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About Me:

Pianist & Scholar, lover of Bach, Schumann, Liszt, fugues, Charlotte Bronte, ballet, and the ocean :)

Currently working on:

Bach Toccata in F# minor
Beethoven Piano Concerto #4 in G Major
Chopin 24 Etudes

Doctoral Recital #1:
Bach Toccata and Fugue in E minor
Mozart Sonata in C minor
Grieg Ballade in G minor
Shostakovich Preludes

Master's Recital:
Bach Prelude and Fugue in C#Major
Beethoven Sonata in Eb Major, Op. 27, No.1
Schumann Papillons, Op.2
Barṭk 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs

Senior Recital:
Bach Prelude and Fugue in G Major
Haydn Sonata in Eb Major Hob XVI:32
Rachmaninoff Prelude in B Minor, Op.32 No.10
Debussy L'isle Joyeuse
Debussy Danse

Junior Recital:
Beethoven Sonata in Eb Major Op. 31 No.3
Debussy Les collines d'Anacapri
Debussy Minstrels
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody #12

Favorite Books: 

Villette, Finding Alice, The Man Who Was Thursday, Lost Horizon, The Giver, The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, Shirley

Favorite Music: 

Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic

Marital Status:  Single
Living Situation:  With Parents
Want (more) Children:  Not sure yet
Homeschool your children?:  Not sure yet.
Homeschool Legacy:  Homeschool Alum

Highschool Career:  Homeschooled all the way
Education:  Doctoral degree
Employment:  Student
Siblings:  6
Occupation:  Artistic / Musical / Writer

Status:  Member
Profile Views:  4630
Profile Updated:  30 Oct 2014
Joined:  01 Sep 2005
Total posts:  8 (search topics created)

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Friends Notes:

Thanks for the blog comment! I guess it was a progression of things that got us into studying and practicing the biblical feasts. When we got a glimpse of some of the ways that they are a "shadow of things to come" we got excited and started digging more. Smile
- Charlie
Sat Nov 01, 14 10:24 pm
Ooo...I just saw your recital lists. Looks awesome. I'll have to mention my junior/senior recital pieces sometime. I'm terrible with remembering names/composer of pieces on the spot, but I definitely recognize some on your list! How fun!
- Lydia Borengasser
Thu Oct 30, 14 9:00 pm
Wow, I'm sorry to hear about your injury! I know the feeling! I'll be praying for you. Those can be rough days, but I've learned that God's grace is sufficient and He gives the strength to trust Him in the hard times. Smile
As far as a method for students, it definitely varies from student to student. For transfer students, I try to use what they have if possible. But I like to start students with Faber, Hal Leonard, Bastien, or Alfred. I've used lots of series and I'm pretty flexible. But I've learned I don't care for Thompson or Schaum any more. Smile
Anyway...have you done any teaching?
- Lydia Borengasser
Thu Oct 30, 14 8:59 pm
Haha, well thanks for the reply after all those years! I'm doing well. Have dealt with piano overuse injury for the past two years, so I'm not playing much. I'm teaching though! About 30 students, and going strong! I volunteer one day a week at a pregnancy center doing some counseling. And I've recently started a new blog which is centered on encouraging people to be in the Word! So, yeah, that's me. What about you?
- Lydia Borengasser
Wed Oct 22, 14 6:23 pm
Re blog comment: Thanks! Very Happy it is funny I guess, but it keeps me sane is all I know Wink
- Faith E. Meggs
Tue Oct 21, 14 4:10 pm
I have a Bachelor of Music in Piano, too! Cool!
- Lydia Borengasser
Fri Nov 19, 10 4:10 pm
Hey there! I am on a quest to leave a FN on every person's profile on HSA.

I am doing this in order of when you joined so if you are seeing this and have not gotten a FN don't worry, you will nor be forgotten! Wink


-Ryan Bruce
- Ryan Bruce
Sat Nov 03, 07 3:41 pm
- No One
Thu Nov 23, 06 11:35 am
Happy Thanksgiving! Very Happy
What is something you're thankful for?
- bye
Thu Nov 23, 06 10:23 am
Hey Sara,
I hope you are having a lovely weekend!
- ambers
Sat Oct 07, 06 7:07 am

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