Recordings and Videos

Kaarin’s talent is amazing. I have seen her perform beautifully as both an individual pianist and as an accompanist. As wonderful as her musicianship is, I have been even more impressed by her ability as a vocal performer; she seems to be able to interpret most any style of music.

-Tom Nunnenkamp, Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors, Charlotte, NC

Keyboard Sonata in C Major, No. 58, Hob.XVI:48, 2nd Movement, by F.J. Haydn

Impromptu in Ab Major, Op. 29, No. 1 by F. Chopin     

Prelude No. 5 in D, BWV, 850, WTC by J.S. Bach

Invention No. 13 in A Minor by J.S. Bach

Nocturne in E Minor, Op. 72, No. 1 by F. Chopin

Prelude in C, Op. 12, No. 7 by S. Prokofiev

Macedonian Mountain Dance by A. Hovhaness

All Creatures of Our God and King

America the Beautiful

His Eye is on the Sparrow

How Great Thou Art

It Is Well With My Soul

Open Arms, arr. by Kaarin Record Leach

CoOPERAtive Program, 2017, Princeton, NJ

The CoOPERAtive Program at Westminster Choir College is a three week intensive program with private coaching, focusing on operatic style, performance techniques, dramatic presentation, language/diction, and body awareness. The program is presented in cooperation and consultation with professionals in the field of opera. 

Lied der Lulu from Lulu by A. Berg

The German-language opera Lulu is a 20th century work in three acts by Alban Berg. This aria from the opera is known as one of the most notoriously difficult pieces in the repertory, for both the singer and the pianist, partly because it is based on the twelve-tone technique, developed by Berg's teacher Arnold Schoenberg. However, rather than using one tone row for the entire opera, he gives each character his or her own tone row, essentially creating a leitmotif (reminiscent of R. Wagner) for each persona. Lulu’s tone row is shown below, followed by a video of the piece with a score. 

Berg - Lulu basic tone row

Why Do People Fall in Love? by F. Wildhorn

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