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Spring Break 2022

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | News

The Studio will be closed for Spring Break from Monday April 11 through and including Sunday April 17 2022.

Student Honors: Bach/Baroque 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022 | Student Awards and Honors

Bach/Baroque Festival, an annual event hosted by Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA.org) was held February 26 at Cherrydale United Methodist Church. We are proud of our students selected for the top rating of "Superior": Alexa Garcia ♪ Sakura Sasaki ♪ Elena Valdez-Torres ♪Aruni Veluri ♪ Hannah Wang ♪ Alex Xu ♪ James Yao. In addition to their Superior rating, Hannah and Alex were invited to perform in the Honors Recital on Sunday February 27. Hannah played the Sinfonia in b minor BWV 801 and Alex played the Prelude & Fugue in c minor from WTC 1. 

Student Honors: NVMTA Concerto Festival

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 | Student Awards and Honors

Congratulations to Zara Ogut who earned 2nd Place in for her performance in the NMVTA Concerto Festival, held March 5 at the Woman's Club of Arlington. 

Student Honors: Golden Key Music Festival 2022

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 | Student Awards and Honors

Since March of 2020, there has been an explosion of video events for students, but Golden Key has operated in a video-audition format for many years. In winter 2022, we congratulate: Aruni Veluri, Abby Wang, Hannah Wang (Gold Medal) ♪ Katrina Nelson (Silver Medal) ♪ Pelin Sarac (Bronze Medal)

Coronavirus Operating Status

Monday, March 7, 2022 | News

IN-PERSON LESSONS While the Studio remains open by appointment only, we are now available to teach in-person lessons for all students. If you want to come in-person, yes you can! If you are currently attending remotely but prefer to come in-person, just ask your teacher. 48+ hours notice, please. If you are a new or prospective student, just contact us to make an appointment. We can meet you in-person at the Studio for your FREE interview and/or for your lessons. 

REMOTE LESSONS While the Studio is back open for in-person lessons and most students are choosing to attend in-person, we are able to switch your lesson to remote-status whenever it is necessary (48 hours notice, please). We also are continuing to teach remotely for those students who prefer or require that option.

MASKS We have transitioned to a more-flexible mask policy. As of this update [3/7/21] masks continue to be required in the waiting room and in group events, but masks are now optional in the individual lesson. Individual teachers retain the right to request that any student wear a mask in the individual lesson. And of course, your teacher will wear a mask in the individual lesson if this is your preference.  

GUESTS/WAITING ROOM We have a large and comfortable waiting room and practice nook and it's open and available for your comfort! You may also choose to bring a reasonable number of guests (i.e. a friend or your siblings) with you. Note that the waiting room is open for you only around your appointment time. 

WORKSHOP CLASSES In-person Workshop classes have resumed. We continue to offer a limited number of remote workshops as well. 

BRIGHT STARTS CLASSES We have resumed the Bright Starts group beginner program with one Level 1 class on Saturdays. We only programmed one class this year, both to limit capacity and because we were unsure of demand. This class is now full. We look forward to welcoming more new students into the program in September 2022!