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ABOUT US

Who We Are
 

Welcome!

Greater Pasadena Chapter is a group of music teachers in Pasadena area of Los Angeles. We serve our community providing competitions, master classes, student recitals and workshops. The general meetings are held periodically for net-working and discussion. Currently our chapter has about 80 members.

The California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT) is a state organization of The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). CAPMT is divided into 9 districts and Greater Pasadena Chapter is a part of District 9 of CAPMT. We would like to invite you to join our chapter and share our exciting events and opportunities with you and your students!

Outstanding Members of the Chapter

2022          Ginny Atherton (the longest member of the chapter)

2021          Vera Hoalim

2020          Bernadene Blaha and Kevin Fitz-Gerald 

2019          Melody Kuo and Agatha Hou

2018          Regina Ngo

2017          Stephen Pierce

2016          Sarkis Baltaian

Team
Our Team
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Dr. Junko Ueno Garrett, President
junko@oxy.edu
www.junkopiano.com
Vera Hoalim, Treasurer
organve@sbcglobal.net
Agatha Hou
Chair of Honors Competition
forscherin@hotmail.com
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Melody Kuo
Chair of Contemporary Competition
musickuo@yahoo.com
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Dr. Yi-Ju Lai
Chair of Sonata/Sonatina Competition
yijulai.piano@gmail.com
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New Chair for Piano Festival will start in 2025-26 year. 
 
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