SKCMTA meets the second Tuesday of each month at Zion Lutheran Church in Kent. Please join us! Due to COVID-19, meetings may be held via Zoom. Please check your email for Zoom meeting information.

Please check back frequently as we work to update our calendar for the coming year!

September 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting held via Zoom
Presenter: Jason Sifford “Hybrid Lessons: Tips and Tricks if You Have to Teach Online!”

Dr. Jason Sifford is a freelance teacher, pianist, and composer with a wide range of abilities and interests. He has performed throughout the United States as a soloist and collaborative artist in classical, jazz, and popular idioms, and he appears frequently as music directorand keyboardist with local theater companies. A frequent clinician, he has lectured on such diverse topics as classical performance practice, jazz pedagogy, technical development in young pianists, and the use of technology in the studio. Dr. Sifford’s music is published bythe Willis Music Company.

October 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting held via Zoom
Presenter: Diane Hidy “Teaching Tips”

November 2020

November Dates TBA: YAMS Session #1 (Either Face-to-Face or Online)
Chair: Julie Swienty, NCTM
Instructor: Dr. Renato Fabbro (Fee: $80/hour)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting held via Zoom
Presenter: Dr. Deborah Rambo Sinn “The Secret Lives of Phrases: Lies, Near Lies, and Red Herrings”

Why is phrasing so difficult to notate? Find out the reasons and what to listen and look for in the score.

November Date and Time TBA: Student Recital at Kent First Baptist Church
Chair: Sviatlana Riedel

December 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:30 am: Holiday Breakfast Potluck at Location TBA
Please Bring Something to Share!

January 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting held via Zoom
Program: To Be Announced
Hosts: Volunteers Needed

January Dates TBA: YAMS Session #2
Instructor: TBA

February 2021

No Chapter Meeting due to MAP

Friday-Sunday, February 19-21, 2020: Music Artistry Program (MAP)
Chair: Julie Swienty, NCTM
2020 Visiting Guest Artists: TBA

March 2021

Saturday, March 6, 2021: Chapter Honors Competition (CHC) at Green River Community College in Auburn
Chair: Julie Swienty, NCTM
Judges: TBA

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting held via Zoom
Program: To Be Announced
Hosts: Volunteers Needed

Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm: MAP Recital at Kent First Baptist Church 

Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 3:30 pm: CHC Winners Recital at Kent First Baptist Church 

April 2021

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting held via Zoom
Program: To Be Announced
Hosts: Volunteers Needed

May 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 am-3:00 pm: Music Literacy Program at the Nativity Lutheran Church in Renton

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:30 am: Chapter Meeting at Zion Lutheran Church
Program: To Be Announced
Hosts: Volunteers Needed

June 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021: Music Festival at the Kent First Baptist Church 
Chair: Mary Kaye Owen, NCTM
Contact Mary Kaye Owen to reserve a 2-hour block for your studio.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 9:30 am: Board and Committee Chairs Meeting at Location TBA