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2015-16 STUDIO CALENDAR
Dates may be changed

Some dates are not completely set yet – I’ll let you know as soon as I know.  Meanwhile, please let me know if there are any major conflicts, especially with the recitals.


September
1st week – lesson resume after summer break

October
29 Thurs  – Halloween Master Class & more /Introduction to the Baroque Period of Music)
6:00-8:00 (includes pot luck light supper (students only) – costumes encouraged but optional)

November
TBA - Evening of Sharing – optional performance at a local retirement home
14 Sat. – CAPMT Auditions in Redlands (optional)
14 Sat. – CAPMT Ensemble Auditions in Redlands (optional)
14 – MTNA State Finals at UC Santa Barbara (optional)
25-26-27 – Thanksgiving week – regular lessons – Thursday to be re-scheduled
29 – 6 Dec – Music Development Program Evaluations (optional)

December
TBA – Christmas program at retirement home (optional)
TBA – Christmas Recital (No lessons week of recital – students may schedule short rehearsal if needed)
18 F – last day of lessons for December
Have a very Merry Christmas!  See you next year!

2016
January
5 Tu – lessons resume after Christmas Break
24 Sun. - CAPMT Contemporary/Honors/Concerto Festival in Redlands (optional)

February
6 Sa – CAPMT Southern Festival – for those who received a “5” at the Nov. Piano Auditions
11 Th – I LOVE Piano Master Class (replaces lessons for this week) 6:30 pm

March
TBA - possible performance night
TBA – Federation Festival in Rancho Cucamonga (optional)


April
TBA – Piano is Fun – mini recital at Senior Apartments (optional)

May
5 Th – Baroque Period Composer – Bach Festival Night for students and parents (replaces lessons for this week)
13 Fri – Guild Auditions – Optional (probable date, but won’t know for sure until March)
14 Sa – Tentative Royal Conservatory Music Development Program Spring evaluations (optional)

June
4 Sat– Spring Recital (This date may change)
30 F – Last day of lessons for school year (this last week is important with instructions for summer and closing out the piano school year.  We’ll have special treats during this week.

July-August
No regular lessons for July & August only – Lessons start first week of September
Several short piano camps with themes may be held during July if there is interest.
ie: composing camp, music history camp, music games camp, note reading camp, etc.  I’ll have interest sheets out early in the year so families may plan their activities. Each camp will have an individual cost.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
There are usually no regular lessons during the week of a Master class or a Recital
Recital weeks usually involve one or more rehearsals
** All dates are tentative, though probably will occur on that date.  Other events may come up as the year moves ahead.
Guild, CAPMT, Federated & MDP participants will have several rehearsals prior to the auditions.  I will let you know the dates.

 

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If a composer
could say what
he had to say in
words he would
not bother trying to
say it in music.

Gustav Mahler

 


Karen Snow
Email: rksnow@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 951-734-2516
Text: 951-403-3131


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