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Music Teacher’s Association of California

San Mateo County Branch

Newsletter

February 2020 Newsletter

 

IN THIS NEWSLETTER:

  • Branch Programs: String MasterClass: April 5th
  • Nominating Committee: Openings in the Board next year
  • Looking for a Website Manager
  • Recital and rehearsal space at Lessons on B
  • Announcements:
                         ○ Piano Recital: February 29th - Makenzie Melemed
                       
 
Branch Programs - Millie Lee Siu, Vice President

Two exciting events are coming up in April.

April 5 from 3:00-5:00PM: VIOLIN MASTERCLASS for intermediate-advanced students with Lisa Lee at Lessons on B (1527 South B Street at 16th Ave. in San Mateo).

The branch is sponsoring this event so the cost for participating is only $20 per student (a $50 value).
Please email me (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you are interested in signing up your students.

April 26 from 3:00-4:30PM: Lecture with jazz pianist Yuko Maruyama at Lessons on B
Lecture presentation: Learn to Play from Chord Charts. Learn jazz harmony on piano using chord charts to arrange, compose and improvise.

 

Community Outreach Recital - Olga Moudry

The community outreach recital on Sunday, February 23 is full.
Thank you for signing up your students.

Olga


Nominating Committee
 
Our MTAC Branch will have three openings on the Board next year for a Vice President, a Corresponding Secretary and a Treasurer. The current Board of Directors is thankful for three Branch teachers who have agreed to serve on the nominating committee. They are Marcela Toma, Gina Vandellos, and Laurie Johnson.
 
 
 
ISO Website Manager
 

We are looking for a new webmaster for our branch website and we need YOU to help! If you have experience working with websites please reach out immediately to any of our Board members.

Duties include updating teacher contact information, keeping the calendar current, and posting links for teachers.

 
 
Rehearsal and Recital Space at Lessons on B

Our branch pianos have been moved from the Wind Room to Lessons on B. If you are looking for a venue, you may now sign up for a concert or rehearsal space at Lessons on B, 1527 South B Street at 16th Ave. in San Mateo.

The fee is $50 per hour.
Availability is Saturdays from 5:00pm – 9:30 pm and Sundays from 10:00am – 9:00pm
The venue seats 60 comfortably with a maximum limit of 70. There are two tables set up for reception. Street parking only in a residential/business mix.

To book a recital email a date and time request to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cynthia Brown


Announcements - Elisabeth Fourtanier, Recording Secretary
 

Piano Recital
On February 29th at 2pm (777 Miramontes St., Half Moon Bay)
Musical Odyssey is presenting a satellite event featuring pianist Mackenzie Melemed

Tentative program:

Gershwin: 3 Preludes
Gottschalk: Banjo
Scriabin: Preludes Op.16
Sibelius: Valse Triste
Schumann: Symphonic Etudes
Dorman: Sonata no. 3, finale movement.
 

Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Click here for event details and pianist bio.

 
 
 

 

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Do you have a change of address, phone or email? Please edit the changes in your teacher information at MTAC.org, and send them to Irina Behrendt, our Branch Membership Secretary at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and to Kevin Imbimbo, our Web Administrator at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we can keep our records and your teacher profile on our website up to date. 

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