Volume 21, Issue 1 | September 2019
Kristen Normann,  President
Olya Katsman , Vice President
Michelle Chi, Second Vice President
Millie Chiem , 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
Katherine Valdez , Director
David Ross,  Director & Student Recitals
Lu Huang,  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

Gloria Ho,  CM Chair and North Region Chair, (Piano, Strings, Woodwinds and Voice)
Grace Cheng,  CM South Region Chair
Millie Chiem,  North Region Honors Recitals
Karen Wolff , South Region Honor Recital
Katherine Lee & Ruby Cheung,  Theory Site Coordinators
MTAC SACB 2019 - 2020 Branch Officers
Important Dates
September 20 (Fri)
Mandatory General Meeting
Community of Christ
34050 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA 94555
9:30 am for sign in and goodies
10:00 am meeting

October 1 - 31
CM Registration

October 19 (Sat)
YAG Concert, Derek Lim at 7:00 pm
At: Dominican Sisters, Auditorium
See flyer below

November 6 (Wednesday)
Pedagogy and Play Social at 9:45 am
At: Olya Katsman's House
See flyer below

February 15, 16, 22, 23 (Sat/Sun)
South CM Evaluations

March 7, 8, 14, 15 (Sat/Sun)
North CM Evaluations

March 14, 15 (Sat/Sun)
Southern Alameda County Theory Exams for all Disciplines at Chabot College
Important Links
password: mta1

Please visit our website for more information!
CM News

September 20
MANDATORY General and CM meeting. Coffee starts at 9:30 am. Meeting will commence at 10:00 am.
Bring paper and pen to take notes. It is mandatory that you come if you intend to participate in CM this year. You MUST stay until you have seen the power point that is presented by the CM Council. There are important changes this year regarding the CM program, so it is important that you attend

October 1
CM registration begins online and it will end October 31. NO EXCEPTIONS.

November 5
Deadline for parents to pay for the registration online. Please remind them not to forget, or they will not be able to take the test. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Welcome back! Hope your Summer was great! Looking forward to seeing you all at the meeting!


Gloria Ho
CM Chair
Young Artist Guild Concert
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 or Click the application form below
Membership fee is $15

New MSSL 2019-2020 Board of Officers:
  • Co-Presidents: Irene Geng and Brooke Zheng
  • Vice President: Lillian Weng
  • Membership Secretary: Erin Yu
  • General Secretary: Andrew Gao and Charissa Luk
  • Treasurer: Katherine Shi
  • Historians: Victoria Miao and Stacey Xu
  • Publicity: Joshua Shi
Pedagogy and Play Social
What's Happening Around the Town
Piano For Sale
1941 Steinway Model S for sale!!!

Beautiful Mahogany, ivory keys and completely restored action.

For details contact Kristen Normann at: or 510-517-3790
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
Welcome New Member!
James Choi
Michelle Caimotto
Philip Halseth
Tinyuan Luo
Dylan Librande
Gail Lew
Toni Chimienti
Celia Mendez
Omri Shimron
Rachel Kaliwarang