August 30, 2019: Pizza Piano Performance Class (5:30-7:00 PM Hoover Studio) - This event is for all pre-college students (parents/family do not attend). Dress is casual. Agenda: Summer show 'n tell (optional) piano literature (facmous pianists in history); practice tips and PIZZA! October 25, 2019: Spooktacular! (5:30-7:00 PM Hoover Studio) - This event is for all pre-college students, friends, and family members. Costumes encouraged. Ghoulish Grub, and Creepy Compositions!
November 17, 2019: Piano Festival (Pipe Organ Crawl, Hymn Play, Keyboard Carnival and Theory Games/Prizes) (2-4 PM at Independent Presbyterian Church
December 6, 2019: Pizza Piano Performance Class (5:30-7 PM Hoover Studio) - Agenda: Perform Concerti and Carols
December 15, 2019: Christmas Carols and Concerti (2-4 PM at Hoover Studio) -This is a casual performance for all students, friends, and family. Students perform a holiday carol (memorization not required) and, students a appropriate level, perform 1 concerto movement.
January TBA - Theory Exams and Masterclass BMMF
February 28, 2020: Pizza Piano Performance Class (5:30-7 PM Hoover Studio). This event is for all pre-college students (parents/family do not attend). Dress is casual. Agenda: Perform 2 memorized festival/recital pieces and select KT&T (prepare for March Austrian Idol)
March 15, 2020: Birthday Party fo McLelland Piano (turning 30 years old 2020!) Birthday Cake, Fun, March Masterclass with guest, world-renowned clinician via Skype and Austrian Idol Contest. 3-5 PM at Independent Presbyterian Church.
April 5, 2020: Pizza Piano Peformance Class (5:30-7 PM Hoover Studio): This event is for all pre-college students (partents/family do not attend). Dress is casual. Agenda: Perform 3 memorized festival/recital pieces and select KT&T (prepare for AMTA)
April 11 (? alternate dates TBA), 2020: AMTA District Pre-College Auitions This event (a private audition with just student and 1 adjudicator from out-of-town) is for select pre-college students who meet the requirements for their required KT&T for age agroup. Students perform 3 memorized, polished pieces and required KT&T (Keyboard Theory and Technic). Those earning the highest "Oustanding" rating in both categories may proceed onto the state level, held the beginning of May. Auditions are held between 8AM-5PM with individual audition times TBA. Entry Fee: $20.
April 26, 2020: Spring Studio Recital and Awards Ceremony (3 PM - Independent Presbyterian Church, Great Hall). Dress is semi-formal (dresses, suits, ties etc.). This is the most important performance of the year. Parents, friends, family are invited so please do make plans to attend. Photographs and reception to follow presentation of awards.
May ?? TBA - Friday - AMTA Concerto Auditions.
May ?? - beginning of month Saturday - AMTA State Solo Auditions.