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2013-2014 Tentative Calendar

September 2013

General Membership Meeting
Tuesday, September 10, 8:30 am
Bring a music teacher friend and receive a free book.
Program: Convention highlights, ABCs of Ensemble and the pieces.
Place: Velocity Music Academy, 2301 S. Lakeline Blvd., Suite 200, Cedar Park, Texas 512-782-8721.

September 30: Student Affiliate early registration deadline - $15

October 2013

General Membership Meeting
Date: Tuesday, October 1, at 8:30 am
Program: Presenter: Scott Donald - Preparing students for festivals/competitions.
Where: Velocity Music Academy, 2301 S. Lakeline Blvd., Suite 200, Cedar Park, Texas 512-782-8721.

October 1: This is the SA registration deadline for students who take the fall theory test. Teachers who register students October 1 or later will need to add a flat $5 penalty (not per student) but per teacher.

Friday, October 18: Registration deadline for Fall Festival.
This is a Bluebonnet MTA festival open to all students.

Theory test Registration deadline for Fall theory test: Tuesday, October 1
This is a TMTA SA activity.

November 2013

Fall Theory Test
This is a BMTA SA national theory exam. Two hours of monitoring is required for this event.
Place: Texas State University in Round Rock Directions
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm - confirmed

General membership meeting
Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 8:30 am
Place: Velocity Music Academy, 2301 S. Lakeline Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Deadline for Christmas recital performer estimate

Master Composer Festival - Baroque and Classical plus choice
Festival Place: Steinway Piano Gallery
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm - confirmed

> Students with Superior rating are eligible to perform in Winners' Recital in June.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - Deadline to enter students in Christmas recital program. Send list of student names and pieces to chairman Martha Marks

December 2013

General membership meeting
Tentative Date Sunday, December 8, 2013, 3:00-5:00 pm
Program: Sounds of Christmas. Members' students presenting their favorite Christmas songs.
Tentative Place: Wesleyan Retirement Center, Third Floor, 139 Estrella Xing, Geortetown, Texas. 512-863-2528.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - Registration deadline for Student Affiliate enrollment for spring theory test.

January 2014

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, - Deadline for Theory test registration
This is a TMTA SA activity.

General Membership Meeting
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at 8:30 am. Place: Velocity Music Academy, Cedar Park, Texas

Friday, January 17, 2014: Deadline for Ensemble registration.

February 2014

Spring Theory Test Saturday, February 8, 2014, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Place: Texas State University in Round Rock

General Membership Meeting
Program: Information about the National Guild of Piano Teachers
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Place: Velocity Music Academy, 2301 S. Lakeline Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas

February 15: Late Student Affiliate registration deadline for school year 2013-2014 - $15 per student plus $5 per teacher.

This is a Bluebonnet MTA activity and is open to all students.

Spring Theory Test 2013
Place: Texas State University in Round Rock
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014, from 8:00 to 2:00 - confirmed
Directions

March

General Membership Meeting
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 8:30 am
Place: Velocity Music Academy
Open forum: Studio practices, policies, helpful ideas for teaching theory, etc.
Tuesday, March 26, 2014: Registration deadline for Master Composers Festival - Romantic/Contemporary plus Choice.

MTNA National Convention,Chicago, Illinois
March 22-26, 2014
Marriott Chicago Downtown
Registration available online at MTNA.org

April 2014

General Membership Meeting
Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8:30 am
Program: Nominations of officers and committees; discussion of FAQs. Prospective members introduced.
Place: Velocity Music Academy, 2301 S. Lakeline Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas

Master Composers Festival
Saturday, April 26, 2014: - Romantic or Contemporary plus choice - confirmed
Open audition - Parents are invited in the adjudication room.
Place: Steinway Piano Gallery, Austin
Steinway Piano Gallery in north Austin, 12980 Research Blvd., Hwy.- 183 N., Austin, Texas (between Spicewood Springs and Anderson Mill) 512-258-6100.

May 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 11:00 am.
General Membership Meeting and luncheon
Registration of winners' recital participants from teachers. Luncheon Tentative location: Texas Land and Cattle, Cedar Park. This is the end of year meeting.

Tentative Ensemble practice, all Sundays at Velocity Music Academy.

June 2014

Saturday, June 7 2014, 4:00-6:00 pm
Winners Recital and Ensemble Presentation
Place: Steinway Piano Gallery, 12980 Research Blvd.-Hwy 183 N, Austin, Texas 512-258-6100

June 12-June 16, 2014
TMTA State Convention, Hyatt Regency, Houston
Registration is available on line at TMTA.org