May 1st, 2016

May News

Hello everyone! May is here and we’re charging ahead towards our last recital of the school year and the end of the 2016 Spring Semester! I’ve had a great spring with everyone and am looking forward to a great recital this month!! Below are a few reminders for this month:

Spring Recital: Our annual Spring Recital is Sunday May 22nd at 3:00pm at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. All students should now be signed up for the recital.  The recital will be approximately 2 hours long with a short 5-10 minute intermission, with a reception following the recital. Please contact me with any questions – I look forward to seeing everyone there!

End of Spring Semester: The final day of lessons for the 2016 Spring Semester is Saturday May 21st. There will be no lessons held Monday May 23rd – Friday May 27th.

Summer 2016 Semester: The 2016 Summer will begin Saturday May 28th and go through August 16th. All continuing students should now have returned their summer registration forms, please contact me if you have any questions.

Fall 2016 Semester: The 2016 Fall Semester will begin Wednesday August 17th. Pre-registration for continuing NSMA students will open July 1st, open registration for incoming students will begin August 1st.

Other Holidays: We WILL have lessons as regular scheduled on all one-day holidays, including Mother's Day Sunday May 8th. 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. I will have availability in my schedule for new students for the Summer Semester. Please contact me at for more information on NSMA and how to sign up for the wait list.

Music Around Town:

Juneau Jazz & Classics will be hosting it’s 30th annual festival May 6-21. Visit their website,, for tickets more information.

Perseverance Theatre will be performing ‘Annapurna’ May 6-29. Visit their website,, for tickets and more information.

Juneau Lyric Opera will be performing an afternoon of Ave Marias May 29. Visit their website,, for more information.

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!!