Meeting Dates by Category

 

2021/2022

HOLLYWOOD BRANCH

MEETING DATES BY CATEGORY

CHAIRS/COMMITTEES MEETING:

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10 am at Lieschen’s home (4745 Cromwell Ave, LA 90027)

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

Wednesday, July 21, 2021- Finance Committee Audit Meeting

Wednesday, August 18, 2021- Finance Committee Budget Meeting

Thursday, October 21, 2021 – Standing Rules/Bylaws Committee meeting at 10:30 am

Friday, February 18, 2022 – Standing Rules/Bylaws Committee meeting at 10:30am

Thursday, July 28, 2022 – Finance Committee Audit Meeting at 10:30 am

August 2022 (date to be decided) – Finance Committee Budget Meeting

 

BRANCH GENERAL MEETINGS:

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11 am  –  Information Session about our branch programs and events plus a very special Concert with duo pianists Dr. Giorgi and Anna Latso at Lieschen’s home (4745 Cromwell Ave, LA 90027)

 

Friday, December 3, 2021 at 10 am (online) – CM question and answer Session plus a presentation by Film Composer Jiwon Jay Jeon ( https://www.jiwonjayjeon.com ) on “Daily Life of a Music Composer”

 

Monday, January 31, 2022 at 10 am  –  Program/Presentation Information will be announced soon

 

Wednesday, March 30, 20222 at 11 am –  Branch teachers will be given an opportunity to recommend their student/s for a Branch Award or Scholarship. See the Scholarship and Awards menu on this website for application information. Other program info will be announced soon.

 

Friday, June 10, 2022 Annual Branch Meeting and Potluck at 11am  – Short business meeting will be followed by a presentation and a Potluck Lunch. At Lieschen’s home (4745 Cromwell Ave, LA 90027)

 

July 1 – 5, 2022  MTAC State Convention – Hyatt Regency Orange County

 

 

BOARD MEETINGS:

Monday, August 23, 2021- Summer Planning Meeting at 11 am at Lieschen’s home

Monday, September 27, 202110:30 am (online)

Monday, October 25, 2021at 10:30 am (online)

Monday, November 22, 2021at 10:30 am (online)

Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10:30 am (online)

Friday, February 25, 2022 at 10:30 am

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 10am

Monday, April 25, 2022 10:30 am (selection of Awards/Scholarship recipients)

Monday, May 23, 2022 at 10:30 am

 

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:  2021/2022
Sunday, October 31, 2021                                 Fall Festival at the Los Angeles Music and Art School

3630 East Third Street, LA 90063

October 10. 2021 Applications Deadline
Sunday December 5, 2021                                 Winterfest at the Los Angeles Music and Art School3630 East Third Street, LA 90063
November 14, 2021 Applications Deadline
Sunday, February 6, 2022 Sonata Sonatina Competition at the Los Angeles Music and Art School3630 East Third Street, LA 90063
January 9, 2022 Applications Deadline
Sunday, January 30, 2022 VOCE
1-Nov-21 Applications open
1-Dec-21 Applications deadline
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Certificate of Merit (online)
Certificate of Merit deadline for online submissions;

refer to Certificate of Merit menu for the complete schedule

Sunday, March 13, 2022 Bach Master Class
February 13, 2022 Video Submissions Deadline for selection of candidates
March 3, 2022 Optional Second video submission for MC presentation
Sunday, April 10, 2022                                           Bach Festival and Baroque Festival at  Riko Method School of Piano (3363 Glendale Blvd. LA 90039)
March 13, 2022 Applications Deadline
May 15, 2022 SCJBF Regionals
Sunday, June 5, 2022                                    Achievement Awards Recital (venue to be announced)
8-May-22 Applications Deadline

 

 

 

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.

CM Info Meeting: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 11am online

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 am: Branch meeting Q&A for 20 minutes followed by 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 am: Branch meeting Q&A for 20 minutes followed by Program: Walter Ponce will talk about his acclaimed Book:  “The Tyranny of Tradition in Piano Teaching”.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021  at 10:30 am – Virtual (Program: sharing teachers performance videos; followed by question and answer regarding CM issues, Bach Festival and Achievement Awards Recital)

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 (CM Info Meeting) at 11 am –  online

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 (Awards and Scholarship presentations) at 10:30 am – online

Saturday, April 10, 2021 (Branch Anniversary Celebration – postponed to June 11, 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021 (Annual Meeting, Induction of New Board, Jazz Presentation by Yuko Maruyama,  Pot-Luck Lunch and Branch History Display) at 10:30 am at Lieschen’s home

July MTAC State Convention – online

 

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

Wednesday, December 2, 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 online

Friday, April 16, 2021 (selection of Awards/Scholarship recipients) – 10:30 am online

Wednesday, May 26, 2021  -10:30 am online

 

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:
Sunday, August 9, 2020                                  Virtual Summer 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 with JungHae Kim
15-Dec-20 Video Submissions Deadline for selection of candidates
7-Jan-21 Optional Second video submission for MC presentation
Sunday, January 31, 2021  Sonata Sonatina Competition (virtual)
31-Dec-20 Applications Deadline
17-Jan-21 Video Submissions Deadline
Sunday, February 21, 2021 VOCE
1-Nov-20 Applications open
1-Dec-20 Applications deadline
4-Dec-20 Proof of age documentation deadline
10-Dec-20 Payment due
7-Feb-21 Deadline for video submissions for branch event
5-Mar-21 State Finals Application Deadline
9-Mar-21 State Finals Payment due
19-Mar-21 State Finals video upload deadline
7-Apr-21 State Finals Results posted online
4-Jul-21 VOCE Winners Recital at MTAC Convention
Monday, March 22, 2021 Certificate of Merit (online)
10-Mar-21 Branch CM Info Meeting (online)
 22-Mar-21 video uploads deadline (repertoire, SR and Technique) and the completion of Theory Tests deadline
see Certificate of Merit Menu for timeline
Saturday, April 10, 2021                                     Branch Anniversary Celebration – postponed to June 11, 2021
Sunday, April 11, 2021                                           Bach Festival and Baroque Festival (both online)
11-Mar-21 Applications Deadline
28-Mar-21 Video Submissions Deadline
23-May-21  SCJBF Regionals
Sunday, May 2, 2021                                                       Spring Recital – virtual
2-Apr-21 Applications Deadline
April 18, 2021 Video Submissions Deadline
Sunday, June 6, 2021                                       Achievement Awards Recital (live with video option)

Salle Scarlatti, Riko Method School of Piano,

3363 Glendale Blvd, LA  90039

6-May-21 Applications Deadline
May 23, 2021 Video Submissions deadline


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)