Tuesday, March 12, 2013


7:15–7:45 a.m.

Simply Stretch

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

8:00–9:00 a.m.


  • Novus Via Music Group, Inc.; Schott; The Royal Conservatory

Preparing Your Students For What They Will Experience Inside The Assessment Room

  • Deborah How

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

9:15–10:45 a.m.

Duo Piano Master Class

  • Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Roe

11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Music Pathways In The Brain: From Sound To Movement To Learning

  • Kay S. Hooper, Kay S. Hooper Piano and Alexander Technique Studio, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania; Lois Svard, NCTM, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Competitions Open Meeting

Composer Commissioning Open Meeting

Adventures In Contemporary Music: An Exploration Of Late 20th And Early 21st Century Piano Repertoire For Elementary, Intermediate And Early Advanced Students

  • Phyllis Alpert Lehrer, NCTM, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey

Got Questions?

  • Ingrid Clarfield, NCTM, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey; Randall Faber, Faber PIano Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Pete Jutras, NCTM, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; Scott McBride Smith, NCTM, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

iPractice: Using Smartphones And Mobile Devices For Fun And Interactive Instruction

  • University of South Carolina Collegiate Chapter: Yewon Kerr, Ka-Young Lee, Aaron Mathews, Lindsey Vickers, Abigail Wylie; Advisor Charles Fugo

What A Pianist Needs To Know To Coach String Players Successfully

  • Arthur Greene, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Solomia Soroka, Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Time

1:00–2:00 p.m.


  • Alfred Music Publishing; JoyTunes Ltd.; The Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program; Willis Music Company

Annual Business Meeting Of The Association

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Inspired Uses Of iPads And Mobile Devices In Your Studio

  • Mario Ajero, NCTM, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas; Shana Kirk, Pianotopia.net, Denver, Colorado; George Litterst, CyberConservatory, Rehoboth, Massachusetts; Stella Branzburg Sick, NCTM, Hamline University, Saint Paul, Minnesota

What Does Music Mean To Me? A Study Of Promising Students In Need

  • Joanne Haroutounian, NCTM, MusicLink Foundation, Arlington, Virginia; Lauren Serpati, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

College Faculty Forum Meeting

Independent Music Teachers Forum Meeting

Developing Summer Music Camps

  • Beth Gigante Klingenstein, NCTM, Valley City State University, Valley City, North Dakota

Effective Practicing And Memorizing Techniques: Standard Keyboard Repertoire And New Music

  • Barbara Fast, NCTM, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Unknown Beethoven

  • Dmitri Vorobiev, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

3:30–5:00 p.m.

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

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Certification Reception