Congratulations to Rae Berkley for graduating from Book 3!
Congratulations to the following students for completing the Scale Challenge: Serine Alp, Rae Berkley, Umi Caldwell, Alyssa Corso and MacKenzie Puckett. Overall 9 students participated and completed 253 scales and arpeggios!
The performance practice for Junior Festival has been scheduled for Sunday, November 9th at Mallie Reicken’s Piano Studio from 4:30-6pm. This event is primarily for the students, but parents, guardians and guest are always welcome. Snacks will be provided for everyone in attendance.
Junior Festival takes place this year on Saturday, November 15 from 8-9:45am atMusic & Arts of Las Vegas, 6072 S. Durango, Las Vegas, NV, 89113.
Good luck to all participants!
NMTA Opening Ceremonies Concert
On Friday, November 21 at 6:30pm, students Alyssa Corso, Umi Caldwell and Serine Alp will participate in the Opening Ceremonies Concert for the Nevada Music Teachers Association Conference in Las Vegas. In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of collaboration, we will be combining students from the flute studios of Cynthia Man and Bonnie Buhler-Tanouye, along with harp student of Tara Skouson and woodwind students of Laura Friedlander in this special concert. Students will perform movement 1 from Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Flutes, Habenera Gris by Alfredo Orlando Ortiz, Moon Over Ruin Castle and singing Don Nobis Pacem.
Students have been preparing for rehearsals since October. I’m so pleased that Alyssa, Umi and Serine will be representing the studio at this years Conference!
Make-up Day Reschedules
This year I’m trying out a new rescheduling policy. I was hoping to make reschedules easier for and keep my weekly schedule predictable. After trying it out this Fall, I have found that Saturdays don’t work well. There are too many conflicting events! So, for Make-up Day #2 we are going to try a day that school is out of session, Martin Luther King Day, January 19th. If your flutist misses a lesson in November, December or the beginning of January, it can be rescheduled then.