Volume XII | December 9, 2020
December Newsletter

Happy Hanukkah (tomorrow, Thursday)! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy, safe holiday this season.

December is usually a time for gathering. If you have more time on your hands than usual, it is also a good time to plan ahead for all the events that are coming up. Because holiday period will FLY by, and before you know it - deadlines...!

Jan 5: Application deadline to the 4th MMAMTA/Odyssey Aria & Concerto Competition. For PDF application and information: https://www.odysseymissouri.org/concerto-competition.html (All pre-collegiate instrumentalists and vocalists)
Jan 10, 3pm: The 4th MMAMTA/Odyssey Aria & Concerto Competition
Jan 14, 11am: Winter MMAMTA business mtg - a proposal to change to Thursday 11am via Zoom. The annual Teacher's Recital is cancelled this year.
Jan 20: Registration deadline for the Federated Junior Festival (Gold Cup) auditions (Theory, Concerto, all pre-collegiate instrumentalists and vocalists)
Feb 15-Mar 1 (mostly): Application deadline for collegiate auditions (Composition, Dance, music, etc) https://www.nfmc-music.org/competitionscategory/student-collegiate-division/
Feb 26, 27, Mar 1: Missouri Federated Music Festivals auditions

Lastly, check out the shared events, below: Helen Hayne's student performs a recital, CMU Scholarship opportunities, Odyssey concert tonight at 7pm on YouTube, and more!

Hope you are well,

Ayako Tsuruta
MMAMTA President
Share Your (or Your Student's) Music Video!
This is a compilation of videos made possible by the Missouri Symphony for the 19th Piano Showcase presentation held at the First Baptist Church in Columbia, November 15, 2020. Enjoy hearing these brilliant young pianists - and kudos to all the teachers for keeping them inspired in these challenging times. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1p2MlIUCDsc

Do you have a video of yourself or your student(s) you would like to share? I will be happy to include one or two videos every newsletter. *Disclaimer* The videos are to be circulated within our MMAMTA membership only; you need to directly ask the performers for permission to share elsewhere.
PDF Application is now available online: https://www.odysseymissouri.org/concerto-competition.html