Jammin Kids "Notes" . . . January 2013 Jammin Kids International Music Academy offers world class music instruction in a variety of instruments, including voice, for kids of ALL ages. We also offer instrument sales, rentals, and accessories in Westons largest music store serving Western Broward County since 1995! In This Issue MUSIC REVIEWS Dear Diane, WINTER SCHEDULE ADMIN UPDATES Invest in Music Education!CALENDAR: : ) DianeTues. 1/1/13:JK CLOSED Music Reviews:Wed. 1/2/13:8-Week Winter Recently, some of JKs finest performed atSession begins. the "Melody of Life" Moms Luncheon sponsored by Autism Society of Broward.Wed. 1/16/13: Piano & Voice instructor Jaffird did a10-Week Little Mozart fabulous vocal duet with her protege pianoGroup Class begins at student Jacob Velazquez, who is only 4!12:15. Piano & voice instructor Danny also provided some wonderful background holiday music for attendees.
Sat. 1/26/13: At Geralds recent in-house guitar recital,JK Performs @Dan Sophie Leonard did a fantastic job to openMarino Foundation the show, Andrez Gutierrez had perfectAnnual Walk AboutAutism at the Sun Life tempo & feel on his song and DariaStadium from 9 am - 1 Hernandez played three lovely Christmaspm (show time TBA). songs!For more info:www. www.DanMarino Matts student Garage BandFoundation.org "Subconscious" kicked off the recent Fiesta Navedina event at Weston TownSat. 1/26/13: Center sponsored by the AmericasIn-House WinterRecital with Yadelia Community Center. Josh Canters version&Jaffirds piano students of "Carol of the Bells" on electric guitar@6 pm was awesome!Mon. 1/28/13: Highlights from Dannys recentMonthly auto payments Holiday In-House Recital includedprocessed. PratikshaPatra on piano in the first seatingUpcoming: as well as Samantha Estiss vocal performance in the second seating.Sun. 6/9/13:JK Annual Grand Recital@STA Bienes Art Ctr(times TBA) LITTLE MOZARTS: The next Little Mozart group class for toddlers & their parents or caregivers, begins at 12:15 on Wed. Jan. 16,Teacher/Staff News: 2013 for 10 weeks (until Wed. March 20.) A second spring 10 week session will run from the week of April 3JK gives a warm to June 5th. The class is taught by Yadelia, one of ourwelcome to our new Piano Guild instructors. The cost for this session is $100 (thats only $10 per class!) plus a $15 registration fee perStore Manager Liz& family as well as the required lesson packet for $60thanks Jules for serving (discounted from $70 for class participants). Private Littleas acting store manager Mozart lessons for children 6 years & younger are also available if these group classes are not convenient. Anduring the transition. optional smaller Little Mozart packet is also available for only $30 for the private classes.
JK announces that Mattwill now serve as our CASTING FOR VOZKIDS:Academy Manager and Telemundo is casting for a new series called "La VozMarcee as our new Kids". Kids 7-14 who can sing have a chance to win aAssistant Academy recording contract with Universal Music & aManager. scholarship. For more info call their hotline 1-855- Voz-Kids or email Casting@LaVozKids.com.Guitar instructors Adam& Pedro are pursuing JAZZ MUSIC JAMMIN:new professional JK is a member of the Gold Coast Jazz Societymusical opportunities. which sponsors "First Friday Jazz Jams" whereDrum instructor Juan student jazz musicians are invited to jam with real jazz pros each month from 1/4/13 (to 6/7/13) fromhas also taken on a new 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunriseventure and will have to Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale. Audience members of all agesreduce his teaching time are welcome. Admission is free. They also sponsor a jazz concert series offering tickets to students for onlywith us. We wish them $10. The GCJS sponsors scholarships as well. Forall the best! more info go to: www.GoldCoast.JazzSociety.com Best Music Community Survey: Think your town has the best music community in the nation? JK is a member of NASMD (the National Association of School Music Dealers).Hot News! They want to find out & are also sponsoring aJK won the Davie Support Music Merit Award . Teachers,Town Times 2012 parents & school administrators are invited toReaders Choice complete their 2013 survey on-line. Check outaward for "Best their websitewww.NASMD.comfor more info.Music Academy".Second year in arow! Thanks to allour supporters. Kennedy Center VSA Competition:
Jammin Kids The International Organization on Arts &Teacher Profile: Disabilities (VSA) is calling for entries for the 29th Annual 2013 International YoungVincenthas been a strings Soloists Competition for students withteacher at Jammin Kids since disabilities. Winners receive $2500 awards &in 2009. He is originally fromColumbia and is fluent in the opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Ctr.Spanish. Vincent studied at in Washington DC. The deadline is Sat. Jan. 15,the Conservatorio Antonia 13. 13 For more info: www.Kennedy-Maria Valencia in Cali. Healso studied with Thomas Center.org/IYS.Moore of the University ofMiami who was also theConcert Master of the JK Admin Reminders:Symphony of the We are in week 1 of our 8 week Winter Session whichAmericas. Vincent has ends on Sun. Feb. 24. Our 16 week Spring Session runsperformed for many from Mon. Feb. 25 - Sun. June 16. We will only be closedorganizations & events, on Easter Sunday March 31, 2013. Our 2013 Annualincluding the Philadelphia Grand Recital is scheduled for Sunday June 9. MarkSummer Music Festival, your calendars!Sewanee Summer Music Please email us any schedule changes in writing &alsoFestival, the Violin Virtuosi remember that any & all make-ups must occur within theFestival of Miami and the FL current Winter Session and are not carried over into theYouth Orchestra (first violin next Spring Session.chair). Just a reminder that according to our academy policy that each JK customer must sign, only 1 same day cancel isJK New permitted every 8 weeks. Lessons can always beCustomerReferral rescheduled with 24 notice, however please remember that there is also a $5 re-scheduling fee for any & allProgram: lessons not occurring at their regular time.Did you know that JK has Effective January 1, 2013 our one time only new customera New Customer family registration fee is being increased to $30 (from $25). Also 1 hour lessons on autopay will now cost $60Referral Program? Just (or $70 if paying with another method). Thank you forrefer a friend to JK as a your cooperation as we better align all our prices. Wenew customer (who think our teachers & staff are worth it!continues for at least 8weeks) and you will get a$30 credit on your JK welcomed the following new families in Dec.:account!
Antelo, Burbando, Burr, Duluc, Garay, Hernandez, Katragadda, Ortiz, Price, Rodriguez, Schiller, Tatineni, Wagner, Wald Sincerely, Diane Stockton-Breese, Breese, President & CEO www.JamminKidsWeston.com Weston Philharmonic Society Event: The WPS is sponsoring a wonderful afternoon of Jazz featuring Weston resident, Mitch Goldstein & the MGB Trio, at the Garrison home in Weston on Sun. 1/13/13 @3 pm, including a reception. Tickets are $25 for WPS m members & $35 for non-members and are members available at Comerica Bank or Community Bank of Broward. For member or sponsor info go to www.WestonPhilharmonic.com www.WestonPhilharmonic.com.Jammin Kids International Music Academy | 1396-5 S.W. 160th Avenue | Indian Trace Center | Weston | FL | 33326