Tuesday, April 9, 2013
MINUTES OF MEETING
The general monthly meeting was held at Velocity Music Academy on April 9,
Present were Mary A, Mary L, Lillian S, Diane W, Martha V, Martha M, Al S,
The Treasurer gave a brief treasurer's report.
THEORY ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
mynote game dealing with melodic and rhythmic dictation.
flashnotederby - kids really like it.
Great web pages:
thetamusictrainer.com has ear training on line
Blast off music theory book by Maureen Cox was recommended.
Al said it's a great idea to make them write music songs they like.
SCHEDULING FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Tentatively, the next meeting will be held the second Tuesday of May, May 14
at 11:00 am at Texas Land and Cattle Company in Cedar Park. Bring your
discarded sheet music for the music exchange and sale. There will be no
meeting at 8:30 am. Texas Land and Cattle, 14010 N Hwy 183, Lakeline Location
The Honors Recital which had been scheduled for Saturday June 1 at 2:30 is
changed to Saturday June 1 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
PLANS FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR
The fall festival will be a closed audition. The spring festival will be an
open audition. One piece will be required according to the subject of the
festival. The other piece will be a piece of student's choice.
Tentative subjects of the auditions are Baroque and Classical for fall, and
Romantic and Contemporary for spring.
Tentatively, the fall festival will be held at Steinway Piano Gallery in
mid-November, Saturday 16 April.
Tentatively the theory test will be the first week in November and the spring
test will be the first week in February.
Tentatively we will have a Christmas recital at Wesleyan Retirement Home.
OFFICERS FOR the 2013-2014 school year
President Martha M
Vicepresident and membership Al
Treasurer Martha V
Web page, and web email Lillian
Facilities - open
Advertising - open
Communication - open
Programs - open
Teacher Referral Lillian
Historian Martha M
SA Chairman Lillian
Theory Chairman Mary A
Theory Assistant Diane W
Fall Festival Chair Lillian
Spring Festival Chairman Open
SCHEDULING FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR
Monthly meetings for next school year were tentatively scheduled for the
second Friday of each month.
Scott McDonald is planning to do a program for us on Preparing the Student
a Festival, maybe in September.
October Program: Theory Tricks and Tips for helping students remember their
Dec Recital for Retirement Home
Aprl Evaluation of the Year's Activities and Changes to be Made. The April
meeting will be a round table discussion.