By Dr. Julie Knerr

This past Saturday one of my students in Piano Safari Level 2 played her Mini Recital.

What is a Mini Recital?

A Mini Recital is a recital solely for that student, with family and friends in attendance. I don’t know if you had the same experience that I did, but my first time playing a solo recital featuring only me was my Senior Recital in college. It was terrifying!!! Why not begin playing your own solo recitals when you are young?

Ingredients for a Mini Recital:

Student with 6-12 pieces prepared
Family and friends
Mini Recital Program
Mini cupcakes!

How Long is the Mini Recital:

Since my student is 8 and in Piano Safari Level 2, her pieces are quite short. She prepared and memorized six pieces. Her parents, brother, grandma, grandpa, and two of her friends attended. The …