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  • 03/18/2016 9:39 AM | Anonymous

    We would like to extend our thanks to the many teachers who made SMAC-SANC 2015-2016 Graduation a success!  Thank you to our graduation chair, Nora Grafton, for organizing the event.  We thank Yoko-Acheson for, once again, conducting the teacher member chamber orchestra that supports our graduating musicians, giving them the exciting opportunity to play with live-chamber music.  Thank you to the parents and students for your participation, include record numbers of guitar students and the teachers for supporting your students and our organization by evaluating recordings and volunteering on the day of the event.  Many congratulations to all who graduated and participated!

    Teacher members Calvin Murasaki, Carol Vitcha, Yoko Acheson (teacher of Calvin Jin), Level X graduate Calvin Jin, Accompanist Julie Athayde and teacher member Celia Volov celebrate the level X graduation of Calvin Jin

    The teacher member chamber orchestra, conducted by Yoko Acheson supports level III graduates, January 2016

  • 11/04/2015 9:27 AM | Anonymous

    The annual SMAC-SANC South Bay play-in had a special theme this year, Halloween theme!  The students and audience were treated to a story incorporating all the piece names and performances by students in costume.  Thank you to our new Play-In chair, Katheryn Hewatt for organizing the event, and her husband Andrew-Hewatt, aka, Superman, for emceeing our event.  Special thanks to Barbara Wampner and Marilyn George for organizing the Cello play-in.  We would also like to thank our teacher members for coming in costume and supporting the event by helping with registration and leading pieces.  Participating violin teachers included: Lindsay Bauman, Audrey Gray, Diane Egli, Katheryn Hewatt, Marguerite Jayasimha, Marjorie Lin, Michelle Mastin, Yang Xu and our outgoing chair, whom we thank for many years of service, Lesa Zuehlke.  Participating cello teachers included: Katherine Baird, Marilyn George, Kathleen Johnson, Adrianna Khoo, Micke PeiHsun Lee,  Deborah Tandoc, Barbara Wampner and Yu-ting Wang. 

    Lesa Zuehlke ("Waldo") leading at the violin play-in.

    Marjorie Lin, reprising her wicked witch role from the play "Suzuki White" performed annually at Suzuki Family Camp, leads at the violin play-in.

    Teacher members Katheryn Hewatt ("Minnie"), Lesa Zuehlke ("Waldo") and Diane Egli ("Fuzzy bear") lead at the violin play-in.

  • 03/11/2015 5:33 AM | Anonymous

    We are excited to welcome you to SANC's new website.  

    Some of the new features are:

    Member login: You have an online profile you can use to access and update your information.  You can also login to see your event registrations and payment info.  You will be automatically reminded to renew membership with our new system but won't be automatically charges. 

    Online Profiles and Database:  Potential students can access information you consent to be displayed.  You can log in and update your own information.

    Easier Event Registration:  New event designs and forms

    Secure Payment: Secure payment via PayPal OR credit card

    More Content:  We need your help for blog articles and news stories.  We would also love your photos! (With parental consent.)  Please submit articles or blurbs to board member Lori Hennessey. 

    New Look:  We hope you enjoy our new look and new logo.


    Marguerite Jayasimha
    Webmaster, on behalf of the SANC Board.

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