Sunday, March 19, 2017


7:00–8:00 a.m.

New Member/First-Time Attendee Breakfast

8:00–9:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Showcases

  • Entrada Piano Technique; The FJH Music Company, Inc.; Music Teacher’s Helper; The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program

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.

College Faculty Forum Meeting

MTNA Distinguished Composer Of The Year Recital

Business Planning For The Independent Studio: Trends Worth Noting

  • Karen Thickstun, NCTM

The Choreography Of Subtle In And Out Movements At The Keyboard With The Taubman Approach

  • Sondra Tammam

Improvisation Master Class In Classical, Popular And World Music Styles

  • Forrest Kinney, NCTM

NEW Pedagogy Pics: Video Clips Of Students Caught In The Act Of Being Themselves

  • Bruce Berr

10:30 a.m.–12:00 noon

Plenary Session

Advanced Piano Master Class

  • Leon Fleisher

12:00 noon–12:45 p.m.

Simply Stretch

  • Jacqueline Herbein, NCTM

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Time

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Showcases

  • Alfred Music; G. Schirmer, Inc.; Julius Blüthner Pianofortefabrik GmbH; Music For Young Children

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Arts Awareness And Advocacy Forum Meeting

Collegiate Chapters Forum Meeting

App-laudable Uses Of Apps In Music Lessons

  • Joy Morin

Figuring Out Fugues: A Systematic Approach To Learning A Bach Keyboard Fugue

  • Siok Lian Tan, NCTM

From The Pen To The Premiere

  • Martha Mier, NCTM, And Christos Tsitsaros

Memorable Mantras: Phrases To Teach By From A Century Of Great Musicians

  • Catherine Kautsky

Repertoire-Rich Learning: How-To, Why And What-Not-To-Do In The Pursuit Of Quality Via Quantity

  • Elissa Milne

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

Division Meetings