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Silicon Valley Youth Harp Ensemble Success (YES) Program

The purpose of the Youth Ensemble Success (YES) Program is to provide harpists a friendly, musical, and fun social environment that encourages learning and sharing of talents. Playing in a group inspires students to continue involvement with music. The YES Program

MTAC Santa Clara Branch Junior Recitals, Oct. 19, ’14

CMTANC International Youth Music Competition, 2014

From CMTANC: Dear Teachers: Greetings from the Chinese Music Teachers Association of Northern California! We would like to announce the 2014 CMTANC annual competition for piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, marimba, classical guitar, harp, and traditional Chinese musical instruments. This competition has been going on for more than 20 years and is open to students …

California Piano & Instrumental Adjudication: Jan. 24-25, 2014, by Youth Focus Inc.

Source: http://youth-focus.org/programs/ Youth Talent Competitions “Everyone Wins and No Body Loses!” This is the continuing theme of the Youth Talent Competitions staged annually for performers ages 4 through 26 years. Everyone who participates is given an award in recognition of their participation to take home to encourage them in their development. The purpose of the annual …

Holiday Harp Music by SVCAHS, Dec. 19, ’13

Come hear beautiful music of the season. You will hear solo harp, harp duets, flute and harp, and harp ensemble. Presented by the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Harp Society. Time and Date: 5 PM- 7:45 PM, Thursday, 12/19/2013 Location: San Jose Museum of Art

Ruei Bin Chen, Piano Recital World Tour, Dec. 14, ’13

出生於台灣的國際知名鋼琴家陳瑞斌先生- 鋼琴音樂會世界巡演,12/14 將於 Jubilee Christian Center 演出。 現場並有 Percussionist Emily Liu, Taiwan School Musical Choir, CTCC Instrumental Ensemble, Hallelujah Christmas Sing Along. 等演出。 Time: 3:00pm, Sat., 12/14/2013 Location:  Jubilee Christian Center (105 Nortech PKWY, San Jose, CA 95134) Sponsored by Taiwanese American Christian Church Association & Taiwanese American Center of Northern California Tickets: $20 suggested donation/ $100 (please …

Christmas Music at Triton Museum of Art, Dec. 8, 2013

Love Changes Everything Concert, Dec. 7, ’13

Love Changes Everything is a Chinese Christmas Gospel Concert and Charity event organized by a coalition of the FGBMFI (Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International) and local churches in south Bay, called ROLCC . The orchestra is Antaris Orchestra. All canned food collected in the event will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank. …

CMTANC Student Recitals

The Chinese Music Teacher Association of Northern California, CMTANC, hosts student recital concerts regularly at Santa Clara University’s Recital Hall and Le Petit Trianon Theatre in San Jose. CMTANC welcomes solo, trio, ensemble and other diversified program participants. CMTANC-member teachers can register up to three students per recital. Register for events at CMTANC.org two weeks …

CMTANC Seminar, Oct. 30, ’13

The Chinese Music Teacher Association of Northern California regularly invites leading musicians to conduct teacher training, masters classes, lectures, and seminars. Watch for news about coming seminars: October 30 宋允鵬教授 鋼琴專題講座 November 2 宋允鵬教授 鋼琴大師班 http://cmtanc.org/234352080140300-259452548037628297483561124231-alexander-sung-seminar–master-class.html

Harp hands 2009 by James Jordan

Smart Practice Tips

10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice, by Anastasia Tsioulcas 十大不可不知練習樂器的要訣 Ten recommended ways of memorizing music in short time (中文) Tips for making the most of practice at home 陪練最重要 by 絲國蘭老師 (Kuo-Lan Szu, pianist /producer)

Contemporary Music to Motivate Your Students

Morning session with Gail Lew, New Music Reviewer for The California Music Teacher magazine. “Contemporary Music to Motivate Your Students” Oct. 9, 2013 (Wednesday), 9:30AM Lincoln Glen Church 2700 Booksin Avenue San Jose From http://www.mtacsantaclara.org/: “Now is the time, many of us try to search good CM contemporary music for our students. If you have …

Monthly MTAC Senior Recitals

Monthly recitals for experienced students are held in downtown San Jose at Le Petit Trianon Theatre. Applications are due on the 20th of each month for the next month’s recital. The next performance is October 13! Teachers who are MTAC Santa Clara members can submit two or three students or ensembles for each program. The …