Sunday, March 10, 2013


7:00–8:00 a.m.

MTNA New Member/First-Time Attendee Breakfast

7:15–7:45 a.m.

Simply Stretch

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

8:00–9:00 a.m.


  • Ed Sueta Music Publications, Inc.; Faber Piano Adventures; Keys To Imagination LLC; Neil A. Kjos Music Company

8:15 a.m.

National Finals: MTNA Senior Performance Competitions

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

9:15–10:15 a.m.

Feeling The Sound: A Guide To Multi-Sensory, Whole-Brian Practicing

  • Jessica Johnson, NCTM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

Advanced Piano Master Class

  • Peter Mack, NCTM, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington

Motivating Through Creative Play: Empowering Beginning And Intermediate Students To Practice Successfully

  • Pamela D. Pike, NCTM, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

MTNA Distinguished Composer Of The Year Recital

My 10 Top Secrets For Teaching Adults

  • Michelle Conda, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Coda or Cadenza? The Choice Is Yours!

  • Katherine Tobey, NCTM, independent music teacher, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Donna Toney, NCTM, independent music teacher, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mapping Music: A Pianist And Flutist Share Strategies For Teaching And Performance Preparation

  • Melissa Colgin-Abeln, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas; Rebecca Shockley, NCTM, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Collaborative Performance Forum Meeting

MTNA Foundation Fund Chairs Open Meeting

Piano Duets Of Americana

  • Meisha Adderley, NCTM, Capital University Conservatory of Music, Columbus, Ohio; Everett Jones III, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio

Piano Technique/Young Artists “Right From The Start”

  • Nancy Bachus, NCTM, independent music teacher, Hudson, Ohio

Teaching Accompanying Skills To Piano Students

  • University of Oklahoma Collegiate Chapter: Rebecca Calvert, Davis Dorrough, Olivia Ellis, Ivan Hurd, Heejin Jang, Angela Marshall, Tammy Miller, Nicole Thompson, Cindy Tseng, Joan Wallace, Tom White, Lynn Worcester; Advisor Jane Magrath, NCTM

11:30–1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Time

1:00–2:00 p.m.


Alfred Music Publishing; The Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program; Yamaha Corporation of America

The Modern Music Studio: Where Tradition And Technology Meet

  • Shana Kirk, George Litterst

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Lessons Learned From Disney: Entrepreneurism For The Independent Teacher

  • Karen Thickstun, NCTM, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Arts Awareness And Advocacy Forum Meeting

Collegiate Chapters Forum Meeting

Dyslexia And The Keyboard: Signs, Symptoms, And The 3 Camps

  • Lynn Godfriaux Maloy, NCTM, independent music teacher, Colorado Springs, Colorado

From The Pen To The Premiere: Trios By Dennis Alexander And Jennifer Linn

  • Alice Dade, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri; Darry Dolezal cello, Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri; Susan Jensen, violin, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri; Marcia Spence, horn, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri; Janice Wenger, NCTM, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

Get Happy! The Magic Of Teaching Recreational Music Making

  • Susan Geffen, NCTM, Clavier Companion, Kingston, New Jersey

Ten Steps To Parnassus: The Works Of J.S. Bach

  • Erin K. Bennett, NCTM, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida; Siok Lian Tan, NCTM, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; Richard VanDyke, NCTM, Cincinnati Music Academy, Cincinnati, Ohio

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