More information TBA!
Please note the date and time change!
Our Guild assignment is one week earlier than usual, so we are changing our last group lesson to May 28.
National Guild Auditions:
Thursday, May 30, 11:30am to 7:30pm
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church (114 20th Ave SE, Olympia)
All students are playing at the National Level--this means 7 memorized pieces and 3 technical phases, 10 items all together. This is quite an accomplishment!
The theme for this year’s summer camp is: Making Music with Friends—Ensembles! We will be featuring 2 newly composed piano trios (including violin, cello, trumpet and clarinet), 4-hands, 6-hands and 8-hand pieces, and possibly much more! Snacks and art projects included.
Dates: Week of July 15
Location; Allen Studio
Music Artistry Program (formerly Adjudications)
Update: We have received our M.A.P. schedule! Tuesday, March 12, from 8:30-2:15. Each student will have a 10-30 minute time slot with the Visiting Artist, depending on their level. The V.A. this year is Jee Wong! Please note, our times are all scheduled during school hours. If you would like an informational form regarding the absence for the school, please let me know.
Students perform 2 pieces for the Visiting Artist, who gives constructive feedback. Please dress appropriately for MAP (ie. dress, nice slacks, etc). Winners will be chosen to perform at a MAP Honors Recital on 3/17 (Sunday).
Come and see the 2018 Concerto Competition winners perform with the OCO, our very own Lilia and Chloe! As 1st prize winners of the Advanced A and Advanced B divisions, they win the prize of playing with this orchestra.
Place: St. John’s Episcopal Church
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
For tickets and information: https://www.olympiachamberorchestra.org
In celebration of the founding of the Governor’s Mansion Chamber Series, two of the founders will be playing, along with Ramona and other guest artists. All are welcome! Tickets are by reservation only, due to security at the Mansion.
The Governor's Mansion Foundation
The State of Washington Is Honored to Present
An Evening of Gershwin, Mozart, Borodin and Beethoven
with Jeffrey Edwards cellist, Cameron May violinist, Jenny Edwards pianist, Dr. Sheila Fay pianist, Dr. Ramona Allen pianist
Monday January 28 2019
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. 6:00 to 6:40 p.m. - Wine Social with Appetizers. 6:50 to 7:50 p.m.- Concert Performance
Photo I.D. is Required for Admission to the Governor's Mansion download reservations form
Washington State Governor's Mansion Foundation,PO box 11207, Olympia, WA 98508
High School to 8th grade: 4-5pm
3rd to 7th grade: 5-6pm
Please come prepared to share a piece with your piano group! We will also have some music theory games, composer stories and snacks!
Please pick up your student promptly at the end of class for smooth transitions. Thank you!
New Group Class!
This group lesson is for students age Kindergarten to 3rd grade. Friday, 3:45-4:30. Please pick up your student promptly at 4:30, thank you!
Come prepared to share a piece with your piano group! We will also have some music theory games, composer stories and snacks!
Spring Quarter for piano ends June 8. If you would like extra lessons during the summer starting June 11, please contact me, and we can scheduling them. They will be offered on an a la carte basis, due to crazy summer schedules!
Summer Session: available dates listed under "News"!