Branch Events 2020-2021

Except as otherwise noted, all branch meetings start at 10:00 am with a morning waker at 9:45.

Elite Music Online

Monday, August 24

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CANCELLED THIS YEAR Certificate of Merit “Open House”

[September]

CM Teacher Quiz administered by the State this year. More information is available to teachers by logging on to the  online teacher portal

Discovery Scholarship Auditions

Sunday, October 11th 

9:00am

ONLINE

Formal Recital

Sunday, October 18th

3:00 pm

Host: Michelle Lifshitz

Online

Lecture/Recital with Roger Woodward

Monday, November 16th 10:00am-12:00pm

Piano Music of Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Prokofiev

Formal Recital

Sunday, November 22nd

3:00 pm

Host: Betty Woo

Online

Formal Recital

Saturday, January 17th 3:00pm

Host: Mei-Ling Tchii

Semi-Annual Business Meeting
Advanced Master Class (CM Level 9 or above) - Marc Steiner

Monday, January 18th

9:30 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

at  Berkeley Piano Club [TENTATIVE]

E-mail Joel Tepper (joeltepper@live.com) by January 10 to enroll.

MSF Auditions

Sunday, January 31st 9:00am

at  Berkeley Piano Club [TENTATIVE]

MSF Awards Concert

Sunday, February 7th

3:00pm

at  Berkeley Piano Club [TENTATIVE]

Formal Recital

Saturday, February 13th 

6:00pm

Host: Omri Shimron

Intermediate Master Class (CM Levels 6-8) with William Wellborn

 

Sunday, February 16th 

3:00pm

at  Berkeley Piano Club [TENTATIVE]

E-mail Joel Tepper (joeltepper@live.com) by February 7 to enroll.

CERTIFICATE OF MERIT EVALUATIONS

February-March 2021

Certificate of Merit Exams will be online for 2020-2021 and will be administered by the MTAC State Office instead of our branch. For information regarding CM deadlines and dates, please see the CM calendar on pages 6-7.

Branch Honors Recitals

TBA

Online

Formal Recital

Sunday, April 18th

6:00pm

Host: Maureen Spranza

Rags to Riches Rosemary Hallum and Frederick Hodges

Monday, April 19th

10:00am-12:00pm

at Steinway Piano Gallery, Walnut Creek [TENTATIVE]

Formal Recital

Saturday, May 8th

3:00pm

Host: Carol Newberger

Semi-Annual Business Meeting
Teachers' Panel Discussion and Exchange

Monday, June 14th 9:30am-10:00am

10:00am-12:00pm

Board Meetings

Board meetings begin at 9:30 on Monday mornings. Dates and sites to be determined. 

Addresses and Directions for Branch Event Venues

BERKELEY PIANO CLUB
2724 Haste St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Click on map for directions
HOLY NAMES UNIVERSITY
3500 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
Click on map for directions
PIEDMONT PIANO COMPANY
1728 San Pablo Ave. at 18th St
Oakland, CA 94612
Click on map for directions
STEINWAY PIANO GALLERY - WALNUT CREEK
1605 Bonanza Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
 
Click on map for directions
ST. CLEMENT'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
2837 Claremont Blvd
Berkeley, CA 94705
Click on map for directions