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MINUTES OF MEETING
The November meeting was held on November 14 at Panera Bread in Cedar Park. Present were Martha M, Martha V, Valerie, Mary A, Chaok, Lillian, Dianne.
The treasurer presented the treasurer's report.
Blue ribbons were distributed.
Dianne handed out a festival report.
Upon motion duly made and seconded, it was resolved that:
The 2018-2019 theory test registration fee will be $18.
Out of association theory test fee will remain at $25.
Mary A will be the publications chairman.
It was agreed that:
In the 2017-2018 festivals, students will play as follows.
In the Fall Festival: One classical or modern piece;
and in the Spring Festival: one romantic or baroque piece.
It was agreed that for the 2018-2019 festivals students will play only one piece.
Elementary students may play two pieces if together they total 5 minutes or less.
The Honors Recital will be from 10:00 to 12:00.
Dianne will prepare instructions for judges.
The judge for the spring festival will be Lesley McAllister. Her bio is at: https://www.baylor.edu/music/index.php?id=859327
The judge for the Hymn Festival will be Buffy Currens. Her bio is at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/buffy-currens-44293b9
Mary A announced that new elementary students may take the theory exam two levels below their school grade level.
Mary A announced that medals will be available to theory students who test below grade level. Teachers should specify instrumental in their SA registration notes on line.
The publication registration fee is $20.
Mary A announced that students who take the World of Music Test get 30 points. The Student Recognition list of award points is on pages 31 and 32 of the 2017-2018 TMTA Handbook. This Handbook is at https://www.tmta.org in the Members Only section.
There will be a free performance on March 17 at Lakeline Oaks Retirement Community, 1905 S. Lakeline Blvd., 512-267-3281. From 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Memorization is not required. Students are asked to bring canned food items to donate for the Food Pantry. The chairman is Valerie. Send entries to her, two weeks before the performance. She just needs the student name and the title of the piece and the composer.
Chaok reported that TMTA is not referring Williamson inquiries to Bluebonnet.
The next general meeting will be a Christmas lunch on Tuesday, December 12, at Applebee's in Cedar Park.
Time: 11:00 A.M.
If you missed the last meeting, we missed you. Check our newsletters at
http://bluebonnetmta.org/ so you know what we discussed. We had a great