Aya Higuchi Music Recordings and Sheet Music

​Aya Higuchi Hagelthorn received her DMA and MM in Piano Pedagogy and Performance from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also studied Applied Mathematics (Computer Science). She has been active as a piano teacher, collaborator, music-therapy and outreach performer, and has been teaching at the University of Michigan Piano Pedagogy Laboratory Program since 2001, where she is the coordinator and senior teacher. Her solo and collaborative performances have been well received in Japan, Italy, Prague, and the U.S. She has presented her pedagogical ideas at several conferences, including the Music Teachers National Association, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, and the Michigan Music Teachers Association. She is founder and CEO of Musiosity, LLC, and is a member of the College of Examiners at the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Title Composer Form Instrument Period Ratings
Unfinished Canon in F minor, B. 129a Frédéric Chopin Canon Piano Romantic
2 Bourrées, B. 160b Frédéric Chopin Dance Piano Romantic
3 Ecossaises, Op. 72 no. 3 Frédéric Chopin Dance Piano Romantic
Fugue in A minor, B. 144 Frédéric Chopin Fugue Piano Romantic
Funeral March in C minor, Op. posth. 72 no. 2 Frédéric Chopin Funeral Music Piano Romantic
Galop Marquis Frédéric Chopin Galop Piano Romantic
Nocturne in C sharp minor 'Lento con gran espressione', B. 49 (Op. posth.) Frédéric Chopin Nocturne Piano Romantic
Nocturnes, Op. 9 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne Piano Romantic
Albumleaf in E, B. 151 Frédéric Chopin Piano piece Piano Romantic
Andantino 'Spring', B. 117 Frédéric Chopin Piano piece Piano Baroque
Cantabile in Bb, B. 84 Frédéric Chopin Piano piece Piano Romantic
Contredanse in G-flat major, B. 17 Frédéric Chopin Piano piece Piano Romantic
Largo in E flat major, B. 109 Frédéric Chopin Piano piece Piano Romantic
Polonaise in Bb, B. 3 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise Piano Romantic
Polonaise in G minor, B. 1 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise Piano Romantic
Polonaise No. 1 in A Major 'Military', Op. 40 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise Piano Romantic
Waltz in Am, B. 150 Frédéric Chopin Waltz Piano Romantic
Waltz in Eb, B. 133 Frédéric Chopin Waltz Piano Romantic