Local Association News/Events

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2016-2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CAPITAL AREA

CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

    October 9, 2016
    DSPF at Penn State

ERIE

    Fall – Dorothy Sutton Preliminary Auditions

    May 20, 2017
    Master Class on the Music of J.S. Bach with Father Sean Duggan

GREATER PITTSBURGH

    September 28, 2016 10:00 AM
    The Right Wrong Notes: Contemporary Piano Literature for Intermediate Students
    Presented by Nanette Solomon
    Location: Dee Ann Symington Studio, 412 Fairborough Ct Coraopolis 15108

    October 9, 2016
    DSPF adjudications, Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

    October 26, 2016 10:00 AM
    Improvisation
    Presented by Rick Gallagher
    Location: Pittsburgh Piano Gallery, 445 South Main Street Pittsburgh 15220

    January 25, 2017 10:00 AM
    Coffeehouse Chat
    Location: Uptown Coffee, 723 Washington Road Mt. Lebanon 15228

    February 22, 2017 10:00 AM
    Don’t Just Practice, MetaPractice!
    Presented by Chad Twedt
    Location: Chad Twedt Studio, 2453 Giant Oaks Dr Upper St. Clair 15241

    March 29, 2017 10:00 AM
    Snow Date for Meeting, if necessary

    April 19, 2017 10:00 AM
    How Motion Affects Sound
    Presented by Sheila Paige
    Location: Christ Church at Grove Farm, 249 Duff Road Sweickley 15143
    **This meeting is a joint meeting with PPTA

    May 31, 2017 10:00 AM
    Planning, Social & Potluck
    Location: Dee Ann Symington Studio, 412 Fairborough Ct Coraopolis 15108

    INDIANA MUSICALE

    October 1, 2016
    DSPF preliminary auditions

    February 25, 2017
    Fourth Annual Monster Piano Concert

    April 22 and 29, 2017
    Youth Arts Celebration Competition and Concert
    (sponsored by Indiana Arts Council)

LANCASTER

    January 14, 2017 | 3pm and 8pm
    Lancaster Symphony Orchestra – $13.50/ticket
    RSVP to siegrirs@hotmail.com
    Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, 9:30-11:30
    Tricks of the Trade: Analysis in Performance – Prof. Eric Fung
    Trust Performing Arts Center

    April 7, 2017 | 9:30-11:30
    Tricks of the Trade: TBA – Dr. Anita Renfroe
    Host: Jaye Growchowski, 2627 Pinewood Rd., Lancaster 17601

    April 8, 2017 | 3pm and 8pm
    Lancaster Symphony Orchestra -$13.50/ticket
    RSVP to siegrirs@hotmail.com

    March 4, 2017 | 2pm
    Jazz Rags, and Blues Recital 2017
    Luther Acres (in New Towne Center) 200 St. Luke Drive, Lititz, PA 17543

    June 3, 2017 | 7:00 pm
    Monster Concert Extravaganza
    “Multi-Piano And More” Extravaganza
    Lancaster Bible College

    LEHIGH VALLEY


    September 23, 2016
    Metropolitan Opera Trip – “Don Giovanni”

    October 8, 2016
    Local Dorothy Sutton Perf. Festival Adjudications
    Moravian College, Bethlehem

    October 15, 2016
    Student Recital — Peter Hall,
    Moravian College, Bethlehem

    October 19, 2016
    Teachers’ Forum: “Ornaments, from Bach to Schubert. Rules, styles, Pragmatic Application.” Presented by Dr. Richard Veleta

    November 5, 2016
    Dorothy Sutton State Showcase Recital,
    West Chester University

    November 19, 2016
    Achievement Awards Adjudication
    Moravian College

    November 20, 2016
    AAA Honors Recital
    Moravian College

    February 11, 2017
    Student Recital (Ensembles)
    Peter Hall, Moravian College

    February 25 – February 26, 2017
    Playathon Annual Fundraiser
    South Mall, Whitehall

    March 15, 2017
    Teachers’ Forum — Topic TBA

    April 12, 2016 Annual Breakfast Meeting
    Morgans Restaurant, Allentown

    May 2017 date TBA
    Chesbro Scholarship Audition
    (LVMTA awards this Scholarship annually to high school seniors who are planning to pursue music as a career and who have studied their major instrument, voice or composition with a LVMTA teacher for a minimum of six months)

    July 2017 date TBA
    Musikfest Auditions,
    Jacobs Music, Whitehall

    August 2017 date TBA
    Musikfest Program
    Tropicalplatz

MAIN LINE

    October 2, 2016
    DSPF at West Chester University

MILLENIUM

    Fall – Dorothy Sutton Preliminary Auditions
    Spring – Theme Recital – dates to be determined

NORTHERN DELAWARE VALLEY

    September 14, 2016
    Kick Off Luncheon celebrating the 30th Anniversary
    of the founding of the NDV Chapter
    Guest artist – Alex Ramirez
    Coordinator – Janet Woods

    September 1-12, 2016
    Registration for Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival

    October 9, 2016
    DSPF Adjudications at Jacobs Music

    October 19, 2016
    “In Search of Sound” – Alexander Peskanov

    October 30, 2016
    Honors Recital, Chestnut Hill College

    November 5, 2016
    State PMTA Solo Recitals at West Chester University

    November 7, 2016 10:00 AM – Noon
    “How to Make Sonatinas Exciting” – Rita Shklar
    Jacobs Music, Willow Grove

    December 7, 2016
    Holiday Luncheon, Coordinator – Olga Bondarchuck-Huque

    January 21, 2017
    Day of Collaboration, Coordinators – Francine Christy/Marge Felton

    February 15, 2017
    Mendelssohn’s “Songs Without Words” – Marvin Blickenstaff
    Contact Person – Lois Forbes

    March 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – Noon
    Forest Kinney Goes to MTNA Conference
    Where’s the Creativity? Principles of a Forrest Kinney Creativity-Based Pedagogy

    April 22, 2017
    Student Recital, Coordinator – Alex Ramirez

    May 5, 2017
    Salon Musicale

NORTHEAST

PHILADELPHIA

    November 8, 2016
    Board Meeting

    December 18, 2016
    Forum and Luncheon to welcome new members
    Topic for discussion: “What are the Characteristics of a Good Teacher?”

    October 2, 2016
    DSPF preliminary Auditions at Temple

    November 5, 2016
    DSPF Showcase Recitals at West Chester University

    November 10, 2016
    Lecture/Recital by Yu Xi Wang: An Unfinished Dance;
    Re-Transcribing the Solo Piano Version of Ravel’s La Valse

    December 8, 2016
    Board Meeting

    January 12, 2017
    Presentation by Marvin Blickenstaff: What Do You Do When the Magic Stops?

    January 15, 2017
    Dr. Andor Kiszely Recital Auditions at Temple University

    January 21, 2017
    Day of Collaboration with Northern Delaware Valley Chapter
    Performance of Ensemble Music at Jacobs Music, Willow Grove

    January 29, 2017
    Dr. Andor Kiszely Recital at Temple University

    February 2, 2017
    Board Meeting

    March 5, 2017
    Spring Festival at Temple University

    March 30, 2017
    Lecture/Recital by Young-Ah Tak:
    Piano Sonatas by Brahms: A Close Look at the Piano Sonatas 1 and 2

    May 5, 2017
    Salon Musicale at the Home of Francine Christ

READING

    October 8, 2017
    DSPF at Atonement Lutheran Church

    February 5, 2017 | 2:45 PM
    Student Recital @Country Meadows

    March 11, 2017 | 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
    Spring Performance Festival
    Albright College

    March 12, 2017 | 3:00 PM
    Spring Festival Honors Recital
    Albright College

    March 25, 2017 | 12:00-6:00 PM
    Health Singing with Christianne Knauer Roll
    Co-sponsored with Berks Youth Chorus
    Atonement Lutheran Church, Wyomissing

WESTMORELAND

    October 2, 2016
    Dorothy Sutton Festival
    Location: Seton Hill University

    October 9, 2016
    19th Annual Sonatina Competition
    Location: Seton Hill University

    December 9, 2016
    Holiday Luncheon
    Location: Boulevard Restaurant, Greensburg

    March 2017 – TBD
    MAGGS Recital – honoring graduating seniors

    March 25, 2017
    A night at the Westmoreland Symphony featuring Orion Weiss performing “Rachmaninoff’s 3rd”

    April 30, 2017
    Composition/Ensemble/Informal Recital
    Location: Brush Creek Lutheran Church, Irwin

WILLIAMSPORT

    October 23, 2016 2:30 PM
    Sight reading/listening session plus a planning session for piano ensemble recital next October 2017.

    October 29, 2016 7:00 PM
    Lycoming College organ dedication recital – Clarke Chapel
    Chris Jackson will be the artist.

    November 13, 2017 2:30 PM
    General recital at Lycoming College – Clarke Chapel

    January 15, 2017 2:30 PM
    Seminar to be announced

    February 12, 2017 2:30 PM
    A Valentine general recital – Clarke Chapel

    March 12, 2017 2:30 PM
    Elementary Recital for students up to twelve years of age – Clarke Chapel

    March 25-26, 2017 2:30 PM
    A possible Improvisation Workshop with Forrest Kinney (more information will follow)

    April 30, 2017 2:30 PM
    General recital – Clarke Chapel

    May – 3rd Week
    National Guild of Piano Auditions

YORK