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Wednesday, July 26

2:15 pm Healthy Problem Solving in the Piano Studio

2:30 pm Carving Out Your Own Career Path

2:30 pm Integrating Technology in the Piano Studio for Children with Special Needs

3:50 pm How Loose is Too Loose? What Keyboard Teachers Need to Know About Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

4:00 pm Pre-College Collaborative Experiences - A Path to a Lifetime of Music-Making

4:00 pm Lightning Talks: How I Got the Most Out of My Degree Program

4:15 pm The Eyes Have It!

4:45 pm Where the Toadmap Ends: How (and when) to leave method books behind
4:45 pm Where the Toadmap Ends: How (and when) to leave method books behind (second handout)

4:55 pm What does Mental Health Have to do with Teaching Music? (Answer: Everything!)

5:00 pm First Steps in Collaboration

Thursday, July 27

9:00 am What Lies Beneath: Teaching Intermediate Students about Structure, Rhythmic Impulse, and Melodic Content in Bass Lines

9:00 am Lost in Translation: Helping Students Connect to thier Repertoire through the Subtleties of Musical Languages

9:00 am Help! I have a Student Who...

9:00 am Pedagogy Pics: Students Caught in the Act of Being Themselves

11:45 am Research Poster: Taubman and Alexander Technique

11:45 am Research Poster: One-to-One Devices in University Group Piano: Effect of Interactive and Static Technology on Student Perceptions of Motivation and Achievement

11:45 am Research Poster: A Review of Intergenerational Music Program Research & Descriptive Articles from 1980 to 2016

1:30 pm Teaching Music by Encouraging Creative Engagement
1:30 pm Teaching Music by Encouraging Creative Engagement (powerpoint)

3:30 pm El Sistema's Inspired Joy of Community in the Piano Studio

Friday, July 28

8:00 am Strike a Chord showcase

9:00 am Application of Creative Engagement Practices for the Studio

9:00 am How to Go Beyond the Page to Help Guide a Student Musically and Technically

1:30 pm Celebrating The Spectrum: A Festival of Music and Life

3:30 pm and the Ear: Applying Principles of the Suzuki Method to Reading Based Teaching

3:30 pm Music Alive! Sounds that Move, Pictures that Sing

3:30 pm Training Four Skills for Improvisation: Ear, Muscle Memory, Brain, and Heartraining Four Skills for Improvisation: Ear, Muscle Memory, Brain, and Heart

Saturday, July 29

9:00 am Eyes, Ears, Needs, and Notes

9:00 am Don't Write the Epitaph Just Yet: Strategies for a Classical Music Revolution

9:00 am A Teaching Toolbox for Total Technique and Productive Practice at the PianoA Teaching Toolbox for Total Technique and Productive Practice at the Piano

9:00 am Nurturing the Fledgling Collaborative Pianist