December 1st, 2018

December News

Hello everyone and Happy Holidays! We’ve got a jam-packed short month here at NSMA, including our second recital of the school year. Please read the highlights of this month, especially noting our Winter Holiday Break!!

Winter Holiday Recital: Our annual Winter Holiday Recital will be held Sunday December 16th at 3:00pm at Aldersgate Church in the valley. All students performing should now be registered for the recital, please email or call if you have any questions. There will be NO LESSONS at all on this day due to the recital. We WILL have lessons the Mon/Tue/Wed following the recital. All are welcome to come watch some fun holiday music!

Winter Break: We will have NO LESSONS Thursday December 20th through Sunday January 6th. Lessons will resume Monday January 7th with the same schedule as the fall. Please email me if you will miss any lessons outside of the winter break weeks, the regular cancelation policy will apply.

2019 Spring Semester: Our 2019 Spring Semester will begin Monday January 7th and go through Sunday May 19th. Please contact me if you need to look at getting a different lesson day/time for the spring semester.

New Students: We have very limited availability for new students! Please contact us today at or (907) 500-7455 for more information on how to get registered for lessons or to be placed on the wait list for new openings.

Tuition Payment Reminder: Tuition payments are due the first lesson of every month with a grace period until the 10th of the month. If tuition is received after the 10th of the month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed. Please drop off your payment with your student at lesson, send the payment in the mail or you can drop it off anytime in the secure white drop box attached to the mailbox. Please do not come up to the studio to drop off payment if it is not during your student's lesson time, and please do not come up to the main house at any time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Business Hours: Saturday 12:00-7:15pm, Sunday 12:00-7:30pm, Monday 1:00-7:30pm, Tuesday 12:15-7:00pm, Wednesday 2:30-7:00pm, closed Thursday/Friday.

Music Around Town:

Perseverance Theater will be performing “Franklin” 11/30-12/16. Tickets and more information are available on their website, www.ptalaskaorg.

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council is once again hosting their annual “Holiday Pops” choral concert series 12/15 & 16. Tickets and more information is available on their website,

Juneau Lyric Opera will be hosting their annual choral workshop “Mid-Winter Vocal Festival” 12/28 – 1/5. More information is available on their website,

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council has a running list of community activities available online at There are MANY great events this month with the holiday season!!

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