The Cary-Apex Piano Teachers Association

2023-2024 Calendar of Meetings and Events

(As of August 31, 2023)

Meeting Dates

All monthly CAPTA meetings are on the second Thursday of the month at the Cary Arts Center / 101 Dry Avenue at 9:30 AM.

September 14th 9:30 AM Meeting; 10:30 AM Workshop/Teacher Enhancements: This is our time to bring out the tables and allow each chair of each event to offer any information that would be helpful to your planning for this year. I would think Bullard would be extremely important as we have made changes!

October 12th 9:30 AM Meeting; Teacher Enrichment: Dr. John Salmon, UNCG “Jazz Insights”

November 9th 9:30 AM Meeting; Teacher Enrichment: Round table discussion

December 14th 9:30 AM Brunch and Meeting at the home of Dr. Carol Ann Barry / 302 Euphoria Circle / Cary, NC 27519

January 11th 9:30 AM Meeting; Teacher enrichment: Dylan Savage, UNCC “Technique Tips”

February 8th 9:30 AM Meeting; 10:30 AM Registration — hand in forms for Sonatina and Bullard Competitions and upcoming events, including the Nancy Garner Theory and Lamp of Learning Program

March 14th 10:00 AM ONLINE EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING ONLY; No General meeting this month

April 11th 9:30 AM Meeting; Teacher enrichment: TBA

May 9th 9:30 AM Brunch and final Meeting of the year. Location will be at a local restaurant.

2023-24 Festivals and Student Activities

See the CAPTA Handbook for event forms, guidelines and details.

Sunday, December 10: Holiday Fest 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Hillyer Memorial Christian Church / 718 Hillsborough Street / Raleigh, NC 27603 (NOTE: Free parking at 706 Hillsborough Street)

Friday, January 19th: CAPTA Concert Artist, Dr. Leonidas Lagrimas in Recital; 7:30 PM cary Arts Center / 101 Dry Avenue Free admission; open to the public

Saturday, January 20th: Concert Weekend Masterclass with Dr. Lagrimas; Time and location to be finalized.

Sunday, April 7th: Bullard Competition; Locations will be in private studios

Saturday, April 13th: Sonatina Competition; Cary School of Music / 201 W. Chatham Street

Sunday, April 14th: Honors Recital for Bullard and Sonatina Winners

CAPTA Student Recital Dates: To be announced