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MMAMTA Newsletter

January 2016

Happy New Year MMAMTA Members! I hope that you enjoyed some time with family and friends over the holiday break and I wish you all a musically rewarding and joyful new year! 

Our Teachers' Recital is taking place on January 24th followed by our semi-annual meeting. Please consider sharing your talent with our students and the community - contact Ruth Robertson as soon as possible to add your performance to the program! 

January Calendar

  • 8-10 (Fri-Sun) - MTNA West Central Division Competitions
    Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.
  • ​16 (Sat) - 2pm Odyssey Chamber Music Series: Kids@Heart - Instrumental Zoo! Free Admission. First Baptist Church in Columbia.
  • 16 (Sat) - 3pm Odyssey Chamber Music Series: Kids@Heart - Carnival of the Animals, Missouriana edition, with KBIA's Trevor Harris, Narrator. Co-sponsored by MMAMTA, this concert features musicians of all ages and many variety of instruments inspired by the animals and people around us! Admission is FREE for this concert. Come for loads of fun, balloons and FREE raffles! First Baptist Church in Columbia.
  • 21 (Thu), 7pm - Odyssey/Plowman presents Jasper String Quartet. Program includes Schumann Piano Quintet with pianist Peter Miyamoto. Admission $20 / $10 Student with I.D. First Baptist Church in Columbia.
  • 24 (Sun), 3pm - MMAMTA Teachers Recital, Broadway Christian Church in Columbia.
  • 24 (Sun), 4pm - MMAMTA Semi-annual meeting, Broadway Christian Church in Columbia.
    25 (Mon), 7:30pm -  MU Faculty Series: Kara LaMoure, bassoon, and Paola Savvidou, piano. Admission $5, MU faculty and students free with I.D. Whitmore Recital Hall, MU School of Music in Columbia.
  • February 1 - Musicathon Time Request Deadline

24 January 2016 Teachers' Recital
3:00pm, Broadway Christian Church (2601 W Broadway - Columbia)

There is still room for performers on the Teachers' Recital! Please e-mail Ruth Robertson ( as soon as possible with your information. Both collaborative and solo performances are welcome!

24 January 2016 Teachers' Recital
4:00pm, Broadway Christian Church (2601 W Broadway - Columbia)

Please join us for our semi-annual meeting following the Teachers' Recital. If you'd like to have any items added to the agenda, e-mail me by Monday, January 18th.

Musicathon 2016

The deadline to request time for Musicathon 2016 is February 1st. The form is available here. We'll be sending out more details about the event soon!

Do you have an event or an announcement that you want to share with the group?
E-mail me a week before the end of the month and I will include it in the next newsletter!


Paola Savvidou
MMAMTA President
Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy, DMA, NCTM
University of Missouri

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