Chapter General Meetings & Programming

 

In 2020-2021, due to the current situation of the pandemic, we will use technology to our advantage to bring you a wide variety of programming to bring in presenters and attendees not normally possible!

September 24-25, 2020  ★  CAPMT SCV 2020-2021 KICK-OFF

September 24 (Thu)

10:00 - 11:15 AM

Official CAPMT SCV Kick-Off Meeting     

Featuring:

  • Introduction to Student & Teacher Programs

  • Presentation by clarinetist Ginger Kroft

    • Flexible Dimensions: Online Platforms to Enhance & Manage Your Teaching Studio Resources

      • Enhance your students’ education and streamline your administrative time with customizable, online learning platforms

  • Mini-Recital featuring Teacher Performances

    • Tingyuan Luo performs Tan Dun

    • Felip Walker performs Jazz Standard

    • Dr. Namik Sultanov performs Rachmaninoff​

    • Solmaaz Adeli and Julie Poklewski perform Gershwin

September 25 (Fri)  

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Special LIVE Interview with Michael Tilson Thomas
Celebrating MTT's 25-Year Tenure as Conductor of the San Francisco Symphony

The legendary Michael Tilson Thomas will share a special message for CAPMT Teachers and Students, followed by a Q&A with pre-submitted questions from CAPMT members.  

 

Hosted by CAPMT State President, Wendi Kirby, and CAPMT VP Membership, Grant Kondo.

November 4, 2020 (Wed)  |  10 AM

Ethnomusicology as Pathway to Knowing Music as Pan-Human Cultural Expression

Guest Speaker: Dr. Patricia Shehan Campbell

University of Washington - Chair of Music Education and Professor in Ethnomusicology

Guest Performances

John Chiang performs on Erhu

Ke Guo performs Sephardic music

December 12, 2020 (Sat)  |  7 PM

Four Arts Concert - A Tribute to Forrest Kinney

Student Performances & Teacher Performances

We invite you to join us for an evening of music and stories celebrating Forrest Kinney, who left us too soon when he passed away last year.  He has touched and inspired countless lives and we would like to celebrate the life that he lived and continue his legacy.  We will be joined by colleagues, friends, family members, and former students of Forrest.  

 

The evening will combine musical performances featuring the Four Arts (Interpretation, Improvisation, Composition, and Arranging) as well as stories, memories, and videos of Forrest.  If you want to stay after, we will use Breakout Rooms on Zoom for an informal gathering following the concert to meet and mingle with familiar and new faces.

February 21, 2021 (Sun)  |  Afternoon (exact time TBA)

Bay Area Composers Feature

Composer Highlights with New Arts Collaboration

Apr 2021  (Date and Time TBA)

Perspectives on the Intersection of Jazz and Classical

Guest Speaker: Dr. Aaron Lington 

(San José State University - Coordinator of Jazz Studies)

May 22, 2021 (Sat)  |  Afternoon (exact time TBA)

Composer Masterclass

Student Composer Masterclass with Melody Bober

Questions?  Please contact our Vice President & Program Chair, Grant Kondo.

 

Pedagogy & Play

Pedagogy & Play is an informal monthly setting for teachers to discuss various pedagogical topics, and also a chance to perform for each other (optional)!  These are held on the first Friday of each month.   We have also hosted nationally-renowned pedagogues in the past, such as Dennis Alexander, Forrest Kinney, and Peter Mack.

 

Each month will focus on a different pedagogy topic.

Dates (Fridays)

  • September 4, 2020  |  Music Subscription Services (Register by Sept 3)

  • October 2, 2020  |  Inclusion in the Studio

  • November 6, 2020  |  Teacher Professional Development

  • December 4, 2020  |  Teaching Diverse Learners

  • February 5, 2021  |  Beyond the Method Book

  • March 5, 2021

  • April 2, 2021

  • May 7, 2021

  • June 4, 2021

 

Time:

9:30 AM - Meet & Greet

10:00 AM - Program Begins

Location: Virtual on Zoom

 

It is fun and it is a great way to join!  If you are interested in attending, please RSVP with Yvonne Reddy,

our Pedagogy & Play Chair at  pedagogyandplay@musician.org .

 

Open Board Meetings

Our Board Meetings are held approximately once a month, and are open to all members!  So if you are interested in getting more involved, passionate about a certain project, or just curious to see what goes on, feel free to stop by!  They are held on Fridays at a Board Member's home.  Contact the President below to get information about the specific location.

 

Dates (Mondays):

  • Aug 17, 2020

  • Sept 14, 2020

  • Oct 19, 2020

  • Jan 11, 2021

  • Mar 22, 2021

  • May 17, 2021

Time: 10 AM - 12 PM

Location: Rotating Board Members' Homes

Questions?  Please contact our President, Amy Bhatnagar.

 

Young Professionals on Stage

Young Professionals on Stage is a way for young or new to teaching teachers to perform high-level repertoire in a professional setting.  Great way to keep up your chops, hear your fellow colleagues, and invite and inspire your students!

Date:

  • TBD 2021

Questions?  Please contact the YPLN Chair, Tingyuan Luo.

 

SCV Socials

Sometimes we just need a chance to unwind!  Also a friendly chance to meet with other teachers and enjoy each other's company.

Dates:

TBD

Questions or suggestions?  Please contact the Chair, Yvonne Reddy.

 

CAPMT State Conference

The State Conference alternates between Northern California and Southern California each year.

 

This year the Conference will be held

Dates: October 9-10, 2020

Location: Live on Zoom

Featured Artist: Anderson & Roe

 

More information and registration can be found here: CAPMT State Conference

 

MTNA National Conference

As an affiliate of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), CAPMT members are invited

to the annual MTNA Conference, featuring 2,000+ attendees and 5 days packed with

lectures, masterclasses, a bustling Exhibit Hall, receptions, and more!

This year the Conference will be held

Dates: March 13-17, 2021

Location: VIRTUAL

More information can be found here: MTNA National Conference

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