Pedagogy Saturday

This year’s Pedagogy Saturday has something for everyone. Four tracks will offer an array of topics sure to be of interest to all teachers. Attendees are encouraged to mix and match the sessions to maximize their preconference experience.
An additional fee plus a minimum one day conference registration is required to attend Pedagogy Saturday sessions.

Click the Track title to learn more about the track.

Teaching Artistry

Tricks of the Trade and Artistry for All

Peter Mack, NCTM, chair


Schedule and presenters subject to change


8:00– 9:00 a.m.

Small Hands, Big Pieces: The Beethoven Sonatas

  • Jocelyn Swigger, Sunderman Conservatory of Music, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

9:15–10:15 a.m.

Sleight of Hand

  • Veda Zuponcic, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Behind the Smoke and Mirrors: Revealing the Magic of Creative Choreography

  • Kevin Chance, NCTM, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:00–2:00 p.m.

In Pursuit of Artistry: Empowering Expressive Performances

  • Douglas Humpherys, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Living Happily in Muddy Waters

  • Catherine C. Kautsky, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

3:30–4:30 p.m.

What the Judges Hear! A Competitions Panel

  • Kevin Chance, NCTM, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Jennifer C. Hayghe, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado; Thomas Lanners, NCTM, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Moderator: Peter Mack, NCTM, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington

4:30–5:00 p.m.

Closing Q & A


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