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Sunday, March 22

(Subject to Change)


7:00–8:00 a.m.

New Member/First-Time Attendee Breakfast

8:00–9:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Showcases

  • eNovativePIano
  • Faber Piano Adventures
  • Neil A. Kjos Music Company
  • Piano Marvel

8:15 a.m.

National Finals: MTNA Senior Student Performance Competitions

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

9:15–10:45 a.m.

Plenary Session

  • Noa Kageyama

11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

MTNA Distinguished Composer Of The Year Recital

Creative Teaching Master Class

  • Tim Topham

Flexible Technology in Use: Exploring Flipped Learning Strategies in the Piano Studio

  • Rachel D. Hahn, NCTM

Fly on the Wall of a Practice Room: Student and Teacher Perspectives of Multi-Sensory Whole-Body Practice Strategies

  • Midori Koga

Tech Necessities 101! Get the Latest and Greatest Technology for Your Music Studio: Music Games, Apps, Small-Business Software and Video Equipment for Online Lessons

  • Noreen Wenjen, NCTM

12:00 noon–12:45 p.m.

Simply Stretch

  • Jacqueline Herbein, NCTM

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Time

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Showcases

  • Alfred Music
  • Entrada Piano Insight
  • Hal Leonard
  • RCM Certificate Program

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Clara Schumann’s Solo Piano Works and “Preludes”

  • Junghwa Lee, NCTM

From the Pen to the Premiere

  • Glenda Austin, Gayle Kowalchyk and E. L. Lancaster, NCTM

A Revolutionary Shift in Teaching Piano: Creating a New—or Embracing an Old—Paradigm

  • Barbara Lister-Sink, NCTM

Stronger Together: Creating a Local Association TRIBE

  • Davis Dorrough, NCTM; Terri Hlubek, NCTM; Melissa Johansen, NCTM

3:30–4:30 p.m.

Beethoven at 250: A Celebration of His Pedagogical Legacy

  • Andrew Cooperstock, NCTM

Intelligent Music Making: Changing the Practicing Routine

  • Olga Kleiankina

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Piano Proficiency

  • W. T. Skye Garcia, NCTM

The Self-Compassionate Musician: Helping Students Practice with Kindness

  • Jessica Johnson, NCTM

3:30–5:00 p.m.

Winners Concert: National Winners of The MTNA Chamber Music, Junior Performance, Elementary and Junior Composition Winners

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Announcement of Senior Performance Competitions Winners

Division Meetings

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