2023 Schedule


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8:15–9:00 a.m.


9:00–9:15 a.m.


9:15–9:50 a.m.

plenary session

From Student to Studio: The Transition from Busyness into Business!

9:50–10:05 a.m.


10:05–10:30 a.m.

split session

10:30–10:45 a.m.


10:45–11:10 a.m.

split session

11:10–11:25 a.m.


11:25 a.m.–12:00 noon

Networking Split Session

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Grad School
  • Group Teaching
  • Independent Teaching

12:00 noon–2:00 p.m.

LUNCH (on your own)

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Lightning Session

  • Collaborative Piano for the Young Musician: How to Incorporate Chamber Music into Pre-College Piano Programs
  • Into a New Era of Piano Technique Book: A Pedagogical Analysis of Rae de Lisle’s Fit-4-Piano Through the Lens of Muscle Injury Prevention
  • Learning on the Go: Using Podcasts Outside of the Lesson
  • Listen, Sing, Play! An Improvisation Activity for the Elementary Piano Student Based on Audiation
  • Muscular Tension and Self-Massage: The Burden Pianists Carry
  • An Opportunity to Reflect
  • Practical Strategies for Success with ADHD Students
  • A Small World of Music: Celebrating Culture in the Music Studio
  • Strengthening the Inner Ear with Zoltán Kodály’s Historical Pedagogy and the 333 Elementary Exercises in Solfege Singing

3:00–3:15 p.m.


3:15–4:00 p.m.

Keynote Address

  • Kris Chesky, Texas Center for Performing Arts Health



4:15–5:00 p.m.

Poster Session

  • Be Empowered: Strategies to Enhance Your Practice Through Effective Journaling
  • Brazilian Music Ensemble: Playing Bossa Nova at Collegiate Group Classes
  • Engaging Color Analysis in Music Reading
  • Expanding the Limits of Standard Piano Literature: An Analysis of Melesio Morales La India Frutera
  • Improvisation as Preparation: Incorporating Music Learning Theory into Beginning Piano Study
  • No Tension, No Injury: Tips for Teaching Our Students to Recognize and Remedy Tension While Playing the Piano
  • The Other Side of the Staff: Teaching Collaborative Piano to Non-Pianist Musicians
  • Piano Exams in Different Cultures: A Comparative Study of Piano Exams by the Chinese Musicians Association and the Royal Conservatory of Music
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger: The Nine Preludes for Piano
  • Solfège as a Musical Language: Teaching Pianists to Audiate Through Solmization
  • Teaching Baroque Dance Steps in Piano Lessons
  • (Un)charted Territory: Incorporating Jazz Study at the Beginning and Intermediate Levels

5:00–5:15 p.m.


5:15–5:50 p.m.

Plenary Session

The Echo of Beijing Opera in Piano Repertoire

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