Monday, March 11, 2013


7:15–7:45 a.m.

Simply Stretch

  • Jacqueline Herbein, NCTM, independent music teacher, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

8:00 a.m.

National Finals: MTNA Young Artist Performance Competitions

8:00–9:00 a.m.


  • Bärenreiter; eNovativePiano; The Frederick Harris Music Co., Limited; International Institute For Young Musicians

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

9:15–10:15 a.m.

Keynote Presentation

  • Rick Beyer, author

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Teaching Pre-Collegiate Composition

  • Ann Rivers Witherspoon, Witherspoon Music Studio, Houston, Texas

MTNA Certification Open Meeting

Wellness Forum Meeting

Creating Quick And Easy Online Communities For Teaching Feedback, Demonstration, And Interaction

  • Kevin Olson, NCTM, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; Utah State Collegiate Chapter: Emily Bailey, Emilee Bradley, Sadie Burt, Samantha Bunderson, Kathryn Clark, Lizzy Davis, Emily Jewkes, Sara Mason, Tisha Santana, Ali Snow, Michelle Taylor, Ashley Weiss

Intermediate Piano Master Class

  • Ingrid Clarfield, NCTM, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey

Keep Your Mind On The Music: Performance Psychology For Six- To Twelve-Year-Old Musicians

  • Jyoti Hench, NCTM, independent music teacher, San Marcos, California

Windows To Bach

  • Arthur Adelmann, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah; Carey Campbell, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah; Amanda Sowerby, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah; Ralph Vanderbeek, NCTM, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah; Yu-Jane Yang, NCTM, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah; With Weber State University Collegiate Chapter Treblemakers: Stephanie Aston; Rachel Bigelow; Stefani Cragun; Jessica Hendry; C.J. Hsieh; Jared Jaccard; Ling-Yu Lee; Fan-Ya Lin; Zoe Lu; Keslee Marchant; Nicholas Maughan; Roxanne Paulson; Brienna Smith; Eliza Taylor; Maggie Whatcott; Jordan White

11:30–1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Time

1:00–2:00 p.m.


  • Hal Leonard Corporation; One Eye Publications;; Steinway & Sons

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Get Paid What You’re Worth

  • Bonnie Blanchard, NCTM, independent music teacher, Seattle, Washington

Local Associations Forum

Engage The Brain!: Cognitive Warm-up Activities For Effective Music Lessons

  • Dorothy Yan, independent music teacher, San Antonio, Texas Ginger Hwalek, NCTM, presiding

Keyboard Improvisation: Creating A Flow In Worship Music

  • Mark Hayes, composer, Kansas City, Missouri

The Forgotten Romantic: Max Reger’s Intermediate Piano Repertoire

  • Martha Thomas, NCTM, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Teaching The Inner Game: Fostering The Natural Learner In Every Student

  • University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Collegiate Chapter: Peter Oehrtman, Zachary Lopes; Advisor Michelle Conda

3:30–5:00 p.m.

WINNERS CONCERT: National Winners Of The MTNA Senior Performance And Composition Competitions Winners

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Announcement Of Young Artist Performance Competitions Winners

6:00 p.m.

Conference Gala