Congratulations! 2023 High School Western Regional Orchestra Chair Placements
CONGRATULATIONS goes out to our Music Academy string students for their Western Regional Orchestra Chair placements last weekend at the NCMEA Orchestra Clinic. We are very proud of our students and their real-world musical accomplishments.
Sean Maccaroni – 24th Chair Honors (Violin 1); Alexis Rubianes – 13th Chair Honors (Violin 2); Rokem Bayne – 2nd Chair Honors (Viola); Deepkia Haywood – 13th Chair Honors (Cello); Katrina Bryan – 7th Chair Repertory (Violin 2); Avery Corn – 15th Chair Repertory (Violin 2); Eric Perry – 3rd Chair Repertory (Viola); Rochely Gallardo – 6th Chair Repertory (Viola); Aiden Chacon – 7th Chair Repertory (Cello).
A special thank you to our private lesson faculty members: Jan Daugherty, Matthew Pierce, and Jamie Leigh Bennett as well as Henderson County High School Orchestra Directors: Amanda Tant and Tiffany King for their tireless contributions to the success of these students.
NOW HIRING: Guitar Instructor
NOW HIRING: Cello Instructor
2023 Spring Recital Dates Announced
We are please to announce our 2023 Annual Spring Recital dates for May and June. All recitals will be held in the performance room at the Music Academy of WNC.
Saturday, April 29, 2023
12:30 PM – Emily Songster 1 (Piano)
1:30 PM – Emily Songster 2 (Piano)
3:30 PM – Anita Robertson & Kevin Ayesh (Piano)
7:00 PM – Elizabeth Churchya (Piano)
Friday, May 12, 2023
7:00 PM – Michael Ridenour (Guitar)
Saturday, May 20, 2023
1:00 PM – Jeff Lott (Drums)
3:00 PM – Angela Hayes (Voice)
4:30 PM – Joanna Best (Voice)
Friday, June 2, 2023
6:00 PM – Andrew Thelston 1 (Guitar)
7:15 PM – Andrew Thelston 2 (Guitar)
Saturday, June 3, 2023
10:00 AM – Leigha Turner/Emily Songster/Jamie Leigh Bennett (Brass/Woodwinds)
11:30 AM – Ashlee Booth/Jamie Leigh Bennett (Strings)
1:00 PM – Emily Vaughn 1 (Strings)
2:30 PM – Emily Vaughn 2 (Strings)
4:00 PM – Eben Mann/Claudia Malchow (Strings)
6:00 PM – Jan Daugherty/Carolyn Tackett/Quartets (Strings)
Keys To Piano Lesson Success Workshop By Steinway of the Carolinas
Keys To Piano Lesson Success!
2022 Holiday Closing Schedule
The Music Academy will be CLOSED for private lessons, ensembles, and classes the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day during the following dates:
Thanksgiving Week: Sunday November 20th – Sunday, November 27th, 2022
Christmas Week: Sunday, December 25th – Saturday, December 31st, 2022
New Year’s Day Week: Sunday, January 1st, 2023 – Sunday, January 8th, 2023
Holiday weeks are not included in the monthly tuition for private lessons so there will be no make-up lessons scheduled for these weeks.
NOW HIRING: Drum & Percussion Teacher
NOW HIRING DRUM & PERCUSSION TEACHER: The Music Academy of Western North Carolina, located at 1430 Asheville Highway in Hendersonville, North Carolina, has an opening for an additional studio drum set and percussion teacher. Approximate start date is November 1, 2022. Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent in related field of study (Masters of Music degree is preferred), three years of teaching experience, and multiple years of active performing experience. The drum set and percussion teacher’s main responsibility will be to teach private students ranging from preschool to senior adult ages. Lesson time lengths range from 30, 45, and 60 minutes each. This is a contract position with an approximate $43.50/hr compensation. Flexible hours.
The Music Academy of WNC is the largest private music school in Hendersonville, NC with a total student enrollment of over 300 students enrolled in private lessons, music classes, and ensembles. Please email resume, cover letter, and any past performance links (if available) to [email protected] for consideration. Please visit our website at https://wncmusicacademy.com for more information about the Music Academy of Western North Carolina and our music programs.
Check Our Our Fall Semester Preview in our July 2022 Newsletter
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