Event Schedule

Reminder for Teachers
For information about Branch Keyboard Festivals, such as date, time, venue, and registration deadline, please contact your local Branch Chair. SCJBF does not control, nor does it keep track of Branch Festival scheduling.


October 1, 2023 (SUN)
Complete Works Audition, Time TBA
Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, CSULB
Pamela Worcester, Chair
Student schedules will be emailed to teachers around September 15, 2023.

October 14, 2023 (SAT)
Complete Works Audition Awards Concert, Time TBA
Covenant Presbyterian Church
607 E 3rd Street (at Atlantic Ave) • Long Beach 90802
Pamela Worcester, Chair
CWA First Place Winners will perform • Medal Presentation for all Winners

November 1, 2023 (WED)
Deadline for Branch Participation Fee payment
and, if required, submission of Branch Chair Quiz to Dr. Janet Favreau.

December 1, 2023
Online Registration Opens for the 2024 Festivals

January 21, 2024
SCJBF Masterclasses
Loyola Marymount University (Recital Hall)
Dr. Janet Favreau, Piano Chair • Dr. Cheryl Scheidemantle, Strings Chair
Piano: Fabio Bidini, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cello: TBA, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Violin: Moni Simeonov, 2:00 pm – 3:30pm

April 7, 2024
Branch Keyboard Festivals to be completed by this date.

April 14, 2024 (SUN) • TENTATIVE
All-Branch Regional String Festival, time TBA
Westside Music Conservatory, West Los Angeles (Brentwood)
Dr. Cheryl Scheidemantle, Chair

May 11, 2024 (SAT) • TENTATIVE
All-Branch Regional Wind & Voice Festival, time TBA
Westside Music Conservatory, West Los Angeles (Brentwood)
Emily An, Chair

TBD (April–May 2024)
All-Branch Regional Organ Festival, time TBA
Venue TBA
David Ball, Co-Chair
Dr. Emma Whitten, Co-Chair

May 31, 2024 (FRI)
Regional Keyboard Festivals to be completed by this date.