Calendar

September 20 (Tuesday) Branch Meeting
In person meeting held at Angela Rosser’s Home at 7pm. All members will be asked to RSVP if they plan on joining. A reminder will be sent out one week before the date.

September 15-October 25 – Period to Complete CM Quiz
There are no meetings to fulfill the Teacher Training Requirement to participate in Certificate of Merit. Please log on to your Teacher Portal to access the Teacher Training Video and to complete the Teacher Quiz. CM Applications open on October 1.

October 1-31 CM Enrollment Period

October 30 (Sunday) Harvest Recital
Trinity Lutheran Church, 5969 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA 92506.

Application Deadline: October 17, 2022. Look for more instructions in the handbook.

December 11 (Sunday) Holiday Recital
Trinity Lutheran Church, 5969 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA

Application deadline: November 28, 2022. Look for more instructions in the handbook.
January Branch Dinner Meeting TBA

January 29 (Sunday) VOCE Competition
Cal Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504
Application Deadline: January 1, 2023. Look for more information in the handbook and look for announcements in our monthly newsletter.

*February 5 (Sunday) Inland Empire Piano Festival
Cal Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504.
Application Deadline: Monday, December 12, 2022. Look for more information in the monthly newsletter.

*February 26 (Sunday) Bach Festival
Cal Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504.
Application Postmark Deadline: February 3, 2023. Look for more instructions in the handbook.

February 28 (Tuesday) CM Media Submission Deadline
Certificate of Merit is a Virtual Event. All videos and evaluations must be submitted by this date. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Regional Coordinator or use the Online Help located in the Certificate of Merit section of your Teacher Portal.

March 5 (Sunday) Spring Recital
Trinity Lutheran Church, 5969 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA

Application Deadline: February 20, 2023. Look for more instructions in the handbook.

*March 5 (Sunday) Steinway Jr. Competition
Visit “steinwayriverside.org” for info on venue and deadlines.

*March 12 (Sunday) Steinway Sr. Competition
Visit “steinwayriverside.org” for info on venue and deadlines.

April 2 (Sunday) Young Pianists’ Competition (YPC)
Cal Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504
Application postmark deadline: March 13, 2023

April 15 (Saturday) YPC Winners’ Recital
Location TBA

April 23 (Sunday) Branch Honors Recital
Trinity Lutheran Church, 5969 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA 92506.

*May 7 (Sunday) Bach Regional Festival
Cal Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504.
Look for more information in the monthly newsletter.

June 6 (Tuesday) Year-End Potluck
Venue to be determined. Please see updates in the monthly newsletter.

June 30– July 3 MTAC State Convention
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara & Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
*Not an MTAC event

Certificate of Merit Information

Certificate of Merit information can be accessed directly at the new.mtac.org website following these steps:
1) Log in and go to the HOME page
2) Choose the CERTIFICATE OF MERIT box
3) Choose the third ribbon titled “RESOURCES”
4) Scroll down to TEACHER RESOURCES.
5) Choose CM CALENDAR

Riverside Branch CM-related Dates:
October 1-31, 2022: CM Enrollment Date
November 5, 2022: CM Payment Due Date
January 15, 2023: CM Application Edit Close Date
February 28, 2023: CM Media Submission Due Date
March 20, 2023: CM Results Publish Date

April 23, 2023: Branch Honor’s Recitals at Lutheran Church in Riverside, CA. Applications will be sent via email. Contact Kate Rubke-Foxworth w/ questions.

It is recommended that teachers view the Teacher Training Video each year to inform themselves of any changes that have happened in the CM program. The Teacher Quiz is also recommended, but no longer required to participate in CM.

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