Calendar of Events


GRMTA holds regular monthly meetings on the second Friday morning of every month between September and May.  Unless otherwise indicated, the meetings will be held at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center in Rockford, Illionois and will begin at 9:30 a.m.   At least twice a year, GRMTA also offers performance opportunities for students of GRMTA members.


September 14:  Business Meeting

October 12:  Program:  Five Fingers Fun from Yamaha (time & location change: 10 a.m. at Randee’s Music, 4116 Morsay Drive in Rockford)
Presenter: Jea Yi

November 9:  Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Time Management; Using Practice Motivators
Facilitator: Marilyn Cade

December 14:  Sharing music with each other and short business meeting

January 11:  A.i.M workshop
Presenter:  Patricia Jeske

February 8:  Meeting Cancelled

March 8:  Music History Lecture About Erich Korngold
Presenter:  Martha Dahlberg, Music Program Coordinator, Rockford University

April 12:  Explore the Historic Pianos of Kenneth Drake  (location change to Baileyville, Illinois))

May 10:  Business Meeting:  Election of officers and committee chairs; Program planning for next year.    Luncheon to follow.  Meet at Stockholm Inn, 2420 Charles Street in Rockford.

ISMTA CONFERENCE 2018:  October 26-27, 2018 at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois



Happy Holidays Recital:   December 1, 2018, 2 p.m. at Morning Star Village  (specific date TBA).
Music Achievement Recital:  April 13, 2019, 2 p.m., at Morning Star Village.


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