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Calendar of Events 2019/2020



There will be two CM meeting dates. All meetings will be held at Piano Play Music Systems: 14724 Ventura Blvd., Floor MZ-1 in Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. Cross streets are Kester Avenue and Cedros Avenue on the south side of the street next to Chipolte

You are only required to attend one of these meeting. Meetings will start promptly!

1. Sunday, September 8th, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm

2. Sunday, September 15th, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm



Sunday, September 15, 2019 - Branch Meeting 4:30-5:30pm at Piano Play Music Systems

Monday, December 9

Monday, February 10

Monday, June 15

Event Dates

PLEASE NOTE: The following are the dates we have so far. Everything that is italicized is tentative, including dates and locations.

November 3, 2019  General- “Pops and Beginners" Recital  1-5pm - Los Angeles Valley College
Fees deadline: October 21
Chair: Valeria Danielyan
Assistant: participating teachers

December 15, 2019  Contemporary Festival  1-5pm - Los Angeles Valley College 
Fees deadline: November 25
Chair: Nicole Nale and Lacey Bowen

February 9, 2020  Classical / Romantic Festival - 12-5pm - Los Angeles Valley College
Fees deadline: January 20
Chair: Nobuyo Nishizaka

February 23, 2020   Mark Richman Masterclass- 2:30 to 5pm - Pasadena Steinway Gallery, Pasadena, CA (this is the corrected time and place)
  *All listeners invited free of charge*

March 1, 2020  Concerto Competition Audition - Keyboard Concepts in Sherman Oaks
Event Flyer Coming Soon
Register deadline: February 10
Chair: Gillian Smith

March 8, 2020  Certificate of Merit – Winds Instruments  - Pasadena Music Conservatory
Registration Oct.1-31
Fees paid on Nov.5
Chair: Denia Bradshaw

March 8, 15 & 22, 2020    Certificate of Merit - Piano  7am- 6pm  -  Piano Play Music / Home of Meg Falk
Registration Oct.1-31
Fees paid on Nov.5
Chair: Sharon Shaheed 
Assistant: Pamela Prasarttongosoth

March 29, 2020  Certificate of Merit – String Instruments  - Piano Play Music Systems
Registration Oct.1-31
Fees paid on Nov.5
Chair: Hillary Smith
Assistant: Christopher Ahn

April, 5 , 2020  Branch Bach Festival  2:30pm - 5pm - Pasadena Steinway Galleries
Fees deadline: March 16
Chair: Kathleen Rabun
Assistant: Anahit Sevoyan
April 19, 2020  CM Honors Festival  - 11am-8pm - Los Angeles Valley College
1st Registration deadline: *
2nd Registration deadline: *
Chairs: Gillian Smith and Laura Halladay,

April 26, 2020   Scholarship Competition  12 - 5pm -Keyboard Concepts Sherman Oaks
Fees deadline: April TBA
Chair: Mark Richman
Assistant: Arisa Ogino

May TBA, 2020  Regional Bach Festival  9am - 6pm - Hollywood Pianos in Burbank
Registration deadline: *
Chair: Kathleen Rabun 
Assistant: Gillain Smith

May 3, 2020  Spring Festival - General Recital/Scholarship Winners Concert  - 1-5pm - Pasadena Steinway
Fees deadline: TBA
Chair: Dilara Khaliova
Assistant: Janet Kaplan

May 5 and May 12, 2020 - Concerto Winners Rehearsals

May 17, 2020 - Concerto Winners Concert

July 3 - July 7, 2020  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).