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Wenjen Piano Studios 
Summer News


Sorry for the duplicate newsletter.  Here are the updated dates for this year!

As summer comes to a close, it's time to prepare for our fall events! Practice EVERY DAY and theory books and Summer Music Fun can be done while on vacation!   The first workshop is on Sep. 12, 2015 at the Seal Beach Studio  and CAPMT Piano Auditions are on Sun. Nov. 1, 2015
 
Summer Music Fun 2015 due Sep. 5, 2015
Every student can earn a composer statuette!  Just complete 10 items! Click here for the 2015 survey link and direct links.  Fill out the form as you complete the items and earn composer statuettes and prizes! (WPS Students Only)    Prizes for most items completed! Here are some quick links below.  Click on my website link for all of the choices!  Classical for kids Quiz  
I Love Music Contest 2015
I Love Music Entries must be received by September 5, 2015  Write a paragraph, essay, poem, or drawing, painting, or composition about why you like playing piano and what you like about music.  Art work may also be created while listening to a particular piece of music.  Compositions may be in the style of your favorite composer or period of music.  **New** Record a memorized piece and upload it to mywenjenpiano youtube channel.  Winners will be published the Music News newsletter or on www.wenjenpiano.com  Selected winner(s) will receive an "I Love Music" trophy. Please email entries to Ms. Noreen or turn them in at your lesson.Click here for more info.
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Congratulations SYMF Winners!
Congrats to Robert Gerschultz and Jaclyn Gerschultz for receiving 1st place on their SYMF duet!  






 
Congrats to Jaclyn Gerschultz for receiving 1st place on her SYMF solo and to Robert Gerschultz for receiving 4th place for his SYMF solo!






Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM)-Music Development Program (MDP)-Congratulations to Jonathan Chang!

Congratulations to Jonathan Chang, our studio's first Royal Conservatory of Music Student!  Jonathan passed with First Class Honors!

Certificates of Achievement
The Comprehensive Certificate is awarded to students who have completed both the performance and academic assessments for a specific level, beginning in Level 5. 

Certificates of Excellence
Center Certificates of Excellence are awarded in each Assessment Center to the student in Preparatory A, Preparatory B, and Levels 1 to 10 who receives the highest marks for the respective Performance Assessment. To be eligible, a student must receive a minimum of 80 percent in the Performance Assessment and have completed the Academic (Theory) Assessment co-requisite for the respective level.
State Certificates of Excellence are awarded in each State to the student in Preparatory A, Preparatory B, and Levels 1 to 10 who receives the highest marks for the respective Performance Assessment.  To be eligible, a student must receive a minimum of 80 percent in the Performance Assessment and have completed the Academic (Theory) Assessment co-requisite for the respective level.

National Gold Medals
National Gold Medals are awarded to students achieving the highest mark in the country on their Music Development Program assessment and who have also completed the theory co-requisites for their respective level and discipline.

Here are the upcoming Winter Assessment Dates:
 
Registration opens: September 9th ,2015
Registration deadline: October 14th , 2015 (11.59PM PT)
 
Practical assessment dates 2015/16:
between November 28th - December 10th , 2015
(specific dates for each center: TBA)
 
Theory assessments: Fri Dec 11th and Sat Dec 12th, 2015
 
 
Here is the link to more detailed information:

 
A.J. Hernandez' debut on  itunes

Congratulations to A.J. (Alexander) Hernandez, former student at Wenjen Piano Studios, on his vocal solo "Happy Endings" with the BC Dynamics group from Boston College!  

Click here to hear a sample and buy his single "Happy Endings" by BC Dynamics. for .99!
Click here to purchase the album for $9.
WPS Calendar-Upcoming Events/Holidays
Click here for WPS Calendar for updates:

norwenj@aol.com, Wenjen Piano Studios Calendar
Sat Sep 5, 2015
All day
I LOVE MUSIC ENTRIES DUE BY MIDNIGHT! TURN IN OR EMAIL PHOTO OF
PROJECT.
Sat Sep 5, 2015 - Sun Sep 6, 2015
 
All day SUMMER MUSIC FUN ENTRIES DUE BY MIDNIGHT!
Sat Sep 5, 2015 - Sun Sep 6, 2015

Mon Sep 7, 2015
All day Labor Day-No Lessons
Mon Sep 7, 2015 - Tue Sep 8, 2015

Sat Sep 12, 2015
All day WPS Workshops Seal Beach 3:00 & 4:30 PM
Sat Sep 12, 2015 - Sun Sep 13, 2015
 Where: WPS Seal Beach

3pm - 3:30pm WPS Workshops Seal Beach 4:30 PM

Mon Sep 21, 2015
All day
**LESSONS TODAY FOR MONDAY STUDENTS! HOLIDAY MOVED TO MON.
DEC. 21, 2015
Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Tue Sep 22, 2015

Tue Sep 22, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Tue Sep 22, 2015 - Sat Sep 26, 2015

Wed Sep 23, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Tue Sep 22, 2015 - Sat Sep 26, 2015
 
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Thu Sep 24, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Tue Sep 22, 2015 - Sat Sep 26, 2015
 
Fri Sep 25, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Tue Sep 22, 2015 - Sat Sep 26, 2015
 
Sat Oct 10, 2015
3pm - 5:30pm WPS Workshops Torrance 3:00 & 4:30 PM
 Where: WPS Torrance
 
CAPMT Conference UC Berkeley http://www.capmt.org/stateconference.
html
Sat Oct 24, 2015 - Sun Oct 25, 2015

Sun Nov 1, 2015
All day CAPMT District 3 Piano Auditions and Ensemble Auditions
Sun Nov 1, 2015 - Mon Nov 2, 2015
 Where: Location TBA
 
Sat Nov 14, 2015
3pm - 3:30pm WPS Workshops Seal Beach 4:30 PM

Tue Nov 24, 2015
All day WPS HOLIDAY-NO LESSONS
Tue Nov 24, 2015 - Fri Nov 27, 2015
 
Wed Nov 25, 2015
All day WPS HOLIDAY-NO LESSONS
Tue Nov 24, 2015 - Fri Nov 27, 2015

Thu Nov 26, 2015
All day WPS HOLIDAY-NO LESSONS
Tue Nov 24, 2015 - Fri Nov 27, 2015
 
Sat Dec 12, 2015
3pm - 5pm WPS Combined Holiday Workshop Torrance
 
Tue Dec 22, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Tue Dec 22, 2015 - Wed Dec 23, 2015
 
Wed Dec 23, 2015
All day WPS Holiday- NO Lessons
Wed Dec 23, 2015 - Thu Dec 24, 2015
 
Thu Dec 24, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No lessons
Thu Dec 24, 2015 - Fri Dec 25, 2015
 
Mon Dec 28, 2015
All day WPS Holiday -No Lessons
Mon Dec 28, 2015 - Tue Dec 29, 2015
 
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Tue Dec 29, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Tue Dec 29, 2015 - Wed Dec 30, 2015

Wed Dec 30, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Wed Dec 30, 2015 - Thu Dec 31, 2015
 
Thu Dec 31, 2015
All day WPS Holiday-No Lessons
Thu Dec 31, 2015 - Fri Jan 1, 2016


Looking forward to the first workshop, hearing everyone's performances, and giving out all of the statuettes and prizes!  

Sincerely,
 

Noreen Wenjen
Wenjen Piano Studios
CAPMT State President-Elect
CAPMT Interim State Recording Secretary 
CAPMT District 3 Piano Auditions/Ensemble Auditions Chair
In This August 2015 Newsletter
Summer Music Fun 2015
I Love Music 2015
Congratulations SYMF Winners!
Royal Conservatory MDP
A.J. Hernandez' debut on itunes
WPS Calendar-Upcoming Events/Holidays
2015 I Love Music Winners
Past I Love Music Winners




Check out  last year's creative winners!