Recently two Alpert Studio of Violin students participated in the American String Teachers Association Certificate of Advancement Program, for the national association’s Southern California chapter. Students who are nominated to participate must prepare a rigorous audition including scales, etudes and performance pieces played from memory.
Congratulations to students Sarah Pastor and Jessica Chao for receiving their certificates as well as excellent comments from the adjudicator.
If your child is interested in violin, Motions and Notions is a great opportunity for families who want an enjoyable, low stress yet comprehensive introduction to the violin. Our super-organized lesson plans will make practicing a breeze, Â enjoyable for student and parent alike. Monthly in studio meetings are held to reinforce those lessons, and make sure your child is getting off to a great start.
Violin Motions and Notions is unlike any other online violin program, because you get direct access and support from a qualified instructor.
First class meeting in September 2013 â€¢ Enroll now to ensure your spot. Participation will be limited to ensure a quality experience.
Voice schedule for May and June as well as Summer Break:
Vocal Studio Summer BreakÂ
I know with the many different school districts I deal with, your particular break may be different.Â I would just ask that you contact me as soon as you know your summer and beginning of school scheduleÂ to see if you will be available for these dates. It is always tricky scheduling your days and times so first come first served.
It’s shaping up to be a busy Spring at the Studio. Please make a note of the following dates:
Our Spring/Summer Recital will be held on Saturday, June, 8 at 4:30 p.m. â€¢Â Save the date, as all students are expected to participate.
Spring Event Summary:
Spring Break – March 18-22:Â No lessons for voice or violin
San Bernardino County Solofest (voice and violin) – April 6/April 13 -Â Application Deadline March 22: Information
Suzuki Violin Graduation – April 28 -Â Recordings due in March -Â Information
Great American Songbook Competition (High School Vocal Students) -Â Videotaping on Saturday, March 16 – Deadlne for Entry: March 31 -Â Information
Spring/Summer Recital – Saturday, June 8, 4:30 p.m. – Rehearsal on Friday, June 7, times tba
It was a great day for the Alpert Studio of Voice family, four of our students participated in the SCVA Solo Vocal Competition, and all advanced to the competition finals with a “superior” rating. Pictured are Kenzie Petschow, Miranda Ford, Melanie Alpert, Cameron Muller and Kelly Muller. Nice job everyone!
Due to my knee surgery, the start of voice lessons will be delayed one week.Â Lessons will resume the week of January 14, according to normal schedule.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! See you soon!
P.S. Violin Lessons will resume as scheduled, on the week of January 7.
Violin students: our work for the year isn’t over quite yet!
Violin Lessons will continue through December 14th. There will be no lessons between December 15 and January 4. Lessons will resume according to normal schedule on January 7, 2013.
Please remember that this is my normal December teaching schedule; regular tuition applies for December, as your annual tuition is simply divided into 12 monthly payments.
Congratulations to all our violinists and singers on a wonderful recital performance! Remember to share your talents and continue to sing and play through the holiday season.
Happy Holidays to the entire student family!
It’s recital time! This year’s Winter recital will be held on:Â Saturday, December 1 at 5:30 p.m.Â (rehearsal November 30 approx. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.)
RehearsalÂ for this year’s recital will be onÂ Friday, November 30.Â The rehearsal will start approximately around 4:30 at the recital hall and we hope to finish up around 6:30ish. You will be given a rehearsal time slot during the month of November.
Thanksgiving Week: Remember, no regular voice or violin lessons will be held during Thanksgiving week.