SSACC Evaluations

Thursday, February 4, 2021 by Alison Stevens | Uncategorized

SSACC Evaluations open to students with six months or more of lessons

SSACC is a FREE opportunity this year!

Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 26

SSACC stands for Sight-reading, Scales, Arpeggios, Chords and Cadences. Here's how SSACC works:
  • This years event will be virtual - from the comfort of your home
  • Students will be assigned a 15 minute time slow with another MAG teacher 
  • Students will play the level appropriate Scales, Arpeggios, Cadences and Chords we have been working on all year in lessons
  • Students will sight read one piece of music
  • MAG Teacher will evaluate the student, and send the form to the parents wit valuable technic, skill and performance feedback

Register for SSACC through your student portal - go to the calendar and click on the March 27 event.  You will be emailed a confirmation of your registration, and be contacted by your evaluator to set up your time and receive virtual instructions/information.  

Feel free to call, text, email or talk to us at your child's lesson with questions!

See you at lessons!

Rich & Alison

NFMC Festival Piano Solo and Theory Evaluations

Thursday, February 4, 2021 by Alison Stevens | Uncategorized

National Federation of Music Clubs Festival 

April 9-10 - In Person Piano Solo & Theory Evaluations  for Advanced Students

Piano Solo Video Submission:  Lower levels ($20)

Online/Email Written Theory Evaluation:  Lower Levels ($10)

Festival is open to all students!

Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 26

NFMC (Federation) Festival is a wonderful event for artists of all kinds - strings, voice, piano and more.  Federation also offered contests in poetry, essay writing and piano composition, which we will encourage next season!

  • This years event for our level of students be the video submission and online/email version. 
  • All students will begin to work on one NFMC approved piece this month, even if they choose not to participate in the evaluation
  • ALL STAR Day is GREAT preparation for anyone participating in Federation Theory Evaluations!
  • Here's the fun part - ALL participation in Federation events earn points toward TROPHIES (cups) for students!

Register for Federation Festival through your student portal - go to the calendar and click on the April 9-10 event(s) and click 'register'.  You will be emailed one invoice for the total of Federation events you register for. (MAX $30 per student - $10 theory and $20 Piano solo.)  You do NOT have to register for both events, although we encourage students to do so.

Lessons on Martin Luther King Day!

Sunday, January 19, 2020 by Alison Stevens | Uncategorized

There may be NO school tomorrow (Monday-MLK Day), but there ARE lessons!  See you at the studio at your regular lesson times!