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Performance Events

We have performance events suited to every aged student, at every ability level. Our performance opportunities level up as our students gain more expertise, leading students gently from intimate small settings to eventual larger, more formal settings. This carefully-tiered structure nurtures all ages, beginners through advanced levels.  Students receive an invitation newsletter / email from their Teachers and Directors for the Performance Event that gives each student the best experience. We specialize in nurturing settings. This is always our first priority. Welcome to our Performance Events!

Refer to the current Myriad Calendar for dates.

To Register for these events, access Sign Up Genius using the link on your newsletter / email invitation tailored to your performance event. These newsletters and emails will give you detailed times, class lengths, venue and sign up instructions. For assistance, call our office or email, and our Arts Administrators will assist you.

NOTE: Glee Singers and Dance Academy students are automatically enrolled for Performance Events. All Singers and Dancers do attend these collaborative performances.  Sign Up Genius does not apply to these students.

MUSIC – CONCERTS for Private Lesson Students, Intermediate ~ Advanced

Refer to your Performance Event Newsletters / Emails  / Sign Up Genius Invitations for details.

Winter Concerts & Playing Parties for Team & Private Lesson Music Students are held in December.
Spring Concerts & Playing Parties for Team & Private Lesson Music Students are  held in May & June.

Performance spots are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis, through on-line sign ups on Sign Up Genius. Look for your newsletter invitation from your child’s teacher and an email invitation from Myriad.

Concert  Location in Belmont
Congregational Church of Belmont
751 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA
Click on link for map.

Call Time
Students should be dropped off at their designated call time for warm-up. No audience seating at this time. Parents do not attend the pre-concert rehearsals.

Performance
Performance durations are typically about an hour to an hour and a half. A reception will be held during intermission and after the performance. We so appreciate families who contribute to our refreshments, providing a celebratory feast for our special performers. Thank you!

Dress
Dress is nice casual. No hoodies, jeans (blue, black or otherwise), t-shirts, tank tops or running shoes, please. These are solid guidelines to help our students dress for a stage performance, honoring their craft, and all of the work it took to prepare for this performance. We look forward to seeing you there!

MUSIC – GLEE CONCERTS

Refer to your Performance Event Newsletters / Emails  for details.

All Singers in our Glee Ensembles do perform in the Spring Concerts. Your registration in this class includes your performance. This is a collaborative ensemble class and all singers are required to attend the performance. This is a “Team Event”, just like a sports team. We need all members present for the “Big Game”! We’ve been preparing our singers all year long with harmonies and solos for the big event. Successful choral performances are dependent on all singers being present and accounted for. You are an important part of a greater whole. Refer to your Glee Concert Newsletter for all details.glee Club

Call Time
Students should be dropped off at their designated call time for warm-up. No audience seating at this time. Parents do not attend the pre-concert rehearsals.

Dress
Dress is explained on your Concert Newsletters.

DANCE ACADEMY

Refer to your Performance Event Newsletters / Emails  for details.

In-Progress Weeks for Dancers are in the fall, for families to come and share the experiences of their dancer, be informed about dance process, and celebrate what their children have learned to date, alongside future goals.

October’s Spooktacular Halloween Dance Party
Myriad’s first Dance Event is a free, open event to everyone, all ages, children and adults in our community! Select dance classes are invited to perform. Wear your costumes, come and enjoy some popcorn and dance outside with Myriad’s Dancers! First, you’ll enjoy the spooky choreography of select Myriad classes. Then, everyone will learn ‘Thriller’ with one of Myriad’s Dance Teachers. Come and celebrate the season at this traditional Myriad event. Come one and all, and let’s have a thrilling good time gathered together under the Halloween lights outside. 

February’s Black & White Ball – A Dance Filming Event!
Our mid-season teaser event is our Black & White in the Myriad Dance Studio. Dancers of all ages are preparing for this festive February Valentine’s event, which is the perfect month to enjoy a dance filming event with some sparkle!  Lights, Top Hats, Black, White & Red tutus set the stage, with fun lighting and special effects! Let’s have a February Dance Video Party! This is a choreography teaser event as we prepare for our Annual Spring Showcase, which is on the big stage!

Spring Dance Showcase
All Dancers do perform in the Spring Dance Showcase ( with the exception our Music & Dance Combo preschoolers). Dance Academy registration includes the Spring Showcase. This is a collaborative “Team Event”, just like a sports team. We need all members present for the “Big Game”! We’ve been preparing dancers all year long for the big event. Successful choreography is dependent on all dancers being present and accounted for. You are an important part of a greater whole. Refer to your Dance Showcase Newsletter for all details.

MUSIC – PLAYING PARTY

Refer to your Performance Event Newsletters / Emails  / Sign Up Genius Invitations for details.

Students attend 2 Playing Parties per year.

Mid-Year Playing Party #1
June Playing Party #2
All Playing Party students should be at this June event. Medals, and Gold Pin Awards will be awarded on this date to celebrate the year’s achievements!

 

 

MUSIC – WORKSHOP WEEK

Refer to your Performance Event Newsletters / Emails  / Sign Up Genius Invitations for details.

Workshops are unique to Myriad. Our teachers are always amazed at the positive impacts Workshops have on our private music lesson students. All of our performers, at all levels, gain confidence, perspective, and refinement by participating in this practical, nurturing and reflective format. Read more below, regarding what our students learn during Workshop Week.

Workshops are held twice a year, once in January and once in May. This schedule includes all Private Lesson Students, except adult students. Private lesson students attend their workshops, in place of their regularly scheduled lessons. Each student attends one class. Classes are an hour in length. Class size is limited to 13 students. 1 class per student.

To choose a Workshop time, refer to your Workshop Week Newsletters & Emails from Myriad. Follow the instructions to access your Sign Up Genius Invites from Myriad.

Benefits: What students learn during Workshop Week

The art of performance can pose a challenge for young musicians. The more we practice playing in front of others the easier it becomes. In Workshop classes, students of various levels gain confidence performing for each other in an intimate setting with peers and several teachers. We focus on techniques to ease anxiety, introduce relaxation methods, refine musicality and performance poise. Students listen constructively to each other and have an opportunity to share feedback about musical concepts. We learn how to actively listen to live music and reinforce vocabulary to talk about performance practices. Most importantly, our students see others facing the same challenges they experience, and they don’t feel alone in their lesson studies. This is a positive week in a safe environment, trying out performance material. Students with accompaniments have time to work with their accompanists. All students need goals like Workshops to improve.

All students must attend Workshops to be eligible for their designated Performance Events.

MUSIC – FOUNDATIONS CLASSES & DANCE ACADEMY

Refer to your Performance Event Newsletters / Emails  Invitations for details.
In-Progress Weeks and our final Promotion Day in the Spring are informative, celebratory Family Sharing times.

Dance Academy, Mini Piano Plus, Superstar Young Musicians, Mini Flutes, Mini Singers, Kids Ukulele Bands, Preschool Music Classes.

Share in the progress your young dancer or musician has made in class on these days. The children will have performance songs to perform and musical skill games to share with you! Dancers share their most recent skills and choreography. There are 2 In-Progress Weeks and one final June Promotion Day during the School Year.

Refer to the current Myriad Calendar to see all Event Dates.