Calendar

August 1 – October 1: Change of Teacher without fee allowed during this period

Tuesday, September 17: Welcome Back Potluck Dinner
For new, returning, and prospective members! Bring a dish to share. Board meeting at 6pm, dinner at 7pm followed by a branch meeting. Handbooks will be passed out, committee reports will be presented and a group photo will be taken. Hosted at the home of Elvin and Linette Rodriguez.

Sunday, September 29 at 7:00 pm OR Monday, September 30 at 10:00 am:
Mandatory CM meetings will be at the home of Linette Rodriguez and hosted by Abraham Fabella, CM Coordinating Chair. RSVP is appreciated to abefabe@gmail.com. Additional details can be found in the September 2019 Branch Newsletter and by logging on to new.mtac.org and referring to the “CM Calendar” under Teacher Resources.

October 1-31: Enrollment Period for CM
Student’s level, grade, instrument, Senior Award, Panel and YAG must be entered during this time period.

Sunday, October 27: Harvest Recital
Hole Memorial Auditorium, La Sierra University, 3:00pm (or possibly 2 programs, depending on number of students who sign up).
Application postmark deadline: October 14, 2019
A Board Meeting will immediately follow the recital.

October 1-November 5: This is the period when parents will be allowed to pay for applications online and to make any corrections (i.e. student personal info, grade; for teachers, student CM Level).

November 12: Postmark deadline to send your Teacher Work Agreement (Student List is unnecessary) to Abraham Fabella, 26337 Bay Avenue, Moreno Valley 92555. You may also email it directly to abefabe@gmail.com.

December 2: Monday Postmark deadline for Holiday Recital

December 15: Sunday Holiday Recital at 3:00pm Hole Memorial Auditorium
La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92505

October 1-January 15: This is the period in which repertoire entries can be made, as well as other information such as Branch Honors, Convention, and Improvise applications. All repertoire must be entered by January 15th for everyone (universal deadline). The enrollment process is not considered complete until all this is entered.

January 2-15: This is the only time that scheduling requests can be made (AM or PM times for CM). Please do not request scheduling unless absolutely necessary.

January 15: Universal deadline for repertoire entries, both regular CM students and Panel students.

Tuesday, October 15: Requests for Ensemble Repertoire should be made to the CM Branch Chair.

Sunday, October 20: Deadline for Special Needs Accommodation
Request Forms and new documentation to be submitted to CM State Chair, Michelle Rumley. Look under your Resources button for the form.

Tuesday, November 12: Postmark deadline for teachers to send their Teacher Work Agreement to Branch chair.

Sunday, December 15: Holiday Recital
Hole Memorial Auditorium, La Sierra University, 3:00pm.
Application postmark deadline: December 2, 2019

January 2-15: This is the only time that AM/PM requests can be made for CM (only if absolutely necessary) and CARPOOL for students who need to evaluate back to back.

Monday, January 13: Branch Luncheon
Cal Baptist University Cafeteria (8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, 92504). Board Meeting at 11:00am followed by members’ lunch at 11:30am. Look for more information in our monthly newsletter.

Sunday, January 26: VOCE Competition
Cal Baptist University. Application postmark deadline: January 6, 2020. See page 15 of this handbook for more information and look for announcements in our monthly newsletter.

*Sunday, February 9: Inland Empire Piano Festival
Cal Baptist University. Application postmark deadline: December 16, 2019. Look for more information in the monthly newsletter.

*Sunday, February 16: Rotary Competition
Cal Baptist University. Look for more information in the monthly newsletter.

*Sunday, February 23: Branch Bach Festival
Hole Memorial Auditorium OR Bandroom, La Sierra University.
Application postmark deadline: February 1, 2020. Look for more information in our monthly newsletter

*Sunday, March 1: Spring Recital
All Saints Episcopal Church (3847 Terracina Dr., Riverside 92506), 3:00pm. Application postmark deadline: February 17, 2020.

*Sunday, March 1: Steinway Jr. Competition
Visit “steinwayriverside.org” for info on venue and deadlines.

*Sunday, March 8: Steinway Sr. Competition
Visit “steinwayriverside.org” for info on venue and deadlines.

Sunday, March 22: Certificate of Merit
Hole Memorial Auditorium, La Sierra University

Monday, March 23: CM results can be viewed by teachers on the website.

Monday, March 30: CM results can be viewed by parents on the website.

Sunday, April 5: Young Pianists’ Competition (YPC)
Cal Baptist University. Application postmark deadline: March 16, 2020.

Saturday, April 25: YPC Winners’ Concert
Hole Memorial Auditorium, La Sierra University at 8:00pm.

Sunday, April 26: Branch Honors Recitals
Coil School for the Arts, Riverside Community College

*Wednesday, May 6: Steinway Winners’ Concert
Rancho Mirage Public Library, Palm Springs at 7:00pm.

*Saturday, May 30: Bach Regional Festival
Salmon Hall in the Bertea Hall, Chapman University

Tuesday, June 9: Year-End Potluck
Home of Elvin and Linette Rodriguez. Please bring a dish to share
and join together in celebrating the end of the school year.

July 3-7: MTAC State Convention
Hilton, Los Angeles Airport

*Not an MTAC event