Wednesday, July 24, 2013


Pre-Conference Seminar 1: For Collegiate Pedagogy Teachers

The NCKP Committee on Collegiate Pedagogy Teaching | Ann Gipson, Yu-Jane Yang, Chairs 

2:00PM    Keynote Address: Scott Price | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
All sessions following the Keynote Address will be in Grand Ballroom CD. 
     
3:00PM     Plenary Session 1: A New Era of Collegiate Pedagogy Teaching: Challenges in Teaching the “Net Generation” & the “I Generation”
3:30PM   Roundtable Discussion 1
4:00PM   Break
4:15PM   Plenary Session 2:   Cutting-Edge Tools to Enhance Independent or                                             Collaborative Research for Collegiate Pedagogy Teachers
4:35PM   Roundtable Discussion 2
5:15PM   Plenary Session 3: Reports from the Roundtable Discussions 1 & 2
5:45PM   Dinner Break
7:15PM   Plenary Session 4: Unaccompanied Journey No More: New Options for Networking in Collegiate Pedagogy Teaching
7:45PM   What Is Good Teaching? Defining & Refining Your Approach to Student Teaching Assessment
8:05PM   Roundtable Discussion 3
8:45PM   Plenary Session 5:  Report from the Roundtable Discussion 3
9:00PM   Moderated Open Forum and Final Wrap-Up     
9:30PM   Seminar Ends

Pre-Conference Seminar 2: For Independent Music Teachers

The NCKP Committee on Independent Music Teaching | Arlene Steffen, Chair 

2:00PM    Keynote Address: Scott Price | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
All sessions below will be in Grand Ballroom IJ:
     
3:00PM   Beauty and the Beast in the Piano Studio | Marvin Blickenstaff
4:00PM   Conducting the Transfer Student Interview | Linda Fields, Immanuela Gruenberg, David Husser, Gail Lew, Elissa Milne, Arlene Steffen
5:00PM   Developing a Curriculum for the Intermediate Transfer Student | Jane Magrath

6:00PM   Dinner Break
7:30PM   The Technique Behind Intermediate Repertoire: Laying the Groundwork | Nancy Bachus
8:30PM   Holistic Learning: How to integrate the mind, body and spirit of the 
music you are teaching or playing | Immanuela Gruenberg           

Pre-Conference Seminar 3: For Students and Young Professionals

The NCKP Committee on Students and Young Professionals | Lesley McAllister, Chair

2:00PM    Keynote Address: Scott Price | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
All sessions below will be in Grand Ballroom GH:
     
3:00PM   Repertoire Balance and the Various Historical Periods: Can the Intermediate Student Do It All? | Jane Magrath
4:00PM    Teaching Demonstration: Sam Holland
4:15PM   Small Group Discussions
4:30PM   Teaching Demonstration: Marvin Blickenstaff
4:45PM   Small Group Discussions
5:00PM   Student Presentations of Lesser-Known Repertoire
6:00PM   Dinner Break
7:00PM   Teaching Repertoire in Groups | Christopher Fisher           

Pre-Conference Seminar 4: Technology

The NCKP Committee on Technology | George Litterst, Chair

2:00PM    Keynote Address: Scott Price | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
All sessions below will be in the Lilac Suites:
     
3:00PM   Introduction to the Day: George Litterst | Lilac AC
3:30PM   Technology at Your Fingertips: Bring Your Studio Up to Tempo: For Beginners | Lilac AC
3:30PM   Conjuring the Creative Composer: How to Get Your Students Started with Pattern-based and Traditional Notation Tools: For Everyone | Lilac BD
4:30PM   Tricks and Tools for Making Magical MIDI Accompaniments: For Advanced Users | Lilac AC
4:30PM    Drama-Free Sightreading: Assessment and Practice Tools For Boosting Your Students' Sightreading Skills: For Everyone | Lilac BD
5:30PM   Streamline Your Studio And Reclaim Your Time: For Everyone | Lilac AC
5:30PM   The Virtual You: Creating an Online Presence for Yourself and Your Studio: For Everyone | Lilac BD
6:30PM   Geektails and Dinner (No-Host)
8:00PM   Mobile Devices and the Modern Music Teacher: Crucial Tools Wherever You Go: For Everyone | Lilac AC
8:00PM    Beyond the Piano Studio: How to Make Engaging Instructional Videos for Your Students: For Advanced Users | Lilac BD
9:00PM   Take Center Stage With Interactive Music Apps: For Everyone | Lilac AC           

For more information on Pre-Conference Seminars, including session descriptions and presenter bios, CLICK HERE.

Thursday, July 25, 2013


 

7:00AM           

  

Registration Opens | Junior Ballroom Foyer

8:00AM   Publisher's Showcases
    Alfred Publishing Company | Grand Ballroom IJ
    Hal Leonard Corporation | Grand Ballroom CD
    Music Development Program | Grand Ballroom GH
   

Yellow Cat Music Publishing | Lilac AC

     
9:00AM   Welcome/Announcements/Introductions | Grand Ballroom EF
     
9:15AM   Keynote Address Franz Liszt as the Cultural Ambassador of the 19th Century: 
    Alan Walker | Grand Ballroom EF
     
10:00AM    Panel Discussion A Conversation with Leaders in Piano Pedagogy from Around the World, Representing China, Korea, Australia, Canada, European Union (Germany), and Latin America:
    Moderated by Andrew Hisey | Grand Ballroom EF
     
11:00AM   Break
     
11:15AM   Workshops (Choose One)
    The Dynamics of Group Teaching: Gail Berenson, Sylvia Coats, Christopher Fisher | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
    The Top 40: Intermediate to Lower-Advanced Core Piano Literature: Jane Magrath | Grand Ballroom CD
     
    Dedicated Adult Students: The Inside Scoop from Earnest Adults about Improving Technique, Learning Important Repertoire and Pursuing Their Avocation: Michelle Conda, Jackie Edwards-Henry, Janet Finch, Ramona Kime, Pamela Pike | Grand Ballroom AB
     
    A Teacher’s Companion for All Methods: Judith Jain, Craig Sale | Grand Ballroom GH
     
    Mobile Devices and the Modern Music Teacher: Crucial Tools Wherever You Go: Linda Christensen, Michelle Sisler, Kathleen Theisen | Lilac AC
     
12:15PM   Noontime Recital Renée-Paule Gauthier and Alexandra Nguyen  | Grand Ballroom EF
     
12:15PM   Research Posters on Display until 2:00
     
1:00PM   Visit the Exhibits!
     
2:15PM   Workshops (Choose One)
    Stress-free Business Practices for Your Studio, Part 1: Wendy Stevens | Lilac BD
     
    Night Visions: A Discussion and Performance of Seldom-Encountered Nocturnes by Various Composers: Michael Landrum | Grand Ballroom GH
     
    Using Technology to Teach Expressive Performance: Accompanying Silent Movies in the Piano Studio: Penny Lazarus | Lilac AC
     
    Planning for Progressive Growth in the Intermediate Years: The New School for Music Study | Grand Ballroom AB
     
    The Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Piano Studio: Beth Bauer, Scott Price | Grand Ballroom CD
     
    Beyond Mozart, Schubert, and Brahms: Forgotten Masters of Piano Four-Hand Composition: Steve Harlos with Brad Beckman, Laura Melton, and Carolyn True | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
3:15PM   Teaching Demonstration Magic Not Required! How Planning and Persistence Produce Young Pianists: 
    Cathy Lysinger | Grand Ballroom EF
     
5:00PM   Publisher's Showcases
    FJH Music Company | Lilac AC
    Music Development Program | Grand Ballroom IJ
    Hal Leonard | Grand Ballroom CD
    Keys to Imagination | Lilac BD
     
6:00PM   Exhibits Close
     
8:00PM   Evening Concert MTNA National Piano Audition Winners | Grand Ballroom EF

Friday, July 26, 2013


7:00AM    Registration Opens | Junior Ballroom Foyer
     
8:00AM   Publisher's Showcases
    Faber Piano Adventures | Grand Ballroom CD
    Frederick Harris | Grand Ballroom IJ
    One Eye Publications | Grand Ballroom GH
    Ultimate Music Theory | Lilac AC
     
9:00AM   Announcements | Grand Ballroom EF
     
9:20AM   PEDx3 Opening Recital: Jarrod Radnich | Grand Ballroom EF
9:40AM   PEDx3 Session 1: Jarrod Radnich | Grand Ballroom EF
10:00AM   PEDx3 Session 2: Karen Zorn | Grand Ballroom EF
10:30AM   PEDx3 Session 3: Anna Hamilton | Grand Ballroom EF
     
11:00AM   Stretch
     
11:10AM   PEDx3 Session 4: Ratko Delorko | Grand Ballroom EF
11:40AM   PEDx3 Session 5: Richard Grayson | Grand Ballroom EF
     
12:15PM   Noontime Recital: Richard Grayson | Grand Ballroom EF
     
12:15PM   Research Posters on Display until 2:00
     
1:00PM   Visit the Exhibits!
     
1:00PM   Workshop
    Teaching Scenarios:  Handling the Realities of Life*
    Gail Berenson, Linda Cockey, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, William Dawson, Brenda Wristen, John Chong | Lilac AC
    *This workshop continues with break-out discussion groups.
     
2:15PM   Workshops (Choose One)
    Teaching Scenarios:  Handling the Realities of Life*
    Gail Berenson, Linda Cockey, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, William Dawson, Brenda Wristen, John Chong | Lilac AC
    *Continued from the 1:00 Session.
     
    Teaching Piano Using the Dalcroze Method
    Seung-Ji Ryu | Grand Ballroom AB
     
    The Art of Group Piano Teaching: Inspiring Creative and Resourceful Pianists
    Christopher Fisher | Grand Ballroom GH
     
    The Top 40: Intermediate to Lower-Advanced Core Piano Literature
    Jane Magrath | Grand Ballroom CD
     
    Energize Your Student Recitals: 12 Strategies for Success
    Melody Bober | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
    Beyond the Piano Studio: How to Make Engaging Instructional Videos for Your Students
    Mario Ajero, Shana Kirk, Stella Sick | Lilac BD
     
3:15PM   Teaching Demonstration: Master Class with MTNA Audition Winners
    Peter Mack | Grand Ballroom EF
     
5:00PM   Publisher's Showcases
    Frederick Harris | Grand Ballroom CD
    Novus Via Music | Grand Ballroom IJ
    Willis Piano Music | Grand Ballroom GH
    Yamaha | Lilac AC
     
6:00PM   Banquet Honoring Marvin Blickenstaff
    6:00 Reception; 6:30 Dinner and Program
    Tickets are $100. $25 of each ticket benefits the New School for Music Study’s Sara Faye Blickenstaff Memorial Scholarship Fund.
     
6:30PM   Exhibits Close
     
8:30PM   Evening Concert: Hando Nahkur, Conference Artist | Grand Ballroom EF
     

Saturday, July 27, 2013


7:30AM    Registration Opens | Junior Ballroom Foyer
     
8:00AM   Publisher's Showcases
    Alfred Publishing Company | Grand Ballroom IJ
    Neil A. Kjos Music Company | Grand Ballroom CD
    Hal Leonard | Grand Ballroom GH
    Yamaha | Lilac BD
     
9:00AM   Announcements | Grand Ballroom EF
     
9:30AM   Keynote Address: The Road Ahead: Piano study for the next generation
    Pete Jutras | Grand Ballroom EF
     
10:15AM   Teaching Demonstration: It’s Only Natural: Planting the Seeds for Growth in Elementary Teaching
    Amy Glennon, Angela Triandafillou | Grand Ballroom EF
     
11:00AM   Break
     
11:15AM   Workshops (Choose One)
    Energize Your Student Recitals: 12 Strategies for Success
    Melody Bober | Grand Ballroom CD
     
    The History of the Piano
    Ratko Delorko | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
    Singing Through Your Instrument
    Scott Donald, Klondike Steadman | Grand Ballroom AB
     
    Fresh Impressions: Examining the Interview Process
    Rebecca Pennington | Grand Ballroom GH
     
    Stress-free Business Practices for Your Studio, Part 2
    Wendy Stevens | Lilac AC
     
12:15PM   Noontime Recital: Sean Chen, American Pianists Association 2013 Fellow | Grand Ballroom EF
     
1:00PM   Teaching Demonstration: A Multi-Perspective Master Class
    Hando Nahkur, Kathleen Riley, Julie Jaffee Nagel | Grand Ballroom EF
     
1:30PM   Exhibits Close
     
2:30PM   Workshops (Choose One)
    Shall we improvise? Teaching basic improvisation to your students
    Richard Grayson | Lilac AC
     
    Planning for Progressive Growth in the Intermediate Years
    The New School for Music Study | Grand Ballroom AB
     
    Pedagogical Strategies for Children with Special Needs
    Melissa Martiros | Grand Ballroom IJ
     
    Healthy Technique: Finding Physical Ease at the Piano
    Kent McWilliams | Grand Ballroom CD
     
    Building Firm Foundations for Music Literacy
    Janna Olson | Grand Ballroom GH
     
3:30PM   Closing Recital: Tony Caramia | Grand Ballroom EF