Executive Board Meetings
- November 19, 2020 10:00 a.m.
JungHae Kim - Lecture
Understanding Articulation in Baroque Music
Zoom Presentation (Link TBA in November Newsletter)
January 21, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Elizabeth Swarthout - Lecture
Keys to Injury-Free Playing Using the Taubman Approach
Zoom or Live - Look for info in upcoming Newsletter
- March 25, 2021, 10:30 a.m.
Hans Boepple, Pianist - Piano Recital featuring works by Bach & Chopin
Walnut Creek Steinway Gallery
- May 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Year-End General Membership Meeting Including Elections for 2021-2023
- First Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Check calendar below for specific dates.
- Student Recitals and Teacher Workshops are being held via Zoom in October and November.
Check the latest Newsletter for details.
Welcome to the Contra Costa Branch
The Music Teachers' Association of California
(MTAC) is a musical organization,
founded in 1897, to promote and encourage the highest standard in
music education. We are comprised of 61 branches and nearly 4,700
CCMTAC, the Contra Costa Branch of the Music Teachers' Association of
California, is a professional organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in music education.
The Contra Costa Branch, established in1949, has over 130 members. We offer programs for students to
make a positive impact on the quality of music education such as the Sonata Festival, Baroque Festival,
branch recitals and masterclasses as well as involvement in community outreach through the Music
Students’ Service League. Programs for members inspire quality teaching and continuation of
teacher education through lectures and masterclasses sponsored by our branch. State programs for
students include the Certificate of Merit, VOCE and opportunities to perform at the annual State
President: Tanya Heeb
Vice-President: Sharon Linton
Membership Secretary: Norma Bristol
Recording Secretary: Gail Peterson
Treasurer: Julie Rieth
Baroque Festival Jeanette Dreifuerst
Certificate of Merit Julie Rieth
Student Recitals Lorraine Phillips
Programs Patti Lim
Parliamentarian Georgia Couch
Teacher Performance Workshops Barbara Anderson
Special Event Coordinators
Baroque Festival Marcia Berryman, Jeanette Dreifuerst, Julia Neyshloss, Angela Prickett
Certificate of Merit Karen Cruz, Jeanette Dreifuerst, Gail Peterson, Lorraine Phillips, Julie Rieth
High School Senior Recital Ruth Ann Schwan
MSSL Jenny Wong
Sonata Contest Jim Gardner
VOCE James Greening
Composers Today Peggy O’Dell