Editorial Committee

Hisey_Andrew.jpgAndrew Hisey, NCTM, Chair:
regional leader and senior adjudicator for The Achievement Program, has served on the faculties of the Oberlin Conservatory and St. Olaf College, is a co-founder of GP3, and chairs the MTNA e-Journal Editorial Committee.


Michael BensonMichael Benson, NCTM:
is assistant professor of music in piano at Malone University. He holds degrees in piano performance from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin. 



Cockey_Linda.jpgLinda Essick Cockey, NCTM:
professor and chair of the department of music at Sailsbury University in Maryland, teaches piano, music history and a wellness in performance course. She holds a DMA degree from The Catholic University of America, where she studied piano with Thomas Mastroianni and pedagogy with Barbara English Maris. She has authored numerous publications on musical topics, presented papers for several national organizations and is an active performer.  

Cornett_Vanessa.jpgVanessa Cornett, NCTM:
is the director of keyboard studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. An international clinician and certified meditation instructor, she teaches performance anxiety management techniques to musicians of all levels.



McAllister_Andrea.jpgAndrea J. McAlister, NCTM:
is assistant professor of piano pedagogy at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. McAlister has recently presented at the International Society for Music Education in Thessaloniki, Greece, and the MTNA National Conference in New York City.  


Pike_Pamela_D.jpgPamela D. Pike, NCTM:
is assistant professor of piano pedagogy at Louisiana State University. Pike has presented in Asia, Europe and North America, and has published articles in AMT, Clavier Companion and numerous international journals.



P. PowellPatricia Powell:
assistant professor of piano and pedagogy at West Chester University and independent teacher, approaches pedagogy with a view to guiding students toward an organic concept of musicianship, pianism, personal musical involvement and expression.