JULY

15        Deadline – Yearbook updates are due to Diane Sarrels — earlier if possible!

AUGUST

1          First Day of School EPISD, YISD, SISD.

11         Budget Meeting at 9:30am at Western Hills UMC Library

20    Round-Up Dinner at the Riviera Restaurant on Doniphan at 5:30 pm. Live Jazz and Fajitas. RSVP to Judi Wilkinson by August 13.

31        Deadline – EPMTA/UTEP Scholarship applications

SEPTEMBER

5         Labor Day

8         EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

8        Entry deadline – SA Patriotic Music / Grandparents Recital

8        Deadline – Student Affiliate Dues

16      Deadline – SA Zoo Recital (Student Affiliate). Chairman: Angelica Cano.

24       SA Patriotic Music / Grandparents Recital – WHUMC – Any piece works, not just patriotic. Students may use their music if they feel more comfortable for this recital. Chairmen: Betty Bassuk and Faith Wu Yapp.

OCTOBER

6          Entry deadline – Fall Theory Test (Student Affiliate)

1        SA Zoo Recital at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm at the El Paso Zoo – first day of Fall Break so students may be out of town.

7          Entry deadline – Halloween Recital (EPMTA)

13        EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

22       Deadline – Solo Entries, Checks, and Studio Update Form

22        Solo Festival Window Oct 22 – Nov 19

30        Halloween Recital at Sunland Park Mall – 1:30, 2:30, 3:30

NOVEMBER

5        Fall Theory Test – Western Hills UMC – (Student Affiliate)

10       EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

11       Mike Springer Workshop at Western Hills UMC from 9am to 4pm.

19      End of Solo Festival Window

19       Deadline – Solo Festival Results due back to Gloria

DECEMBER

8          EPMTA Christmas Luncheon

8          Entry deadline – Original Composition Contest (Student Affiliate)

8          Entry deadline – Publication Contest (Student Affiliate)

JANUARY

6          Entry deadline – Spring Theory Test (Student Affiliate)

12        EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

17        Entry deadline – Boys’ Recitals 

21        Entry deadline – Around the World (Student Affiliate) due to chairman (by postmark)

22        Entry deadline – Performance Contest (Student Affiliate)

27        Entry deadline – Ensemble auditions (Student Affiliate)

29        Boys’ Recital – Western Hills Methodist Church (EPMTA)

FEBRUARY

4          Spring Theory Test – Western Hills Methodist Church (Student Affiliate)

9          EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

9          Entry deadline – Baroque Competition

11        Around the World Recital at WHUMC

12        Performance Contest

18        Ensemble Auditions – Western Hills UMC (Student Affiliate) .

25        Baroque Competition at UTEP

26        Baroque Winners Recital at UTEP

MARCH

3          Entry Deadline – Women in Music

4        Entry deadline – World of Music Test (Student Affiliate)

9          EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

25        World of Music Test (Student Affiliate) at Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

26        Women in Music Recital (girls performing pieces by women composers) at Western Hills UMC, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30.

APRIL

1        Deadline – Theory Medal Orders

1         Deadline – Sonatina Entries, Checks, and Trophy Update Form

1-30     Sonatina Festival Window

10        Ensemble Rehearsals Begin Every Monday

13        EPMTA Meeting — 9:30 am – Western Hills UMC

30        Deadline – Sonatina Festival Results due back to Gloria

MAY

11        EPMTA Installation Luncheon

JUNE

TBA   Performance Recital (Student Affiliate)

16-18   All Star Festival – TMTA Convention – Waco Convention Center

AUGUST

31        Deadline – EPMTA/UTEP Scholarship applications

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