin - "Kiss From A Rose" by Seal
Zoe - "Annie's Song" by John Denver
Erin - "The Skye Boat Song" Traditional, Scottish
Syren's Voice Mid-Year Recital!
(Formerly known as the Spring Recital but, since we are online,
we have MORE performance opportunities! Huzzah!)

This has been a very creative spring!
Students continued to push themselves to learn
more difficult techniques, styles, and ranges of songs.
They are certainly leveling up their "musical moxie". WOOT!

Every recital just makes my heart sing!
I am so proud of my students for facing the challenges of this past year with humble hearts and a passion for showing up! They inspire me beyond words.

Courage! Kindness! Trust!
Woot! for being courageous to try new things.
Woot! for being kind to yourself when a skill may not come quickly.
Woot! for trusting that it's all there, inside, for the performance.

Here's to all the performers, to their amazing performances, and to all their hard work!
Big hugs and love!

Fae
12 June 2021

Claire - "Everybody Says Don't" by Stephen Sondheim
Carmen and Casandra - "Break My Stride" by Matthew Wilder
Sawyer - "Have You Ever Seen It Rain" by John Fogerty
Zoe - "Freight Train" by Elizabeth Cotton
Maddie - "I'm Confessin'" by Reynolds & Daugherty
Erin - "Fireflies" by Adam Young
Mark - "Earthling's Swan Song" lyrics by Mark Ballard; music by João Bosco e Aldir Blanc
Carmen and Cassandra - "These Dreams" by Taupin & Page
Maddie - "Ho Hey" by Schultz & Fraites

Syren's Voice Spring Recital!

What a wild year this has been!
Next week will mark the one year anniversary of moving lessons online. WOW!
I cannot accurately express how proud I am of my students for being adaptable, patient, and
BRAVE to work through this truly unique year with its challenges and waves of uncertainty.
This is a remarkable time to be alive.
My students have been a bright light for me and I am extremely grateful!
So..
Continue to SHINE BRIGHT!
You change the world every day with your light and willingness to share your
music and creative energy!
I am caught in awe and proud as can be!
Big Love!
- Fae

13 March 2021

Maddie - "Into the Open Air" by Alex Mandel
Casandra - "Hopelessly Devoted to You" by John Farrar
Sawyer - "Tears In Heaven" by Eric Clapton
Mark - "Midnight On the Water" - Lyrics - J. Croizat; Music - Trad.
Claire - "Bali Ha'i" by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Linda - "Beauty and the Beast" by Menken & Ashman
Erin - "Will You Walk Me Home?" by Erin Keen (original!)
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