Sunday, October 28, 2007

The Sounds of Music ~ Student Recital

This Saturday Evangeline and I had most of our students put on a recital at a lodge/studio in Oswego. The theme of the recital was the Sound of Music, so we made matching skirts for the girls, made the little boys wear overalls and even introduced the children to the audience the same way Captain Von Trapp did for Maria when she came to be the governess (ie. blowing the whistle, standing at attention, and marching forward to say their name.) It was really cute! All of the children did an excellent job, and the production received a standing ovation! The last song we did was So Long Farewell - I sang while all the little children sat on the floor in front of me and Evangeline accompanied on the piano. At certain intervals two or three of them would walk off the "stage" waving good-bye, until only our smallest student was left....... At the last "Goodbye" I scooped her up in my arms and walked out of sight. It was a completely wonderful evening enjoyed by all!

Ethan Stolp playing his piece

Our smallest student, Mallory Curtis.
"So Long Farewell"

"Do - Re - Me"
Elizabeth and Alexis Reece, piano
Adam Humphrey and Grace Cordone, voice

Getting ready to march down the stairs at the beginning of the recital....

Some of the audience before the program began.......

Last minute instructions...

Miss Alexis

Shhh....It's a secret!
Teachers Elizabeth and Evangeline
Gracious owners, Mr. and Mrs. Zollo of the Cherrywood studio, where we held the recital.


Stinnett Family said...

That was such a cute idea! :) I love the outfits!

maryellenhuff said...

What a great idea...and so much more fun (and entertaining) than the typical piano recital....very cute!

Rochenda Crane said...

That is so cute! So creative!