Tuesday, March 20

(Subject to Change)


8:00 a.m.

National Finals: MTNA–Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition

8:00–9:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Showcases

  • Carol Matz Piano
  • Hoffman Academy
  • One Eye Publications
  • Roland Corporation U.S.

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall

9:15–10:45 a.m.

Plenary Session: Advanced Piano Master Class

  • Pavlina Dokovska

11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Competitions Open Meeting

Composer Commissioning Open Meeting

2 On A Bench

  • Nancy O’Neill Breth; Lisa Campi Walters

The Entrepreneurial Spirit Of Walt Disney And Independent Music Teachers

  • Karen Thickstun, NCTM

A Multi-Sensory Approach To Music Learning: Connecting The Dots With Solfége

  • Midori Koga

Olympics Of The Small Muscles: Knocking Your Performance Out Of The Park

  • Alan Huckleberry; Lia Jensen-Abbott

Ready To Incorporate Group Instruction In Your Studio? Consider This!

  • Debra L. Perez

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 p.m.

MTNA–Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition Winner Announcement

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Showcases

  • Melody Music Studios
  • Piano Marvel, LLC
  • The Royal Conservatory of Music
  • Schott

Annual Business Meeting Of The Association

2:15–2:35 p.m.

Teaching Songs, Without Words

  • Brigham Young University

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Collaborative Performance Forum Meeting

Local Associations Forum Meeting

Adult RMM Students: More Than Just A 30-Minute Lesson

  • Spring Seals, NCTM

Attention, Please!

  • Vanessa Cornett, NCTM

Teaching Composition To Young Students

  • Carol Matz

Technology In The Studio: The Good, The Bad And The Ethical

  • Deborah Rambo Sinn, NCTM

Tetris v Pacman: Is Reading In The Dots Or The Blocks?

  • Tim Topham

2:55–3:15 p.m.

Jammin’ With The Band: An Introduction To GarageBand Apple Loops

  • Christopher Oill

3:30–4:30 p.m.

Cue The Soloist! Preparing The Concerto Winner For Their Orchestral Debut

  • Sonya Szabo-Reynolds, NCTM

Do The Studio Crawl!

  • Jennifer Cohen, NCTM; Helen Grosshans, NCTM; Levonne Mrozinski, NCTM; Beverly Taylor, NCTM

From Music Student To Musician— Developing Interpretive Choices

  • Joanne Haroutounian, NCTM

Memorizing And Sight-Reading: Intersecting Pathways

  • Phyllis A. Lehrer, NCTM

Teaching With Backing Tracks

  • Bradley Sowash

3:30–5:00 p.m.

Winners Concert: National Winners Of The MTNA Young Artist Performance And Composition Competitions Winners; Winner Of The MTNA–Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition

5:00–6:00 p.m.

Certification Reception

8:00 p.m.

Jeremy Denk Recital