Lightning Talks/Performances


hese brief, 5-minute presentations focus on a single topic, example, idea, project or technique. Lightning Talks do not attempt to cover all aspects of their subject matter, but present one facet of the idea clearly and succinctly.

Friday, August 5

3:45–4:45 p.m.

  • Dark Pool and Jig Jog by Florence Price
    Cole Burger
  • The Piano Power Hour: How to Channel Your Teaching Gifts into Entrepreneurial Opportunity
    Laura Amoriello, NCTM
  • Building Community: Multi-Generational Group Piano Outreach in the Pandemic Era
    Rachel Hahn, NCTM
  • Group Piano and Employee Wellness: A Community-Based Piano Class for University Employees
    Leonidas Lagrimas, NCTM
  • Aquarium by Lajos Papp
    Benita Rose
  • Switch It Up—Simple Ideas to Stop Your Students
    Rose Gifford
  • Lights, Camera, Action! Using Supplementary Instructional Videos in the Piano Studio
    Stephanie Archer, NCTM
  • Embracing Diversity in Your Studio: Pedagogical Approaches in Intercultural Piano Teaching
    Shuk Ki Wong
  • Portraits in Jazz by Valerie Capers
    Sarah Rushing, NCTM

Saturday, August 6

3:35–4:35 p.m.

  • Hazel Scott (arranger) Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
    Jason Terry
  • Not All Bad: 3 Pedagogical Practices We Kept from 2020
    Kate Acone, NCTM; Michael Clark, NCTM
  • Raag-time: A Brief Introduction to Indian Classical Music
    Omar Roy, NCTM
  • Podcasting: Subscribe and Leave a 5-Star Review!
    BeiBei Lin
  • The Sense of Touch by Samuel Adler (II. Slowly flowing, III. Rather fast and very smooth, V. Slowly and sustained, VIII. Hard driving)
    Rachel Park
  • The Lost Art of Improvisation
    Kevin Woosley
  • Universal Design for Learning in Group Piano Instruction
    Agustin Muriago
  • A New Piece of the Pedagogical Puzzle: Incorporating the Steinway Spirio/Yamaha Disklavier into the private lesson and classroom
    Andrew Staupe, Todd Van Kekerix, NCTM
  • Five Scottish Folk Songs by Helen Hopekirk (I. The land o’ the Leal, V. Eilidh Bhan)
    Hannah Roberts