2018/2019 Academic Year Calendar
Monday, August 27: Lessons begin
Monday, September 3: Labor Day - No lessons
Monday, October 8: Columbus Day - No lessons
Friday, October 19: Halloween Studio Class, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 11: NVMTA Musical Theater Competition Recital, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday, November 21 - 23: Thanksgiving Break
Friday, December 21: Holiday Studio Class
Saturday, December 22 - Monday, January 7: Winter Break
Monday, February 18: President's Day - No lessons
Saturday, February 23: NATS rehearsals with David Chavez (sign up on Calendar)
Sunday, February 24: NATS rehearsals with Mark Irchai (sigh up on Calendar)
Saturday, March 2: Virginia NATS at Shenandoah University
Saturday, March 23: Regional NATS at Towson State, MD
Saturday, April 6: NVMTA Voice Achievement Awards
April 15 - 19: Spring Break; No lessons
Saturday, April 13: April Fools Studio Class, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, May 27: Memorial Day - No lessons
Saturday, June 15: Student Recital, 11:00 a.m. at Fairfax United Methodist Church
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2019 VANATS ResultsCongratulations to my 2019 Virginia NATS Students!
Madeleine LeBeau: 1st place in Upper High School Musical Theater, 2nd place in Upper High School Classical
Max Branciforte: 2nd place in Upper High School Musical Theater
Josh Lemons: 2nd place in Lower High School Classical, Honors in Musical Theater
Carolyn Best: 3rd place in Upper High School Musical Theater
Hana Tawil: 3rd place in College Junior Women Musical Theater
Rachel Bloom: Honors in Upper High School Classical
Noelle Buice: Honors in both Upper High School Classical and Musical Theater
Julia Ferri: Honors in both Upper High School Classical and Musical Theater
Danielle Huser: Honors in Upper High School Musical Theater
Eleanor Jacobson: Honors in both Upper High School Classical and Musical Theater
Joe Malone: Honors in Upper High School Musical Theater
Grace Shields: Honors in Upper High School Musical Theater
Annie Wood: Honors in Upper High School Musical Theater
All-State ChoirCongratulations to Noelle Buice, Julia Ferri and Madeleine LeBeau, who will be singing in the Virginia All State Choir in April. Congratulations to Adellaie Jung, who is a 3rd alternate for All State.
Helen Hayes NominationCongratulations to Abby Middleton, who was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical! Abby just finished playing The Little Mermaid at Toby's Dinner Theater.
NATS National Student Auditions ResultsCongratulations to Parker Waters, who got First Place in Classical and Second Place in Musical Theater in the 2018 NATS NSA Finals in Las Vegas.
Testimonial"Mrs. Smith provides an extremely supportive learning environment in her studio, which was absolutely crucial to my development as a performer. She always encouraged me to work hard to reach my goals and never give up on my dreams. Without Mrs. Smith’s constant wisdom and compassionate teaching, I would never have gained the confidence, opportunities, and success that I have today.”
- Amanda Mason