News and Announcements of Bluebonnet Music Teachers Association, Williamson County Texas, USA

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Bluebonnet News September 2017

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Dear Teachers:


The monthly meeting of Bluebonnet MTA was held on September 12 at Panera Bread in Cedar Park.  Present were Valerie, Lillian, Martha M, Martha V, Mary A, LeeAnn, Dianne.


Dianne motioned that registration for ensemble be increased to $35 this school year.  Martha M seconded the motion.  The motion passed.


There will be no ensemble stipend this school year.
The late fee for SA registration be $20, starting October 1.
Valerie have access to the website.


Mary A suggested that we should have a meeting of the Board of Directors in August, because there usually are matters that change and need to be handled.

Treasurer Martha V reported to  President Valerie  that our finances are too tight.

President Valerie suggested that we ask parents to post pictures and notes in our Facebook page.

Valerie suggested that we offer free performance opportunities for our students.  Teachers are encouraged to look for venues.

Valerie suggested that we add officer contacts in our website.

Mary A is planning to offer a Spring Theory Test make-up.

Martha M will be chairman of World of Music test. The exam date will be in February or March of this school year. SA enrollment is not needed to participate.  The fee for the test will be $10.

Valerie will contact Steinway about next schoolyear's event dates.

It was decided to publish Valerie's simplified event calendar in addition to the more detailed  teacher calendar in the yearbook.

Valerie suggested we all promote our association whenever we can.


The next general meeting will be held at Valerie's house,  on Tuesday October 10 at 10:30 am. We will be selecting duets for the ensemble at this meeting.

Lillian Simmons


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