Halloween Parties
Happy Thanksgiving
from  all of the Instructors
 Ms. Saki with a very cute friend
from all of the instructors

Thanksgiving Week, November 19 - 24

The 15-week 2019 Spring Semester Prelude classes begin the week of January 21. 

For information on these classes for young musicians, please  visit the PRELUDE page on our website.  The class rosters are on the MWC Calendar for December and on the PRELUDE Piano Party page.

Ms. Saki's Parent Parties Roster

Miss Casidy's Parent Parties roster.

Deposit due now for Spring Semester 

are available at the studio
MWC Holiday Musicales
2019 Holiday Musicales 
December 9, 10, 11 and 12

ENROLL NOW with your instructor
Rosters are available 
on the MWC Calendar
  • Scroll to December
  • On the right hand side of the calendar, click on Agenda
  • Find your instructor's date and time.
  • Click on the Class time to see the drop down roster

Bring a Holiday Treat 

-INABINET Musicales: Sun, Dec 9
-HYDE Musiclaes:  Mon, Dec 10
-NIELSEN Musicales: Tues, Dec 11
-NARANJO, JANSEN & ZAWILAK Musicales:  Wed, Dec 12

Friends and Family Invited
Meet Melissa Landes
Melissa Landes, a Senior at Grand Canyon University, will be serving as a Prelude aide on Tuesday with Ms. Saki during the Prelude Spring Semester classes. Ms. Landes is majoring in vocal performance with a minor in piano performance and will graduate in May.  Melissa is the Music Director of Peter and the Starcatcher at GCU's Ethington Theater. Performances run from runs from Nov 16 - 25. 

Musical theater is her love.  She has been assistant music director in Anything Goes and West Side Story. She has been the pianist for You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Seussical the Musicale, and Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. This past summer, Melissa was the collaborative pianist at The Music Academy International in Mezzano, Italy.  

Ms. Landes is from Oklahoma and will remain in Phoenix with her two sisters who are also attending GCU.  Her future plans involve working at GCU and pursuing a Master's degree in business administration.

If you have a student interested in vocal instr
call the studio at 602-264-5188 or 

Summer Enrollment will open March 2019
Winter Break

MWC Lessons resume |Jan 3, 2019
PRELUDE Classes resume |Jan 8, 2019

 December tuition remains the same* 

*Please see the   MWC Academic School Year Calendar
to clarify how MWC students receive  the same number 
of lessons  during any given school year  regardless  of  their lesson day.  

Lessons and Musicales extend through May 22 to  accommodate for this long Winter Holiday.   Returning to lessons midweek does not work as evidenced last year.

2018 PMTA Fall Festival Gold Medal Winner

2018 Gold Medal Winner at Glendale Community College

Fall Festival Gold Medal 2018_Evangeline Little
Evangeline Little
Kabalevsky:  Sonatina in A-minor, 
Op. 27, No. 18
Music Sales at MWC

Delinquent Tuition =  No New Music Issued
No music will be distributed t o students whose account is past-due. Music will be handed out when tuition is current.

MWC Inventory Time

Inventory Time is around the corner!
Thanks to our crew of Lab Monitors...and Instructors...who help count inventory - books and sheets - from December 10 - 13.
What a way to end the year.

And KiKi will be on hand - as always - for expert supervision looking around the corner as she finds lots of places to sit and monitor the monitors working!
2019 PMTA Ensemble
67th PMTA Piano Ensemble
Feburary 9, 2019

Andrew and Tyler - Bases Loaded
2018 Ensemble  |  Bases Loaded

2019 PMTA Piano Ensemble Concert |  February 9
Arcadia High School
4703 East Indian School Road 

Once again, our instructor  Francisco Naranjo  is conducting in the PMTA Ensemble! 

For future reference, all information about this event -  concert date, rehearsal time and locations -  can be found on the   Events page  of the MWC Website

Rehearsals will be held at two locations: 
1)  Camelback High School , 4612 North 28th Street
Tuesdays Jan 22, 29 and Feb 5;
- Thursdays Jan 24, Jan 31 and Feb 7; or,  
- Saturdays Jan 19, 28 and February 
2) A rizona Conservatory of Arts & Academics,  2820 W, Kelton Lane, Phx, 85053
Tuesdays Jan 22, 29 and Feb 5; o r,
- Thursdays Jan 24, Jan 31 and Feb 7
  • The Ensemble selection determines the rehearsal location, dates and time. 
  • Students must be 8 years old by September 1 in order to participate.  

MWC 2019 Ensemble Participants

We did great!
INABINET:  Lucy Lindsay, Evangeline Little, Susan Lin, Sophie Mears, Aidin Miller, Andrew Rhoads, Taara Shastri, Trinity Gaskins, Audrey Novoa, Luther Wasbotten, Sarah Klemmer, Shannon Klemmer, Parker Horejs, Susan Anderson, Maddy Pennell, Sophie Balliet, Lilah Balliet, Hailey Smith, Heloise Cenac, Margaux Cenac, Annemarie O'Gara, Ava Roberts, David Reed, Samuel Perrin. 

NIELSEN:   Cali Pennell, Madeline Horejs, Carrie Horejs, Ayla Miller, Izzi Gunter, Raia Griffin, Jojo Griffin.
Trophy Time for Andrew!

NARANJO:   Noah Clark, Tyler Fales, Zeke Rolando, Kyle Noelke, Jason Smith, Langdon Kronholm, Maryn Taylor, Yzabella Gonzalez, Claire Hertzberg, Brody Echeverria, Isaac Wasbotten, Will Klemmer. 

HYDE:  Lauren Albers, Nashivai Lukumay, Lauren Wilcox, Kyleigh Smith, Symphony Carpenter, Izzi Gunter, Lauren Wilcox, Odin Larson, Sienna Andrews, Savannah Weems.

For more information about this event, 
please read about the  PMTA Piano Ensemble  
on the MWC website.