Sure-Fire Practice Techniques
Stuck in a rut? Tired of practicing aimlessly, Not realizing results? The goals of practicing are: learning notes, polishing music for performance, maintaining music between performances, and bringing back old repertoire. This workshop session features a discussion and demonstration of efficient practice techniques guaranteed to help you realize your goals. Discover a systematic and efficient approach to learning, polishing, maintaining, and relearning music.
Faythe Freese, D.Mus., professor of organ at the University of Alabama, has performed throughout the United States, Germany, Denmark, South Korea, and Singapore. She is the first American woman to have recorded at L’Église de la Sainte-Trinité, Paris on the landmark instrument where Guilmant, Messiaen, and Hakim were titular organists. She was a lecturer and recitalist at the 2010 national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Washington, D.C., various regional Guild conventions, and many Pipe Organ Encounters. Her performances have been hailed as “powerful…masterful…impressive…brilliant.” As a Fulbright scholar, she studied the works of Jean Langlais with the composer in France, and the works of Max Reger with Heinz Wunderlich in Germany. She studied with Marilyn Keiser, Robert Rayfield, William Eifrig, and Phillip Gehring, and coached with Dame Gillian Weir, Simon Preston, and Daniel Roth.