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Talk About Teaching:  See Dates below for the 2017/2018 Workshops

Note that Talk About Teaching takes place on Mondays from 10am-12pm at Laura Marchisotto Bogart’s Studio at 1823 Opalocka Drive, McLean, VA, 22101 on the following dates:

  • Sept. 11, 2017–Trends in Piano Teaching-Marketing Your Studio to Pre-College & Adult Students
  • Nov. 6, 2017–Trends in Piano Teaching-Repertoire:  Short & Long-term Projects
  • Mar. 12, 2018–Trends in Piano Teaching-Ideas for Studio Recitals

Note that Talk About Teaching takes place on Mondays from 10am-12pm at Ronit Seter’s Studio at 10003 Peterson Street, Fairfax, VA 22031 on these 2 dates:

  • Jan. 22, 2018–Trends in Piano Teaching-Online Teaching
  • May 7, 2018–Trends in Piano Teaching-Summer Projects & Programs

The topics listed above provide a starting point for discussion and all areas of interest are fair game.  All teachers in the DC, VA and MD area are welcome; there is no fee.  Bring ideas, solutions, questions & answers.  This forum is a wonderful way for us to continuously learn from each other.


MTNA–Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition  Application and video submission deadline Jan. 3.  Click here for info. 

Southeastern Piano Festival  Application deadline Mar. 15.  Click here for info.

Spring 2018 Music Competition Potomac Arts Academy at GMU  Application deadline Dec. 15.  Audition Video Submission Deadline  January 15.  Click here for Flyer.

ENKOR Int’l Chamber Music Competition  Open to chamber music groups of two to eight performers.  Locationonline!  Deadline Dec. 20.  Click here for info.

Steinway & Sons 2018 Washington Piano Competition  February 19, 23, 24.  Deadline Dec. 31.  Details here.

Friday Morning Music Club Competition for High School Pianists   April 14, 2018.  Deadline March 14.  Click here for Flyer.  Application on website:   www.fmmc.org under “local student competition”.

2018 City of Fairfax Band Young Artist Competition $2000 Award for eligible band students.  Deadline Feb. 9.   Click here for Flyer.  Click here for complete details.  Click here for application.  

Robert & Frances Allen 2018 Young Artist Competition  by Music and Arts at Providence.   Click here for Registration Form.  Click here for complete guidelines. 

Bland Competition-Alexandria Vocal and instrumental Jan. 20, 2018 (Registration Deadline Jan. 1, 2018) Click here for complete details/rules.  Click here for Registration Form.  

Atlantic Music Festival  Collaborative Piano Program, Composition Program, Instrumental Program, Opera Workshop, Piano Competition  July 1-29, 2018.  Deadlines Jan. 15 and Feb. 18.  Application on website:  www.atlanticmusicfestival.org


Concerts & Events

Brian Ganz recital to benefit Virginia Chamber Orchestra January 12. Brian will take several requests from attendees for favorite Chopin pieces!  More info:  http://virginiachamberorchestra.org/  Tickets required, click on Buy Tickets in the upper left of the website.  Click here for Flyer.

Master Classes with guest performers in the Manassas Symphony Orchestra.  Deadline February 9 for March 2 class; Deadline April 20 for May 11 class.  Click here for Flyer.

Available Positions

Church Interim Music Director/Organist in McLean beginning June 15 Click here for details

Piano Accompanist for Clifton Baptist Church Click here for complete details.  

Director of Music and Liturgy/Accompanist and a Protestant Worship Leader/Accompanist in Arlington, VA  Click here for Music Director position details.  Click here for Worship Leader position details.  

Teachers wanted at All That & Jazz Seeking piano and other instrumental teachers in Montclair, VA.  Click here for complete details and contact info.

Volunteer Piano Player/Teacher for local non-profit “Life With Cancer” therapeutic singing group (associated with Inova in Fairfax, VA.) Contact: Michelle Bronzo, MA, LPC, CT  Click here for complete details and contact info.

 Catholic Music Director in DC Click here for complete details and contact info.


For Sale

FREE 1950’s Krakauer Spinet Piano (w/free moving) Click here for details/contact info.

Wurlitzer 3000 45” Vertical Grand Piano Click here for photos and more info.

Baldwin Model M BG Piano Click here for more info.

Knabe BG Piano Click here for more info.

High-end Harpsichord Click here for photos and more info.

1929 Steinway BG Piano  Click here for photos and more info.

Yamaha GB1 Grand Piano  Click here for photos.

Harpsichord for Sale Click here for photos and more info.

Conover BG Piano Click here for photos and more info.


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