EVMTA 2018-2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
AND OTHER IMPORTANT DATES
Unless otherwise noted, all items are to be postmarked by the date specified.

 

August 

16          Opening Social/Event Kickoff at LDS Church

31          Collect Organ Stop Registrations by this date 

September 

7            Organ Stop registration deadline

3 – 9      Distribute information about Piano Ensemble to students

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

15            Organ Stop Pizza Party

20          Workshop: Fun Ideas to Enhance Your Teaching  by Shelle Soelberg, NCTM

30         Begin to distribute information about Music Showcase to students

 

October 

13          Music Showcase Registration deadline

13         St. Olaf College Nordic Music lecture/recital at AZ Piano, 3 pm

18          Workshop: Ensemble Music Preview at AZ Piano

20          Fall Recital Registration deadline

22          Begin practicing Piano Ensemble Music this week (check registrar for group availability) 

27          Music Showcase

November 

3          Fall Recital

15          Workshop:  Master Class with Craig Sale

17          Composers Celebration Concert Application deadline

December 

1            ASP (Arizona Study Program) ENROLLMENT DUE

1            Piano Ensemble Registrations deadline

8            Composers Celebration Concert 

January 

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

15          Nancy Spitzer Memorial Student Scholarship application deadline

17          Workshop: It’s Not About the Notes: Tools for Getting to the Music in Music                                                               byDr. Gail Fischler, NCTM.

21-24    Piano Ensemble Student Artwork due (second week of rehearsals) 

February 

2           Piano Ensemble Rehearsal/Performance

15          EVMTA Piano Competition applications due

15          Senior awards application deadline

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)

21          Workshop: Master Class, advanced level, with Walter Cosand

March 

2            EVMTA Piano Competition

3            Piano Competition Winners’ Recital

15          Senior Recital registration and biography deadline

16          Spring Recital registration deadline

16          Jason Sipe Prize Piano Performers Application Deadline

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

28          Workshop: (Note: FOURTH Thursday) Working with 6- and 7-Year-Old Students                                                   by Natalya Thran, NCTM

30          Spring Student Recital

April 

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

6            Jason Sipe Prize Piano Performers Competition

10          Arizona Study Program Confidential Report Form due back

12          Senior Recital and Awards

18          Annual membership meeting/luncheon at 11:00 AM; Crackers & Co Cafe,
535 W. Iron Ave, Ste 131, Mesa, AZ 85210

May

1-31      Pay dues for next year

10-11    Arizona Study Program Evaluations