"Music is to the mind as air is to the body..." -Plato
September : Meet and Greet Breakfast IHOP 9:30 am
October October 8th: ~ "Let's Get Creative" "Teaching Improvisation and the Art of Listening" presented by Cassio Vianna Hosted by Prosser Piano & Organ – 5849 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma
November November 5th: FIRST Monday of month -" Teacher Workshop: Starter Steps for Playing 18th Century Repertoire on the Modern Piano" presented by Donna Gunn Hosted by Skelley Piano 9:30AM
December December 8th student Recital at Tacoma Lutheran Home at 1:30-4:30 in the Chapel. Contact Mary Beth Denzer for to sign up. December 10th: Holiday Potluck Lunch with WSMTA President Krista Seely hosted by Paul & Phyllis Twedt
January No meeting.
Practice-A-Thon dates: January 21st - 27th, 2019.
Saturday, February 2nd -“4-Piano Benefit Concert”- 3:00 pm
Lagerquist Concert Hall – PLU
Looking ahead - February is “Music Literacy Program”- (Questions? - ask Tim Strong, Sterling Picard, or Phyllis Twedt. Also see WSMTA & Tacomamusicteachers website for preparation info, cost, and registration.)
February February 11th: Student Masterclass with Cristina Valdes hosted by Skelley Piano 9:30AM
DEADLINE for ORS of Tacoma Registrations – February 26th, 2019
March No meeting
Playoffs – Sunday, March 10th, 2:00 pm
Music Artistry Programs (MAPs) - (formerly called Adjudications) Mon.-Sat., March 11th-16th, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
MTNA National Convention – Spokane, WA. o Sat.-Wed., March 16th-20th, Spokane Convention Center
Honors Recital – Sunday, March 24th, 2:00 pm
April April 8th: "No Pain, All Gain...How Fitness Enhances Musician's Careers" presented by Ta Wei Tsai Hosted by Prosser Piano
Turn your Adjudicator evaluations to Oxana Ejokina.
DEADLINE for Senior Award – April 24th, 201
May May 13th:"The Musician's Journey" Exploring Music by Composers of Africa and the African Diaspora" presented by Dr. William Chapman-Nyaho Hosted by Skelley Piano June June 10th: End of the Year Meeting and Luncheon Hosted by Robin Watson NEEDED:
Your ideas/suggestions for next years “Programs”.
Election of new officers and committees for next year.
Student Performers from Play-Offs for WSMTA Conference
Bring your favorite dish to share ~ End of Year Potluck Luncheon