April 1st, 2019

April News

Hello everyone! We had a fantastic Student’s Choice Recital last month, I’m so proud of everyone who performed! April is the last full month of the 2019 Spring Semester, we’ll only have 2.5 weeks of lessons in May before our annual Spring Recital and the end of the semester, so we’ve got a full month to get everything ready for May. It is also time to start thinking about the 2019 Summer Semester – paperwork for summer lessons as well as next fall will be handed out in lessons the first week of April. Please read further for more information!

2019 Spring Semester End Date: The last day of lessons for the 2019 Spring Semester is Saturday May 18. Our last recital of the school year will be on Sunday May 19. There will be no lessons held Monday May 20 – Friday May 24.

2019 Summer Semester: Our summer lessons will be held Saturday May 25 through Saturday August 17. Registration is now open for the 2019 Summer Semester.

2019 Fall Semester: The 2019 Fall Semester will begin on Sunday August 18. Registration for the 2019 Fall Semester will begin for continuing students on July 1st. Please see the

Spring Recital: The final recital of the 2018/19 school year will be our annual Spring Recital on Sunday May 19 at 3:00pm at Aldersgate Church. All students participating need to register by April 20th, there is a $15.00 per student performance fee that will be added to your May invoice. Please let me know if you have any questions.

YES to Lessons: We DO have lessons on all one-day holidays including Monday 4/1 (April Fool’s Day), Sunday 4/21 (Easter), Sunday 5/5 (Cinco de Mayo) and Sunday 5/12 (Mother’s Day). If you/your student will not be attending lessons on one of these days, please let me know as soon as possible, the normal cancelation policy will still apply.

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 12:00-6:30pm, Sunday 12:00-7:30pm, Monday 12:30-7:30pm, Tuesday 12:15-7:00pm, Wednesday 1:30-7:00pm, closed Thursday/Friday.

Music Around Town:

Perseverance Theater will be performing the musical “Guys & Dolls” March 15 – April 14. More information and tickets are available on their website, www.ptalaska.org.

The Juneau Symphony will be performing “Psalms and Fanfares” April 6 & 7. Tickets and more information are available on their website, www.juneausymphony.org.

The annual Alaska Folk Festival will be held April 8-14. More information is available on their website, www.akfolkfest.org.

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

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