Newsletter :: February 2012 214-436-4058 music@friscoschoolofmusic.com Ready To Get Started? In this issue *Kathi Bass - FSM Teacher of the Year *Practice Club Winner: Urivika Patel *Rising Star Music Competition *Ready to Be in a Band? Welcome Our New Students Who Enrolled in January Belinda Burns Diego Lehman Mateo Lehman Benny Bonner Hannah Jennings Nicholas McMillan Aditya Thaker Karly Lafountane Christopher Sweda Ryland Andrade Nina Mbonu Mila Roberts Zach Roberts Corinne Lorin Trent Cherry Anna Fox Jeff Blass Jonathan Thompson Jake Cullard Keaton Pletcher Niyati Iyer Piper Mackie Jessica Bemis Tharun Ekkah Londyn Price Katelyn Jensen Blayne Harlan Riddhi Badke Ashley Buehler Chandler Buehler Uswa Saed Kristina Guzman Nicholas Boyd Brenna Self Megan Walton Louisa Bauer Amelie Bauer Riley Thorton Shelia Mcelroy Bela Achaibar Atlanta Thackenhall Megan Walton Erin Allgood Courtney Mitchell Drew Stover Brady Van Winkle Chloe Cohen Sophie Cohen Taylor George Romtin Kafaei Ryen Stover Jack Rojas Ethan Butler Sidarth Sridhavan Jenna Redd Hunter Zimmerman Ethan Feinstein Chris  Martin Liana Morrow Faith Grogan Helana Nafel Sara  McCallister Chase Valentine Lauren Valentine Kallie Valentine Abbie Hanson Khawal Nafel Nagesh Padiyar Faith Fritz Blake Morrow Matthew Zhang Thank you for being part of our School! The Frisco School of Music Team Announcing: Teacher of the Year Congratulations to Kathi Bass, our 2012 Teacher of the Year!   Students and parents nominated teachers they felt were deserving of this award, our faculty and staff voted, and Kathi is our BIG WINNER! Runners up: Gabriel Bautista (2nd place) Shirley Meidrich (3rd place)  News and Events Copyright 2012 Frisco School of Music Texas Music Teachers Association Frisco School of Music      ·      9255 Preston Road · Frisco, TX 75033      ·      214-436-4058 The comments we received about our teachers include:   "My teacher is warm, caring, really listens to my child." "My child plays incredibly well."    "The teacher jokes with my child and makes her feel at ease."   "They bring out the best in me as a musician."   We are so proud of Kathi, and all of our teachers here at FSM! Our Practice Club Winner: Urvika Patil Urvika's hard work at home paid off! She won $35 to Best Buy as the winner of our Practice Club Card Drawing!   You can win, too! Ask your teacher about our Practice Club Cards and start practicing today. Is your child a RISING STAR? Would they like to compete for a TROPHY, CASH PRIZES, and earn a SCHOLARSHIP toward music lessons? The Rising Star Music Competition   April 21, 2012 Featuring 2 very special GUEST JUDGES - One Musical Technical Judge, and one Talent Development Judge, who are looking to be WOW'ed by our talented young musicians. *$100 just for entering!!* All entrants receive a $100 Scholarship toward tuition at Frisco School of Music 2012-2013. Submit your VIDEO ENTRY to FSM by March 23 for a chance to be a finalist in your division (Piano, Guitar, Voice, Instrumental, & Multi-Talent). Ages 9-18. $45 entry fee. Ask your teacher or the front desk for more information! Ready To Be In A Band? Join our Rock Band or Jazz Band! This program is perfect for students looking for a fun, interactive group experience and those looking to perform more during the year. Compared to other Rock Schools in the area, FSM students benefit from higher quality of teaching (not just gigging musicians teaching in their spare time), and save thousands of dollars a year. Our bands meet once a week, sharpening their playing skills while enjoying the unique experience of playing with a group of other kids their age. Come ROCK out with us!   It's as easy as scheduling the day and time for your new Rock or Jazz School. We can even schedule you for a FREE TRIAL BAND CLASS! Let's JAZZ things up a bit...   SPECIAL OFFER: Register for a Rock or Jazz Band today through Tuesday, February 14th  at a special discounted rate of only $20/WEEK! (originally $25/week) These bands fill quickly - Call us NOW to reserve your spot for the Spring Concert! Home | Work For Us | Contact Us Piano and Keyboard Lessons Violin and Viola Lessons Summer Music Camps Guitar and Bass Lessons Drum and Percussion Lessons The Bands Voice and Singing Lessons Flute, Trumpet and Saxophone Lessons Performing Arts Preschool Office Open December 27 to 29 and January 2 to 5 - 11 to 2 pm Christmas Break - Lessons Resume January 7th Music Registration Hotline - Phone Calls Only - December 26, 2 to 5 pm