Tuesday, March 21, 2017


8:00–9:00 a.m.


  • Alfred Music; Frederick Harris Music/ RCM Publishing; Piano Safari; Willis Music Company

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

9:15–10:45 a.m.


  • David Cutler

11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Competitions Open Meeting

Composer Commissioning Open Meeting

Adult Students: Playing For Keeps

  • Christina L. Whitlock, NCTM

Building A Musical Nation: From Birth To Age Nine

  • Marilyn Lowe, NCTM; Eric Rasmussen

Intermediate Piano Master Class

  • Diane Hidy and Elissa Milne

Music Alive! Sounds That Move, Pictures That Sing

  • Clinton Pratt, NCTM

Musician And Athletes: Commonalities In The Playing Field

  • Linda Cockey, NCTM; Pat Lamboni; Robert McBrien

Perspectives On Sight-Reading For The Advanced Piano Student

  • David Korevaar; Jessica Nilles

Set Your Studio Apart On And Off The Bench

  • Leila Viss

12:00 noon–12:45 p.m.

Simply Stretch

  • Jacqueline Herbein, NCTM

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Time

Poster Sessions

1:00–2:00 p.m.


  • Carol Matz Piano; Red Leaf Pianoworks; Schott; Yamaha Corporation Of America

Annual Business Meeting Of The Association

2:15–2:35 p.m.

Musicaré: Spreading The Joy Of Music
  • University of South Carolina Collegiate Chapter: Verena Abufaiad; Rachel Bletstein; Elizabeth Davis; Maria Rincon Hernandez; Nathan MacAvoy; advisor: Scott Price, NCTM

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Collaborative Performance Forum Meeting

Local Associations Forum Meeting

A Closer Look At Collegiate Group Piano Programs

  • Martha F. Hilley, NCTM; Cynthia Stephens-Himonides; Margaret Young, NCTM

The Intersection Of Jazz And Classical Music: An Introduction To The Music of Nikolai Kapustin

  • Lillian Green; James Miltenberger; Yana Tyulkova

The Self-Compassionate Musician: Learning To Love Your Self Through Music Making And Teaching

  • Jessica Johnson, NCTM

Songs And Games For Beginner Piano Lessons

  • Sally Cathcart

Strategies For Success: Developing “Big” Technique For Small Hands

  • Martha Thomas, NCTM

You Can Count On It: Developing Artistic Counting

  • Dale Wheeler, NCTM

3:30–5:00 p.m.

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

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Certification Reception

8:00 p.m.

Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Recital