EVMTA 2017-2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

AND OTHER IMPORTANT DATES

Unless otherwise noted, all items are to be postmarked by the date specified.

 

August 

17          Opening Social/Event Kickoff at LDS Church

25          Collect Organ Stop Registrations by this date 

September 

1            Organ Stop registration deadline

3 – 9      Distribute information about Piano Ensemble to students

3 – 9      Distribute Composer’s Celebration Concert information to students

9            Organ Stop Pizza Party

21          Workshop: Group Classes–Focus on the Fundamentals You Never Have Time For  presented by Kathryn Rood, NCTM

24 -30   Distribute information about Music Showcase to students

29          Fall Recital Registration deadline 

October 

7            Music Showcase Registration deadline

14          Fall Recital

19          Workshop: Ensemble Music Preview at AZ Piano

21          Music Showcase

23          Begin practicing Piano Ensemble Music this week

(check registrar for group availability) 

November 

11          Composers Celebration Concert Application deadline

16          Workshop:  Baroque Master Class with Dr. Guy Whatley 

December 

1            ASP (Arizona Study Program) ENROLLMENT DUE

1            Piano Ensemble Registrations deadline

2            Composers Celebration Concert 

January 

8            Piano Ensemble Rehearsals begin (4 consecutive weeks at assigned time)

15          Nancy Spitzer Memorial Student Scholarship application deadline

18          Workshop: Expanding Expression Through the Thoughtful Use of Wrists and Arms by Dr Radmila Stojanovic-Kiriluk, NCTM.

22-25    Piano Ensemble Student Artwork due (third week of rehearsals) 

February 

3            Piano Ensemble Rehearsal/Performance

15          EVMTA Piano Competition applications due

15          ASP Final (late) registration deadline

15          ASP ProgramForms (Levels 5-12) and Work Assignment Form deadline

              (BOTH ITEMS REQUIRED, FOR STUDIO TO BE SCHEDULED)

15          Workshop: Master Class, advanced level, with Eugene & Elisabeth Pridonoff 

March 

3            EVMTA Piano Competition

4            Piano Competition Winners’ Recital

8            Workshop: (Note: SECOND Thursday) Alternative Repertoire for Intermediate Through Advanced Level Pianists by Mandarin G. Cheung-Yueh

9            Senior Awards application deadline

10          Spring Recital registration deadline

17          Jason Sipe Prize Piano Performers Application Deadline

24          Senior Recital registration and biography deadline

24          Spring Student Recital

20-31    Arizona Study Program Instructions/Forms mailed to teachers 

April 

1            Check  www.asmta.org often for Local Honors Recital registration  (due soon)

7            Jason Sipe Prize Piano Performers Competition

10          Arizona Study Program Confidential Report Form due back

14          Senior Recital

19          Annual membership meeting/luncheon at T.C. Eggington’s

11:00 AM; Fiesta Crossing, 1660 S. Alma School Rd , Mesa, AZ 85210 

May

1-31      Pay dues for next year

11-12    Arizona Study Program Evaluations