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Welcome
to
MTACSFEV.org

 

The website of the
Music Teachers' Association of California
San Fernando East Valley Branch 

Promoting excellence in music education and
celebrating the joy of music for students and teachers

 

 

 

Our esteemed member, Kim O'Reilly, recorded many of the piano solo CD's which accompany Alfred Music Publishing Company's repertoire books. We are very proud to provide access to the link which will access these products:




The Winners of the Scholarship Competition

Instrumental - Category I
No winner selected

Instrumental Category II
1st Place - Trevor Le (Lauren Deutsch)
2nd Place - Kiyan Parvaresh (Z. Gyulnazarova)

Piano Category I
1st Place - Marie Luff (N. Nishizaka)
2nd Place - David Rower (M. Macauntal)

Piano Category II
1st Place - Ryuichi Haneda (N. Nishizaka)
2nd Place - Jonathan Po (M. Richman)

Piano Category III
1st Place - Lina Hisada (N. Nishizaka)
2nd Place - Lauren Kim (J. Deutsch)

There were no Honorable Mentions selected this year.

The 2014 Scholarship Competition will took place on May 18 at Los Angeles Valley College. Chairperson: Jean Deutsch, Assistant: Chin Suk Kim





Branch Winners
2014 Southern California Junior Bach Festival - Region II

Jean Deutsch             Trevor Le

Yin-Jin Hsu                Eric Jan

Nobuyo Nishizaka      Ryuichi Haneda
                                  Grace Moore
                                  Sabrina Tsoi
                                  Lina Hisada

Mark Richmond          Jonathan Po

The Southern California Junior Bach Regional Festival  took place on  May 25 at Steinway Pasadena. Chairperson: Nobuyo Nishizaka, Assistant: Maya Agasarian



2014 Southern California Junior Bach Festival Winners

Lina Hisada, Trevor Le, Eric Jan, Grace Moore, Jonathan Po, Hubert
Wang, Sabrina Tsoi, Sonia Shoji-Jeevanjee, Ryuichi Nishimura

(Teachers: Jean Deutsch, Yi-Jin Hsu, Mark Richman, Mariko Urushidani,
Nobuyo Nishizaka
)

1st Alternate: Maya Paredes (Mark Richman)
2nd Alternate: Elaine Yang (Mark Richman)
3rd Alternate: Valentina Moraccini (Gillian Smith)
4th Alternate: Rintaroh Shima (Nobuyo Nishizaka)

Honorable Mentions:
Vicky Chen, Dianah Zass, Emily Abgalian

(Teachers: Valeria Danielyan, Anahit Sevoyan, Nobuyo Nishizaka)

The 2014 Bach Festival took place on April 13 at Los Angeles Valley College.  Chairperson: Nobuyo Nishizaka, Assistant: Maya Agasarian

 


MTAC - San Fernando East Valley Branch
Recitals, Festivals and Competitions 


October 20– General Recital  Los Angeles Valley College
Registration deadline October 7
Chairperson: Michael Paul

November 3 - Mark Richman Masterclass 4:00 to 6:00PM  Pasadena Steinway
Chairperson: Mark Richman

November 17 - Contemporary Festival  Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 28
Chairperson: Gillian Smith
Assistants: Rita Hovanesian, Mark Richman

January 26 – General Recital Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline January 13
Chairperson: Anahit Sevoyan

February 9 – Fund-Raiser Concert Encino Presbyterian Church
Chairperson: Paul Pitman
Program Coordinator: Yi-Jin Hsu

February 23 – Classical / Romantic Festival Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline February 3
Chairperson: Kim O’Reilly
Assistant: Meg Falk

March 9 - Certificate of Merit (Winds and Strings) Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 31
Chairpersons: Francine Pancost (Winds)
Rachael Lonergan (Strings)

March 15 and 16 - Certificate of Merit (Piano) Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 31
Chairpersons: Sharon Shaheed and Pam Prasarttongosoth

March 30 - Honors Festival Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline March 19
Chairperson: Roger Eshleman
Assistant: Laura Halladay

April 13 – Bach Festival Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline March 24
Chairperson: Nobuyo Nishizaka
Assistant: Maya Agasarian

May 18 - Scholarship Competition Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline April 28
Chairperson: Jean Deutsch
Assistant: Chin Suk Kim

May 25 – Southern California Junior Bach Regional Festival Steinway Pasadena
Chairperson: Nobuyo Nishizaka
Assistant: Maya Agasarian

June 1 – General Recital and Scholarship Winners Award Night Valley College
Registration Deadline May 19
Chairperson: Regina Verteym

June 27th to July 1st – MTAC Convention Hilton Los Angeles Airport

General Recital registration/fee deadline is the Monday 13 days before the
event (postmarked by that day).

Festival and Competition registration/fee deadline is the Monday 20 days before the event (postmarked by that day).


 

Meetings

September 9 – Certificate of Merit & General Meeting       Piano Play

September 29 - Certificate of Merit (Winds)       Francine Ross-Pancost Home
 
December 3 - Holiday Brunch & YAG Concert       Gillian Smith Home

May 12- Teachers’ Recital & General & Nominating Meeting Dilara Khalilova Home

June 23 - Planning & Installation Meeting       Piano Play