2012 MTNA National Conference

Awards Recipients

Achievement Award
Menahem Pressler
Bloomington, Indiana

MTNA Distinguished Service Award
Linda Stump, NCTM
Colorado Springs, Colorado

MTNA Teacher of the Year
Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield, NCTM
Princeton, New Jersey

State Affiliate of the Year
Florida Music Teachers Association
Adrienne LeBlanc, NCTM, president

Local Association of the Year
Fox Valley (Wisconsin) Music Teachers Association
Arlyss Troge, NCTM, president

Benjamin Whitten Collegiate Chapter of the Year
University of Michigan
Jovanni Rey de Pedro, president
John Ellis, advisor

Distinguished Composer of the Year
M. Shawn Hundley
Daytona Beach, Florida
A New American Ballad
Commissioned by the Florida State MTA

Distinguished Composer Honorable Mention
Andrew List
Boston, Massachusetts
Fantasy for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Commissioned by Massachusetts MTA

Distinguished Composer Honorable Mention
Peter Lieuwen
College Station, Texas
Overland Dream
Commissioned by Texas MTA

American Music Teacher Article of the Year
Courtney Crappell
San Antonio, Texas
"Preparing Students For Vibrant Classical Sonatina Performances Using Rote Exercises "
Published October/November 2011

Studio Teacher Fellowship Award
Christie Sowby
Highland, Utah

Frances Clark Keyboard Pedagogy Award
The Perfect Wrong Note
William Westney, author
Lubbock, Texas

Piano Technicians Guild Scholarships
Jill Hanrahan, NCTM
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Katherine Chipman, NCTM
Farmington, Utah

50-Year Members
Barbara Attebery, NCTM, Caldwell, Idaho
Jean M. Barr, NCTM, Rochester, New York
Laura Jean Bearden, NCTM, Lubbock, Texas
Darlene Boley, Great Bend, Kansas
Ellenore Bonebrake, NCTM, Northbrook, Illinois
Martha Bordelon, Shreveport, Louisiana
Marie Burnette, NCTM, High Point, North Carolina
Henry C. Campbell, Bozeman, Montana
Marie Brown Curea, Pacific Palisades, California
Reginald R. Gerig, Carol Stream, Illinois
Patricia Gronback, Wethersfield, Connecticut
Sue Halpain, NCTM, Bethany, Oklahoma
Jo Ann Hoffman, NCTM, Cuero, Texas
John E. Huber, Hays, Kansas
Lois H. Jacobson, Mercer Island, Washington
Grace Jones, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Merrie Kendrick, NCTM, Toledo, Ohio
Joanne M. LaRue, McComb, Ohio
Carolyn L. Laufenburger, Redwood Falls, Minnesota
Billie Leach, NCTM, Shreveport, Louisiana
Barbara Ann Locke, Shreveport, Louisiana
Grace Mealey, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Grace Moe, Puyallup, Washington
Gwendolyn Perun, NCTM, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Cherry Harvey Potts, NCTM, Richardson, Texas
Werner George Rose, College Station, Texas
Betty L. Sherman, Grand Junction, Colorado
Milton Stern, Altadena, California
Lucille TeSelle, Bozeman, Montana
Cornelia Vertenstein, NCTM, Denver, Colorado
Janet Walworth, Grand Blanc, Michigan
Marjorie White, NCTM, Findlay, Ohio