Evelyn Lam’s DMA Solo Piano Recital

We are so excited to share the details for Evelyn Lam’s Doctoral Degree Solo Recital on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 7:00pm EST in Rochester, NY. Watch the livestream (6:00pm CST)at http://www.esm.rochester.edu/live/hatch and enter password maertSevil60!

Evelyn Lam, B.M., M.M., will perform with our LHS young musicians in our next studio recital on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 6PM at the Virtuosi of Houston Studio. Stay tuned for more details!

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2017 LHS Arts Supplement Seminar This Saturday!

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Harvard University. Photo by Albertine Wang (Princeton ’14, Clements HS ’10)

Please join us this Saturday, September 30th from 2:00 – 3:00PM at the Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery (Blue Room) for our 2017 Arts Supplement Seminar. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $30 per family (cash or check). See you there!

7 LHS Musicians Accepted into National Junior Honor Society

Congratulations to the seven LHS musicians who were accepted into the National Junior Honor Society this semester! All seven students, entering 8th grade in Fall 2017,  demonstrate leadership and a strong commitment to community service. We are so proud of their academic and musical progress. Well done, everyone!

Anisha, violin

Hamsini, violin

Tarunikha, viola

Jacob, viola

Riya, violin

Haneesha, violin

Aleezay, violin

11 LHS Musicians Accepted into the American Festival for the Arts

Our warmest congratulations to the following young musicians on their successful auditions for AFA! We are excited for their upcoming performances and so proud of their accomplishments.

Archana, violin

Jessica, violin

Anika, viola

Catherine, violin

Elizabeth, violin

Riya, violin

Neha, viola

Aleezay, violin

Christian, viola

Haneesha, violin

Amanda, viola

 

More information about the American Festival for the Arts, or AFA, can be found at http://www.afatexas.org.

LHS Musicians to Present Junior Recital

All are invited to join us on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 3:00PM as LHS musicians Nikita and Sophie present their Junior Recital together at Atria Senior Living in Sugar Land, Texas. This exciting program will feature advanced violin & viola works by Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Bach, and Massenet. We hope to see you there!

 

 

LHS Students Receive Top Awards at 2017 Solo & Ensemble Competitions

Congratulations to our wonderful LHS musicians on their fantastic 2017 Solo & Ensemble results! The following students received the top grade (1 – Superior) on their solo performances this semester:

Christopher

Hamsini

Aishwarya

Jessica

Jacob

Archana

Anisha

Seline

Christian

Tarunikha

Sharon

Sophie

Aleezay

Anika

Steffen

Vivika

A special congratulations to Sophie and Christopher, who have achieved Grade I Superior ratings 6 years in a row, and to Aishwarya, who has reached Grade I Superior  5 years in a row!

LHS Presents the 2017 Arts Résumé Workshop

LHS Presents

The 2017 Arts Résumé Workshop

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

2:00 – 3:00PM

Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery

Yellow Room

$35 Admission Per Student-Parent Team

Families should bring a laptop, charger, and records of the following accomplishments:

  • Awards, Honors, Scholarships
  • Region/All-State Participation
  • Solo & Ensemble
  • School Leadership Positions
  • Youth Orchestras
  • Summer Festivals
  • Chamber Music
  • Significant Performances & Venues
  • Teachers, Coaches, & Directors
  • Teaching & Paid Performance Experience

Students will leave with their completed current musical résumé and a template for adding future accomplishments.

Space is extremely limited. Spots are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Interested parties should contact Ms. Haley directly to reserve their space.

Congratulations, Winter Showcase Musicians!

Congratulations to all of the LHS families who participated in this Saturday’s Winter Showcase Concerts! Violinists and violists performed works ranging from Suzuki Book I favorites to Beethoven’s Spring Sonata and Schumann’s Märchenbilder. From Bartók to Mozart, our LHS performers demonstrated command of a wide range of musical styles.

We were thrilled to once again offer students the opportunity to work with LHS pianist Evelyn Lam (https://laurenhaleystudios.com/meettheartists/) as Ms. Lam completes her doctoral degree in piano performance at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.

Virtuosi of Houston and Karen Needham hosted both the 5:30pm and 7:30pm LHS recitals in their beautiful studio. Thank you again, Virtuosi and Ms. Needham!

Parents can submit their photos from the recital to be posted here. Congratulations again to all performers! 

 

Below: Ms. Haley and Sophie, Sebastian and Ms. Haley

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LHS Pianist Evelyn Lam, B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music

 

February 2017 Student Showcase Concerts

Lauren Haley Studios Presents the

February 2017 Student Showcase Concerts

Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at 5:30 and 7:30 in the evening

Virtuosi of Houston Studio, Memorial City Mall

 

We are looking forward to welcoming you and yours to the February 2017 Student Showcase Concert. Once again we have the privilege of performing together in the outstanding Virtuosi of Houston venue at Memorial City Mall. All friends and family members are invited to attend the recital and celebrate the marvelous accomplishments of these young musicians.

Please save Saturday, February 11th, 2017 from 1:30 to approximately 9:00pm in your calendars in order to accommodate all rehearsals (at Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery), performances (at Virtuosi) and the reception (also at Virtuosi). Please RSVP to laurenhaleystudios@gmail.com by Saturday, January 28th with student name as you would prefer to see it presented in the program. Recital spots will be assigned via email once all players have confirmed participation. 

As a reminder, students are responsible for bringing the appropriate piano accompaniment for Ms. Lam to rehearsals and the recital. Students must also meet memorization deadlines and attend all lessons between now and the recital. Please contact Ms. Haley with any questions regarding these policies.

As we’ll be honoring our young musicians, students are invited to dress up, and everyone is welcome at the reception following the performances. We will take the traditional studio picture after each recital.

We are excited to perform with Evelyn Lam as our collaborative pianist. More information about Ms. Lam can be found at https://laurenhaleystudios.com/meettheartists/. Ms. Lam’s fees are $35 for 30 minutes, $50 for 45 minutes, and $70 per hour of rehearsal. Tuition is due at the start of the rehearsal. The studio recital fee is $32 per family, payable to Ms. Haley by the last lesson before the recital. Timely payment of fees helps us keep costs low for frequent recitals.

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LHS Welcomes 2017!

As we celebrate the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 it’s wonderful to take a look back at the accomplishments of LHS students! As your teacher, I’m so honored to have the opportunity to work with all of you. In the past few months alone we’ve launched a new, larger studio space at the Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery, performed all over Houston, and celebrated recitals, competitions, auditions, academic awards, and youth orchestra performances. It’s so tremendously exciting to see everyone take on leadership positions in their school orchestras as well. Bravo, 2016, and here’s to starting 2017 off on the right note!