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San Fernando East Valley Branch 

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


2016 Bach Festival Results

  Winners (7 Total)    
  Student
Lauren Li
Lina Hisada
Ryuichi Nishimura
Emma Factor
Mihilo Kato
Alexander Hurvitz
Sabrina Tsoi
Teacher
Nobuyo Nishizaka
Nobuyo Nishizaka
Nobuyo Nishizaka
Gillian Smith
Nobuyo Nishizaka
Mark Richman
Nobuyo Nishizaka
 
 

Alternates (3 Total)
   
  Student
1st - Emma Wu
2nd - Shin Takahashi
3rd - Valentina Moraccini
Teacher
Nobuyo Nishizaka
Nobuyo Nishizaka
Gillian Smith
 
 

Honorable Mentions
(5 Total)
   
  Student
Luca Bistrong
Lalo Beron
Rachel Burak
Jason Goodman
Ellie Korman
Teacher
Gillian Smith
Gillian Smith
Nicole Nale
Thelma Mericle
Nicole Nale
 

The 2016 Bach Festival took place April 10 at Steinway Beverly Hills. Chair: Kathleen Rabun


 

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 a link which will access these products:


Meetings

September 14 (Monday) Certificate of Merit and General Meeting Piano Play

December 1 (Tuesday) Holiday Brunch @ Gillian Smith's 

May 9
(Monday) Teachers’ Recital/ General/ Nominating Meeting @ Dilara Khaliova's

June 20
(Monday) Planning and Installation Meeting Piano Play


Recitals, Festivals and Competitions  2015/16

October 18 General Recital “Pops and Beginners” Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 5 (postmark)

Chairperson: Michael Paul
Assistant: Teachers of performing students may be asked to assist on the day of the recital

November 1 Mark Richman Masterclass 4:00 – 6:00 PM Pasadena Steinway
Chairperson: Mark Richman

Jan. 10 Contemporary Festival Valley College
Registration Deadline December 21 (postmark)
Chairperson: Nobuyo Nishizaka
Assistants: Mariko Urushidani and Arjang Heydayati

January 17  General Recital Keyboard Concepts Van Nuys
Registration Deadline January 4 (postmark)
Chairperson: Anahit Sevoyan
Assistant: Teachers of performing students may be asked to assist on the day of the recital

January 31 @ 4PM Fund-Raiser Concert First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Co-Chairs: Dilara Khalilova and Paul Pitman
Assistants:

February 21 Classical / Romantic Festival Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline February 1 (postmark)
Chairperson: Kim O’Reilly
Assistant: Meg Falk

February 28 Certificate of Merit – String Instruments  Piano Play
Chairperson: Hillary Smith
Assistant: Christopher Ahn

March 6 Certificate of Merit – Wind Instruments Glendale Adventist Academy
Registration Deadline October 31
Chairperson: Denia Bradshaw

March 12/13 Certificate of Merit - Piano  Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline October 31
Chairperson: Sharon Shaheed
Assistant: Pamela Prasarttongosoth

April 3 Honors Festival  Los Angeles Valley College
Registration Deadline March 25 (Friday)
Co-Chairs: Roger Eshleman, Laura Halladay, and Constance Kuhne

April 10 Bach Festival  1:30 - 4:00PM  Steinway Beverly Hills
Registration Deadline March 21
Chairperson: Kathleen Rabun
Assistant: Aziza Syed

May 15 Southern California Junior Bach Regional Festival Pasadena Steinway
Chairperson: Kathleen Rabun will organize two assistants to help with the regional festival from those teachers who have students participating. If participating teachers are unwilling to assist at the regional, if asked, their students may not participate.

May 15 Scholarship Competition   Keyboard Concepts
Registration Deadline April 25 (postmark)
Chairperson: Mark Richman
Assistant: Tamara Gyulnazarova

May 29 Spring Festival - General Recital/Scholarship Winners  Award  Performance   TBD
Registration Deadline May 16 (postmark)
Chairperson: Regina Verteym
Assistant: Nicole Nale

July 1 - July 5 MTAC Convention Los Angeles Airport Hilton

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).