Music Artistry Program
Formerly known as "Adjudications"
WHEN: April 8-12, 2019
WHERE: Chapel at Echo Bay
GUEST ARTISTS: Selina Chu (see bio below) and Jane Harty (see bio below)
REGISTRATION/PAYMENT DEADLINE: February 1, 2019
CONTACT: Patti Jamieson
WSMTA now requires that all registrations be done online by the teacher. (Students, please contact your teacher directly with questions.) Teachers, please view the online tutorial found HERE. After watching the video, contact Patti Jamieson if you need more assistance.
- Go to the WSMTA website.
- Login with your member number (issued by MTNA) and password. Set up new account if needed.
- Once logged in, click on ‘Register for Music Artistry Program’ and follow the instructions.
- Chapter fee is $5 per student and must be paid separate from this online transaction.
One check should be made to "Gig Harbor WSMTA" for your total chapter fee and submitted to Patti Jamieson by February 1, 2019 (postmarked by February 1, 2019)
Honors Recital: April 12th, Chapel at Echo Bay, 7pm
State Recital Competition: April 6th, Agnus Dei Luthern Church, 7pm
Students participating in The Music Artistry Program may also compete in the State Recital Competition. The winning pianist represents our chapter at the State Honors Recital held during the WSMTA Convention. Click here for competition details and to see the winners of last year's competition.
Selina Chu, NCTM, has enjoyed an active teaching and performing career for well over thirty years. It has been her privilege to work with piano students of all ages, from elementary through advanced levels. Much in demand as an adjudicator and clinician, Selina is known for her sense of humor and creative approach to learning and performing. Selina has served as an adjudicator and master teacher in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Minnesota, for MTNA and NFMC. She holds a BMus from the U. of Washington, and a MMus from the U. of Cincinnati’s CCM, studying with Bela Siki and Randolph Hokanson. She has a lifelong fascination with the relationships between movement and music, as well as a passion for all kinds of ensembles, from chamber music to dance collaboration.
Jane Harty is an active and diverse recitalist of solo piano and chamber music repertoire. She holds a D.M.A. degree from the University of Southern California, and studied at L'Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris. Her teachers have included Blanche Bascourret de Gueraldi, a student of Cortot; and Johanna Graudan, a student of Schnabel. She was also a participant in the classes of Nadia Boulanger. In addition to her duties on the piano faculty at Pacific Lutheran University, she is the Artistic Director of Music Northwest in Seattle, and has appeared in recital with members of the Seattle Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Northwest Sinfonietta, and blues, jazz and world musicians. She is also the Director of two chamber music camps, one for students and one for adults.