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Friday, October 13, 2017

Minutes of Meeting

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Dear Teachers,


The October meeting was held at the Studio of Valerie Hesters in Leander on  October 10, 2017.

Present were: Valerie, Mary A, LeeAnn, Martha M, Lillian.

The treasurer submitted a treasurer's report.

Motion was made by Martha M and seconded by LeeAnn to make a separate ribbon color for the ranking "superior +" (possibly red)


Ensemble: music was selected for 2 groups:

-Beginner: Parade of Champions
Parade of Champions by Wendy Stevens  Compose   2016  Compose  Create LLC

-Intermediate: He's A Pirate
It is from the book called:
Contemporary Disney Duets. Music by Klaus Badelt . Publisher: Hal Leonard

There will be a teacher Jury for students to play at on either April 7 or 8 and song must be memorized at that time.  A document for parents needs to be provided stating that the ensemble fee is non-refundable if student does not pass teacher jury and is not allowed to participate in ensemble.

Practice dates as follows (following confirmation of location): Sundays: April 22, April 29, May 6, May 20, May 27, June 10.  Costume rehearsal June 27.  Presentation at honors recital June 2.


Theory: Mary requests help with proofreading tests when they come in; Valerie and LeeAnn offered help.  Mary would also like to have a co-chair with the possibility of training the co-chair to take over as chair in the future


Next month's meeting be prepared to discuss 2018/2019 event dates. We are tentatively planning a free performance in March. Details will be decided next month.

The next general meeting will be on Tuesday, November 14.
Time: 10:30 A.M. at Panera Bread in Cedar Park.
 If you missed the last meeting, we missed you. Check our newsletters at so you know what we discussed. We had a great

Panera Bread, 10900 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park 78717. 996-8300. Turn
from 183 onto Lakeline Mall Drive by Strait Music. This is one half block
east of 183. Turn left into the shopping center.  Turn left at Target.

Lillian Simmons

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