Volume 20, Issue 4 | December 2018
Kristen Normann,  President
Olya Katsman , Vice President
Michelle Chi, Second Vice President
Susie Kim , Treasurer & Parliamentarian
Fonny Chandra , Corresponding Secretary
Ruth Zhou , Recording Secretary
Jung-Hee Park , Membership Secretary & Referrals Chair
Grace Cheng,  Director
Gloria Ho,  Director
Maria Ehlert,  Director
Millie Chiem , Director
Marina Grudskaya,  Director & Student Recitals
Sophia Vu,  Director & Website Administrator

Sandy Fong & Maria Ehlert, Hospitality
Sr. Andre Marie Fujier & Ruth Zhou,  Historian
Carmencita Aspiras,  Sunshine
Lu Huang , Composer Today
Olya Katsman , MSSL Community Outreach
Dr. Jiang Wu,  VOCE (Voice, Strings and Woodwinds)

Gloria Ho,  CM Chair and North Region Chair, (Piano, Strings, Woodwinds and Voice)
Grace Cheng,  CM South Region Chair
Ji An,  North Region Honors Recitals
Karen Wolff , South Region Honor Recital
Katherine Lee & Ruby Cheung,  Theory Site Coordinators
Important Dates
December 16 (Sun) - YAG Concert, Cameron Akioka, 3 pm - 4 pm
  • Location: Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, Auditorium at 43326 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539
  • To sign up: CLICK HERE

January 12 (Sat) - Practicing and Preparing for Performance by Margret Elson, 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Location: Community Church of Christ at 34050 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA 94555
  • To sign up: CLICK HERE
  • Please register by 01/07/19 to secure a seat

February 10 (Sun) - Student recital
  • Location: Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, Auditorium at 43326 Mission Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539
  • For more information: CLICK HERE
YAG Concert
Practicing and Preparation for Performance
CM News
January 15
Deadline for teachers to put in their repertoire and to sign up for CM activities (Branch Honor, Convention). This is for all teachers.

Deadline to change Panel students to regular CM status.

To be announced
Make up for theory exam for high school only will be announced in January Newsletter. This year the make up date will be BEFORE the official exams at Chabot College. It will be held at my (Gloria Ho's) house, 33045 Korbel Street, Union City, CA 94587.

February 1
Deadline for NORTH REGION special preference requests for exam time for students. All teachers can submit your requests to me. Please have a legitimate reason why the student needs a particular date, or time in order to be considered. If you know your student's time need, please send it to me at any time before February 1 date.

February 1
TENTATIVE publish date of exam schedule for NORTH REGION only.

Due to the dates being spread out, I do not need to announce anything for South Region because your exam isn't until March. I will make announcements in February for your information. However, if you already know your need for a special time, please inform GRACE CHENG of that information.

Gloria Ho
Dear teachers,

Please encourage your students of any age who are ready to perform to join MSSL.
It is a great opportunity for them to perform more and get Community Service hour.
To register: CLICK HERE
Membership fee is $15

  • Next Event: December 16 from 3 - 4 pm. The recital will take place at Brookdale Senior Living (2860 Country Drive, Fremont, CA 94536)

Below is the pictures taken by Erin Lu from November event.
Christmas Luncheon
What's Happening Around the Town
Accepting New Students
Kris Palmer
Flute, Piccolo, Alto Flute, and Bass Flute
Phone: 650-868-3150

Daivd Ross
Phone: 510-586-9163

Karen Wolff
Piano, Organ
Phone: 510-651-8140

Alice Huang
Phone: 510-709-8293
Location: Castro Valley, CA 94546
New Contact
Joy Fisher
Phone: 510-862-6485