2020/2021

HOLLYWOOD BRANCH

MEETING DATES BY CATEGORY

 

CHAIRS MEETING:

Monday, September 2, 2020 (Chairs) at 10:30am online

 

CM INFORMATION MEETINGS:

Instead of hosting an in-person CM training meeting, the CM Council has created an online training video and quiz that will be open starting September 15.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (Finance Committee Audit Meeting) online

Monday, August 17, 2020 (Finance Committee Budget Meeting) online

Friday, February 19, 2021 (Standing Rules/Bylaws Committee meeting) at 10:30 am online

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (Finance Committee Audit Meeting) at 10:30 am Lieschen’s Studio

Friday, July 30, 2021 (Finance Committee Budget Meeting) at 10:30 am at Lieschen’s studio

 

BRANCH GENERAL MEETINGS:

Wednesday, August 5, 2020  (discussion on technical help for online performances) online at 10:30 am

Thursday, October 22, 2020  online at 10:30 am (Program: Lori and Lisa Bastien on teaching during the time of COVID as well as an introduction of new materials)

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 online at 10:30 am (Walter Ponce will talk about his acclaimed Book:  “The Tyranny of Tradition in Piano Teaching”.)

Wednesday, February 3, 2021  at 10:30 am – dependent on COVID regulations, at Lieschen’s studio (Program: question and answer regarding CM issues, Bach Festival and Achievement Awards Recital)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 (Awards and Scholarship presentations) at 10:30 am – dependent on COVID regulations, at Lieschen’s studio

Saturday, April 10, 2021 (Proposed Branch Anniversary Concert and Dinner) at 6pm – details to be announced.

Friday, June 11, 2021 (Annual Meeting, pot-luck lunch and introduction of new board) at 10:30 am at Lieschen’s home (Program: Yuko Maruyama, presentation on Jazz)

July Convention in Santa Clara (cocktail hour get-together at convention) details to be announced.

 

BOARD MEETINGS:

Monday, July 27, 2020   (Summer Planning Meeting #1) online at 10:30 am

Friday, August 21, 2020  (Summer Planning Meeting #2) online at 10:30 am

Friday, September 25, 2020 online at 10:30 am

Friday, October 30, 2020 online at 10:30 am

Monday, November 30, 2020 online at 10:30 am

Thursday, January 14, 2021 (select nominating committee) online at 10:30 am

Monday, March 1, 2021 at 10:30 am –  10:30 am at Lieschen’s studio dependent on COVID regulations.

Friday, April 16, 2021 (selection of Awards/Scholarship recipients) – 10:30 am at Lieschen’s studio dependent on COVID regulations.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021  -10:30 am at Lieschen’s studio dependent on COVID regulations.

 

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:

Sunday, August 9, 2020 Virtual Recital Series #3
Sunday, October 18, 2020 Fall Festival (Virtual)
25-Sep-20 Applications Deadline
4-Oct-20 Video Submissions Deadline
Sunday December 6, 2020 Winterfest (Virtual)
6-Nov-20 Applications Deadline
22-Nov-20 Video Submissions Deadline
Sunday, January 17, 2021 Bach Master Class (virtual) with JungHae Kim (to be confirmed)
8-Jan-21 Video Submissions Deadline for selection of candidates
Sunday, January 31, 2021 Sonata Sonatina Competition (presumably virtual)
31-Dec-20 Applications Deadline
17-Jan-21 Video Submissions Deadline
March (date to be decided) Certificate of Merit (online)
Saturday evening, April 10, 2021 Branch Anniversary Concert and Dinner
Sunday, April 11, 2021 Bach/Baroque Festival (format to be decided)
11-Mar-21 Applications Deadline
Sunday, May 2, 2021 Spring Recital (format to be decided)
2-Apr-21 Applications Deadline
Sunday, June 6, 2021 Achievement Awards Recital
6-May-21 Applications Deadline

 

 

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2019 – 2020 

MEETING DATES AND EVENTS

CM INFORMATION MEETINGS

at Hasmik’s Burbank Studio

916 W. Burbank Blvd. Burbank 91506

CM Information Meetings (one only mandatory)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11am
or
Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 2pm

PROGRAM CHAIRS’ MEETING

at Hasmik’s Burbank Studio

916 W. Burbank Blvd. Burbank 91506

Program Chairs Meeting:

Wednesday, September 18 10am to 11am (prior to CM Information Meeting)

 

GENERAL MEETINGS

General Meetings:
Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 10am

 

at Lieschen’s Studio: 4745 Cromwell Ave., LA 90027

 

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10am

 

 

at Hasmik’s  Burbank Studio, 916 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank 91506

Presentation by Dr. Alan Oettinger:

“Preparing Students for the CM Theory Exam”

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10am

 

 

 

at Riko Method School of Piano,

3363 Glendale Blvd., LA 90039

Performance and discussion by YAG member, Noah Simon.

Learn more about the pathway to the Young Artists Guild, the ultimate achievement in the CM program

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 10am

 

at Lieschen’s Studio: 4745 Cromwell Ave., LA 90027

Teacher presentations for student Scholarship and Awards applicants  plus   CM result packages will be available

Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 11am

“Morning of Sharing”

Online General Information Meeting

Friday, April 24, 2020 at 11am

“Morning of Sharing”

Online General Information Meeting

Friday, May 8, 2020 at 11am Online Meeting focusing on CM

for all branch members – join us via Zoom

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11am Online General Meeting focusing on CM

for all branch members – join us via Zoom

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10am

 

at Lieschen’s Studio: 4745 Cromwell Ave., LA 90027

Annual Meeting with speaker/performer plus potluck lunch

Postponed to hopefully later in summer due to COVID-19

date will be announced

 

 

BOARD MEETINGS
Board Meetings:   at Lieschen’s studio
Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10am  Summer Planning Meeting
Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10am
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10am
Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9am   preceding the General Meeting
Friday, April 17, 2020 at 10am

Rescheduled for Monday April 6th at 11am

Selection of Scholarship/Awards recipients

Conducted via online video conferencing

due to Coronavirus outbreak

Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 10:30 am Online Board meeting via Zoom
Monday, June 15, 2020 at 11 am Online Board meeting via Zoom

Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10 am                                       Finance Committee Meeting via Zoom

 

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

FALL RECITAL

Sunday, October 20, 2019

at Santa Monica Blvd Fenton Charter School, 1022, N. Van Ness Ave.,LA 90038

WINTERFEST December 15, 2019

at Cammilleri Hall at USC, 3620 McClintock Ave., LA 90089

SONATA/SONATINA COMPETITION Sunday, January 19, 2020

at LA Valley College, 5800 Fulton Ave., Van Nuys, 91401

CERTIFICATE OF MERIT EVALUATIONS Saturday, March 21, 2020

at UCLA, Schoenberg Music Bldg., 445 Charles E Young Dr E, LA 90095

Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

BACH & BAROQUE FESTIVAL Sunday, April 5, 2020

at Pierre’s Fine Pianos, 11039 W. Pico Blvd., LA 90064

Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

BACH MASTERCLASS Sunday, April 26, 2020

venue  and presenter to be announced

Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

SPRING FESTIVAL Sunday, May 3, 2020

at Santa Monica Blvd Fenton Charter School, 1022, N. Van Ness Ave.,LA 90038

Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS RECITAL Sunday, June 7, 2020

at LA Valley College, 5800 Fulton Ave., Van Nuys 91401

Cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak

 

VIRTUAL RECITAL SERIES:

Sunday, June 28, 2020 Open recital via Zoom meeting (limited audience and participants)
Sunday, July 12, 2020 Open recital via Zoom webinar (unlimited audience)
Sunday, August 9, 2020 Webinar with Focus on Jazz and African American composers (unlimited audience)