Please find the schedule with this google sheet link:
Masterclasses will be in person, and are listed in the google sheet listed above on the second tab (at the bottom of the sheet).
Young artist music series (YAMS)
This program is for advanced students who are preparing for competitions and auditions. Our instructor this year will be (tentatively) Nov. 3-5, 2023, and Feb. 23-25, 2023. Times will be assigned, and need to be kept for both sessions.
The fee is $80 per hour, and checks should be paid to the instructor prior to your session (I will collect them and give them to them in one envelope).
music literacy program (MLP)
This year, MLP (theory test) will be held at the home of Dr. Steve Nehrenberg at 19503 122 Place SE Kent WA. on May 4th, 2023 from 9 - 1:30. Please arrive no later than 1:00 so that you have time to finish the test. Fees of $8.00 are due on February 2, 2024,
paid to Julie Swienty (only one payment for the entire studio is accepted by the state).
We will have three studio recitals: 12/16/23, 3/9/24, and 7/13/24. There is also the Honors Recital for students selected by our visiting artist, and another Honors recital for the winners of the Chapter Honors Competition. Both are held on April 6th, 2024 at Kent First Baptist Church. Times will be announced in March/2024.
music artistry program (MAP)
All students (18 and younger) will participate in this Washington State Music Teachers program March 22-24, 2024 (I will not know the exact dates or location until early February). Fees are due by December 5th, 2023, paid to Julie Swienty (only one payment for the entire studio is accepted by the state).
In Studio: Czerny competitions will be held every two months. There is no fee for this event.
In Chapter: South King County Piano Competition will be held March 30th, 2024 at Kent First Baptist Church. Fees are $45 per entry, due January 5th, 2024, paid to SKCMTA.