March 1st, 2016

March News

Hello everyone! I’m excited for spring to be here – it means our first recital of 2016, Spring Break, and (hopefully!) nicer weather! There is a lot going on this month here at NSMA, so please read through the updates and reminders below!

60 Years of Pop Recital: Our first recital of 2016 is our 60 Years of Pop Recital on Sunday March 13th at 3:00pm, held at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. All students participating should be signed up for the recital, and even if you’re not performing, please come and enjoy a great afternoon of fabulous pop music!

Spring Break: Our Spring Break is March 19 – 27. NSMA Spring Break plans have changed and we will be offering optional lessons on ALL Spring Break days. Please contact immediately with any questions.

Summer 2016 Lessons: Yes, it’s almost time to start thinking about lessons for this coming summer! Summer registration informational packets will be handed out in lessons in April.

Spring Recital: Our annual Spring Recital will be held Sunday May 22nd at 3:00pm. Recital registration will open in April. Please make sure this is marked on your calendars!!

Other Holidays: We WILL have lessons as regular scheduled on all other holidays. If you plan on not having your student attend lessons on one of those days please let me know, however, the regular cancelation policy will still apply.

Business Hours: Sat/Sun/Mon 12:00-7:00pm, Tue 1:00-7:00pm, Wed 3:00-7:00pm. Closed all other days and times, and business hours are posted on the front door. Please do not come up to the house if it is not during posted business hours. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

New Students: If you are a potential new student and are interested in lessons, I am fully booked, but do have a wait list started. Please contact me at for more information on NSMA and how to sign up for the wait list.

Music Around Town:

Perseverance Theatre will be hosting a one-night performance of ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’ March 3. Tickets and more information are available on their website,

Perseverance Theatre will be performing the play ‘In The Next Room’ March 11-April 3 (for mature audiences). Tickets and more information are available on their website.

Juneau Lyric Opera will be performing the famous musical ‘Man of La Mancha’ March 11-13 and 18-20. NSMA alumni John Clough will be a featured performer! Tickets and more information is available on their website,

The Juneau Symphony will be performing their annual Symphony Showcase March 12 & 13. Tickets and more information are available on their website,

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council has a running list of community activities available online at

That's all for now! Thank you all for continuing to make music an important part of your lives!!