12/5/2020 Branch Recital Registration (Virtual)

* Thank you for your interest in the recital, the application has been closed. 

  • When: Saturday, 4:00 pm Dec. 5th, 2020

  • Registration is due:  Nov.10th 2020.

  • Maximum of three students per studio.

  • Maximum ten minutes combined per studio.

  • One student per registration form.

  • The registration Fee is $5/student due by Nov.15th. Non-refundable.

  • This application is on a first come first serve basis.


10/24/2020  Branch Recital (Virtual)

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who performed in the recital at the Branch Recital!  

* The video will be available for 30 days from the date of the recital.

Are you teaching online?  Here is the list of resources that were shared by our members. If you have a resource to share, please click here and fill out a form.

* Disclaimer:  While our branch acknowledges these as potentially helpful resources, it does not represent an endorsement by MTAC.

Genius Scan - PDF Scanner


This is one of the scanning app which allows you to take a picture with your phone/tablet and instantly transform the sheet music/document into PDF or JPEG file.... more

Drop box


Drop box is an online cloud storage that is great for sharing anywhere and any time with anyone with .... (more)

Teaching in the time of Covid-19


15 Tips For ONLINE Piano Lessons (filmed during COVID-19 quarantining)


Do Skype Piano Lessons ACTUALLY Work?? Josh Wright Piano TV


10/19/2020 Online Lecture by Dr. Betty Woo
"Beethoven--Beyond Heroics and Titanic Struggles"

When : 10/19 (Monday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Click here for the description of the lecture and Dr. Betty Woo's bio.


Workshop with

Jason Lyle Black

Alameda East 

Piano Competition


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Branch Recital

January 13, 2020     


David Abdalian 

 2020-2021 Certificate of Merit program will be held virtually. The details on the Teacher's portal.

Scheduled Events for '20-'21

 Student recitals:

 Oct. 24, Dec. 5, Jan. 23, May 1


Certificate of Merit

  • Virtual CM Teacher Training Opens - September 15

  • CM Application Period Opens - October 1

  • CM Application Period Closes - October 31

  • CM Application Fee Deadline - November 5

  • Last Day to Add repertoire - January 15

  • Student Evaluations Begin - February 13

  • Student Evaluations End - March 28

Lectures (Zoom)

10/19/20 10:00-12:00pm

Please check back for more events for '20-'21!

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