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Calendar Of Events

GENERAL MEETINGS:  4th Monday of every month
               9:30 AM   Pre-meeting Recital and General Meeting
     BOARD MEETINGS:  2nd Monday of every month, September through July ; unless otherwise specified

Calendar of Events

2013-2014

August
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the September Clarion and Opus
MTNA Dues required before students access application form for the MTNA and Composition Programs

September
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the October Clarion and Opus
9th        EMTA Board Meeting
11th      Deadline for MTNA Performance Competition online applications
11th      Postmark deadline for MTNA Compositions Competition applications
11th      Postmark deadline for WSMTA Outstanding Artist Competition applications
18th      Postmark Deadline for teacher entry fee for MTNA Competitions
23rd      EMTA General Meeting- Bonnie Blanchard: “Get Paid What You’re Worth”
28th-29th Fall Leadership Seminar, Yakima, Janice Smith, Chair

October
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the November Clarion and Opus
5th        Student Recital, 5pm at Stage 7 Pianos, Julie Howe, chair
7th        New Members Tea; 10:30am-12pm at the home of Carol Hartoon
12th      District I & II Conference presenting Natalya Ageyeva and Peter Mack, Yelena Balabanova, chair
15th      Deadline for membership renewal dues for Adjudications participation
21st      EMTA Board Meeting
28th      EMTA General Meeting – Carol Hibbard and Sue Heath: “More than Piano Lessons; Motivating Young Musicians”

November
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the December Clarion and Opus
2nd       Student Recital, 5pm at Stage 7 Pianos, Julie Howe, chair
11th      EMTA Board Meeting
9-11th  MTNA Performance Competitions, CWU, Ellensburg, Yunbo Cassady, NCTM, chair
9-11th  WSMTA Outstanding Artist Competition, CWU, Ellensburg, Patty Ray, NCTM, chair
15th      EMTA Scholarship Concert: Steven Spooner, First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 7pm
16th      EMTA Workshop presents Dr. Steven Spooner: “A New Guide to Fingering: Breaking Free of Tradition” 10-12:30 p.m.
25th      Deadline for Ribbon Festival Registration, Kerry Itami and Jennifer Li, chairs
25th      EMTA General Meeting – Olive Yau:“Updates on Music Technology, Part Two”
            Place: OliveLand Studio – 8822 122nd Ave NE, Kirkland

December
9th        Holiday Tea at the home of Donna Sams
9th        EMTA Board Meeting

January
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the February Clarion and Opus
6th        EMTA Board Meeting

10th      Deadline for new member dues for Adjudications participation
10-12th MTNA NW Division competitions, Reed College, Portland OR, Jani Peterson, NCTM, chair
13th      EMTA Workshop presents Jensina Oliver, NCTM: “The Many Faces of Debussy: How to Teach and Play Music of the Impressionist Era” 10-12:30 p.m.
15th      Deadline for EMTA Scholarship and Concerto Competition forms
27th      EMTA General Meeting – Nino Merabishvili:  "Intermediate Repertoire of Russian and Georgian Composers"

February
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the March Clarion and Opus
3rd        EMTA Workshop presents Dr. Peter Mack: “Lower the Read End of the Elephant slowly onto the Keys: Teaching basic artistic Concepts by using colorful Imagery” 10-12:30 p.m.
8th        Ribbon Festival: Newport Covenant Church: all day event
10th      EMTA Board Meeting
17th      Deadline for Young Composers Project entries, Krista Seely, chair
24th      EMTA General Meeting – Judith Cohen: “The Italian Wayfarer: Domenico Scarlatti's Keyboard Sonatas”

March
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the April Clarion and Opus
1st        Student Recital, 5pm at Stage 7 Pianos, Julie Howe, chair
3rd-8th  EMTA Chapter Piano Adjudications
10th      EMTA Board Meeting
16th      EMTA Piano Adjudications Honors Recital, Newport Covenant Church, 5:30 and 7pm
22-26th            MTNA Conference, Chicago, IL
No General Meeting in March

April
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the May Clarion and Opus
1st-4th  EMTA Scholarship Competition
5th        EMTA Concerto Competition
14th      EMTA Board Meeting
28th      EMTA General Meeting – Judy Baker: “Student Teaching: Keeping your High School Students Connected”

May
1st        Deadline for submitting articles for the June Clarion and Opus
3rd        Student Recital, 5pm at Stage 7 Pianos, Julie Howe, chair
5th        May Luncheon at the home of Ann Stockman
12th      EMTA Board Meeting
15th      Deadline for pre-registration to the WSMTA Conference

June
9th        EMTA Board Meeting
22-26th WSMTA Conference, EWU, Cheney, WA
31st      Dues deadline to be included in the EMTA Yearbook