, Vice President
Second Vice President
, Treasurer & Parliamentarian
, Corresponding Secretary
, Recording Secretary
, Membership Secretary & Referrals Chair
Director & Student Recitals
Director & MSSL Community Outreach
Director & Website Administrator
Sandy Fong & Maria Ehlert,
Sr. Andre Marie Fujier & Ruth Zhou,
Dr. Jiang Wu,
VOCE (Voice, Strings and Woodwinds)
CM Chair and North Region Chair, (Piano, Strings, Woodwinds and Voice)
CM South Region Chair
Ling Lee & Ji An,
Katherine Lee & Ruby Cheung,
Theory Site Coordinators
Feb. 11 (Sun)
Student Recital at First United Methodist Church, Fremont
Feb, 24, 25 and Mar, 3, 4 (Sat/Sun)
CM Piano Evaluation - South Region
Mar. 4 (Sun)
CM Woodwind Evaluation
Mar. 10, 11 (Sat/Sun)
CM Theory Test at Chabot College, Hayward
Mar. 10, 11, 17, 18 (Sat/Sun)
CM Piano Evaluation - North Region
Mar. 11 (Sun)
CM String Evaluation
Apr. 20 (Fri)
Business Practices, Teaching Policies, and How to Survive in the Summer at Anna Poklewski Academy of Music - Fremont
Apr. 21 (Sat)
Senior Scholarship and YAG Scholarship deadline
Apr. 30 (Mon)
The Regina Mastrantonio Memorial Fund deadline
Scholarships applications and deadlines for high school students:
Senior Scholarship - $1000
Deadline: April 21, 2018
To apply please send the following information to email@example.com
- Student name
- MTAC teacher recommending the student
- Performing instrument
- An acceptance letter verifying enrollment in the music program from the college as a music student starting in the Fall of 2018
- A personal bio with attached picture
- 30 minutes recital program for the Spring Luncheon
YAG Scholarship - $1200
Deadline: April 21, 2018
To qualify, student must achieve YAG in Junior or Senior year. Performance at Spring luncheon and Major in music is
NOT a requirement.
Send the application to Jesse Micek at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Regina Mastrantonio Memorial Fund Community Music Service Recognition Award - maximum of four winners and each will receive $250 award and a certificate
Deadline: April 30, 2018
To qualify, the candidate has to be a student of an MTAC-SACB teacher.
Send the application to:
4558 Alma Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Special thank you to children of Regina Mastrantonio for donating the $1000 scholarship!
For more details on MTAC-SACB scholarships go to:
Or see page 16, 17, and 18 in the directory
MTAC's annual Convention is just around the corner, taking place this year at the Orange County Hyatt Regency Hotel in Garden Grove from
June 29 to July 3
. Each Branch can select a member who has
never been to Convention
before to receive
full registration for free.
The full convention registration must be received by the State Office no later than
If you have any questions regarding the free first-time Convention attendee, please send email to:
The second January event was on 1/27 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pleasanton from 3-4 pm. There were a total of 10 performers, and everyone played by memory. There were around 20 senior citizens, who were having a tea party while they performed. The senior citizens enjoyed the event a lot, and the activities director asked them to come back.
To apply for membership, please submit for MSSL membership application form
aster class with Dr. Edward Neeman
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018 (Deadline to sign-up: Saturday, March 17)
Time: 3:00 PM
The Steinway Gallery in Walnut Creek
$50 per student
Please write the check payable to
and mail it to:
The payment must be received by March 17.
The Australian-American pianist Edward Neeman has performed across five continents. Critics have lauded him as a “true artist” with “an excellent technique” who “isn’t afraid to put a distinctive stamp on whatever he touches, without resorting to mannerism.” A top prizewinner of numerous international piano competitions, including first prize in the Joaquín Rodrigo Competition in Madrid, the Southern Highlands International Piano Competition, and the World International Piano Competition. Dr. Neeman also has appeared as a soloist with the Prague Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, Kentucky Symphony, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, and the American West Symphony.
Dr. Neeman holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Australian National University, a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music and a Doctor of Musical arts degree from the Juilliard School.
Dr. Neeman regularly gives masterclasses around the world and has been a jury member for the Mozart International Piano Competition in Thailand, the Hong Kong Schools Festival, the Jakarta Conservatory National Competition, the West Australian Pianists Competition, and numerous competitions and festivals in the United States. He has taught at Utah Valley University and will shortly move to Australia where he will teach piano at the Australian National University. He also holds the position of Artist Faculty at the ELMS Conservatory in Jakarta, Indonesia.
This master class is open to the students in
level 7 and higher.
The piece should be
no more than 12 min.
since each student will have 25 min. session with Dr. Neeman. The piece must be a classical repertoire. No teaching materials, please. Ji An will take 4 performers and 2 alternates.
This will be a great opportunity to have a performance experience and a feedback before the Branch Honors Recital or the competitions.
To sign up:
your student’s name, school grade, the title of the piece and send the check to the address above for the registration fee.
Thank you. Hope to see you all in the Master Class.
or the picture above for more information
138 Paraiso Dr.
Danville, CA 94526