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Dec 23

Holiday Greetings from the mountains of Florida!

By billalpert | The Kitchen Sink , violin , voice


Intrepid Expedition Everest Explorers wish you a Happy Holiday!

We’d like to extend the best of the season to our entire studio family. We’re back from our road trip and looking forward to seeing all of you soon, starting the week of January 7.

Happy Holidays to one and all, and a wonderful, happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

This just in: congratulations to studio student Kathryn McGuire for her successful audition for The Intimate Opera Company’s upcoming productions of La Traviata and The Mikado. Awesome!

Dec 02

Holiday Wishes and January Events

By Melanie Alpert | Events , The Kitchen Sink , violin , voice

To those who participated in our Winter recital, and to those who could not be there, to the entire studio family: we’d like to extend our best wishes for a joyous and safe holiday season. Kudos to each of our recital participants. We’re proud of your progress, and we look forward seeing your continued growth.

Voice and Violin Lessons will resume the week of January 7, 2008
SCVA PARTICIPANTS: Your applications must be sent in by Dec. 8. The competition is Saturday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 a.m. at the studio recital hall.

Dec. 07 Recital Participants

Nov 27

End of Year/Recital Schedule

By Melanie Alpert | Events , The Kitchen Sink , violin , voice

The week of the Nov. 26 will be this year’s last week for voice and violin lessons. As some of you may know, the Alperts will be on the road to Walt Disney World very soon! So, the Recital will be the last time we will see many of you before the New Year. Voice and violin lessons will resume according to your normal schedule on the week of January 7th.

We wish all of you a blessed Holiday Season and New Year filled with lots of fun, family, food and of course, MUSIC!!! We’ll be blogging about our adventures during the month, so please join us in cyberspace! Bill and I would like to thank you all for being such blessings in our lives. Enjoy the Season 🙂

Melanie and Bill

Winter Recital Reminders:

Our annual Winter Recital is December 1st at 4:00 pm.
Rehearsal will be Friday, Nov 30 between 4:30 and 6:00. You will be assigned a specific rehearsal time at your lesson.
Recital and Rehearsal to be held at: 10722 Arrow Route, Ste. 104, Rancho Cucamonga

Please make sure you bring all your music, all taped up properly for our accompanist. On Saturday, dress appropriately for a recital. No jeans or flip flops!

Recital Fee:
The charge for the recital/rehearsal combination is $30, payable to Bill or Melanie Alpert at the Friday night rehearsal.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call!
Good luck everyone!

Oct 20

Autumn Studio Recital

By billalpert | Events , violin

studio recital fall 07
Pictured from top left: Wendy Waggener, Seraphina Oney, Erin Archer, Marie Muratalla, Bill Alpert. Bottom left: Jeremy Oh, Sarah Kuriyama, Edison Adler and Maki Davis. Photo courtesy of Rick Adler.

Kudos to selected violin students of Wendy Waggener and Bill Alpert’s violin studios who spent a beautiful and enjoyable fall afternoon sharing their talents! For many it was a day of firsts; Edison Adler’s very first violin recital, and Libby Salomon’s (not pictured) first opportunity to perform from memory. Also this was the first strings-only recital for the Alpert Studio, joined by students and families from Wendy’s studio and Foothill Suzuki Strings. Many thanks to the families who made it possible and to Janet Noll for her artistry and professionalism at the keyboard.

P.S. Voice students: We have set aside the date of Dec 1 at 4:00 p.m. for our fall recital. Please make a note of it!

May 19

Spring Studio Recital Photos

By billalpert | Events , The Kitchen Sink , violin , voice

Wow! Congratulations to all our voice and violin students who particpated in our best recital ever! Everyone did a wonderful job; you should all be proud of your efforts. Be assured your teachers and parents are equally proud!

Here are a couple of photos from the event.

Do you have recital photos or stories to share?
Send us an email

Alpert Studio Spring Recital Class of May 2007
Our “Class of ’07”

Alpert Studio Spring Recital
Happy recital participants celebrating a job well done!

Upcoming lesson schedule will be as follows:
Voice Students: No lessons on Monday, Memorial Day but normal schedule the rest of that week.
No lessons the week of June 4. Lessons will resume with normal schedule on Monday, June 11.
Violin Students: All lessons will continue according to normal schedule.

We wish everyone a great summer. Keep practicing and attending your lessons!!

Bill and Melanie Alpert

Apr 10

Student Recital, audition and competition dates!

By billalpert | Events , violin , voice

It’s that time again: time to get up and strut your stuff 🙂

Auditions and competitions are optional, but participation in the studio recital is mandatory. Please check and clear your calendar so we can have a great turnout.

Saturday, May 19 • 4:00 p.m.
The Alpert Studio Student Recital
All violin and vocal students to perform
(rehearsal, Friday, May 18, 6:30 p.m.)
at the Alpert Studio Performance Venue

Saturday, April 14
San Bernardino County Solofest
Cal State University, San Bernardino
Rehearsal: Friday, April 13, 5:30 p.m. at the Hillside Studio

Saturday, May 12
Auditions: Wizard of Oz, City of Rancho Cucamonga Community Services
Ages: 8-adult

Saturday, May 26
John Child Walker Music Competition
(application deadline: Friday, April 20)

Dec 12

Happy Holidays from the Alpert Studio

By billalpert | Events , violin , voice

Wow, what a wonderful evening it was! Congratulations to all recital participants; you made us very proud! We all deserve a little break, so:

Schedule reminder:
Violin lessons resume on January 6.
Voice lessons resume on the week of January 8.

Have a recital photo you’d like to share?
Send us your photos via e-mail
Have a wonderful holiday season, and we’ll see you in January. 🙂

–Bill and Melanie

Recital Photo
2006 Winter Recital participants ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ Photo: Philip Malcolm

Oct 31

Recital Dates announced!

By billalpert | Events , violin , voice

(Alpert Studio Performance Venue)
10722 Arrow Route, Suite 104 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ Rancho Cucamonga, CA

STUDIO RECITAL, voice and violin students
Dec. 11, 2007 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ 6 p.m.

January 8, 2007 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ 3 p.m.

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