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Wednesday, July 24

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Thursday, July 25

8:00-8:50 am  Publisher Showcases
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
9:00-9:50 am  Workshop Sessions
Wynn-Anne Rossi
Jazzy Notes and Wild Stories
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Vanessa Cornett, Jessica Johnson, Brenda Wristen
Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask Before Assisting Others
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Leah Claiborne
Leveling Piano Music By Black Composers
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Todd Van Kekerix
Elvina Pearce: An Excursion Through the Life and Contributions of a Piano Pedagogue
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
Christopher Fisher and Katherine Fisher
The Secret Ingredient to Piano Teaching Success: The Powerful Role of Parents
Location: Magnolia A
Laura Silva
The Power of Piano Ensembles: Building Collaboration, Musicianship and Community
Location: Magnolia BC
Michelle Conda, Yeeseon Kwon, & Thomas Swenson
Teaching Demonstration: Adult Students and their Facilitators
Location: Cypress AB
9:00-9:25
A
drienne Wiley
Undiscovered Gems of Canadian Pedagogical Piano Literature: The Piano Works of Violet Archer, Jean Coulthard, and Barbara Pentland
Location: Lilac B
9:25-9:50
S
oojung Jeon and Yoonsook Song
Time for Two!: Succeeding with Piano Duet
Location: Lilac B
9:00-9:25
S
ean Hutchins
Cognitive Benefits of Early Childhood Music Training
Location: Lilac C
9:25-9:50
Garinee Garmanian Jording
The Professional Identity of Independent Piano Teachers
Location: Lilac C
Wendy Richards
Piano Lessons in the Dark
Location: Lilac D
10:00-11:00 am  Keynote Address
Karen Brooks Hopkins
The Power of 88 Keys: Unlocking Hearts and Minds
Location: Grand Ballroom EF
11:15-12:15 pm  Teaching Demonstration
Location: Grand Ballroom EF
12:15-1:30 pm  Poster Sessions
Location: Junior Ballroom Foyer
1:30-2:20 pm  Workshop Sessions
Cole Burger
Beginning and Early Intermediate Piano Music by Female Composers
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Beth Bauer, Scott Price, Derek Polischuk
Inclusive Piano Teaching—Same Lesson, Different Pedagogy, Your Questions WITH Answers
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
1:30-1:55
Diana Dumlavwalla
Striving for Excellence in Online Pedagogy: Characteristics of Expert Teachers Using the Video-Conferencing Format
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
1:55-2:20
Penny Lazarus
When our Piano Students Inspire Others: The Socially Conscious Piano Studio
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Andrew Rathburn and Jeremy Siskind
Footprints in the Snow: Exploring Debussy's Preludes through Improvisation
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
1:30-1:55
Joann Kirchner and Eun Hae Yun
Promoting Mindful Practice
Location: Magnolia A
1:55-2:20
Rachel Fritz and Catherine Walby
Community Music Schools As Advocates For Social Justice
Location: Magnolia A 
John Mortensen
Six Rainy Day Activities for Learning Baroque Improvisation
Location: Magnolia BC
George Litterst and Shana Kirk
The World Is Our Village: Streaming Recitals to an Online Audience
Location: Cypress AB
1:30-1:55
Maria Confer, Taae Hamid, Elizabeth Jackson, Evan McAuley, Angelica Rendek, Laura Silva, Joseph Stacy, and Alexandra Taggart
Creating Art in the Community: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Location: Lilac B
1:55-2:20
Ruby Chou and Margaret M. Young
Bridging the Gap: Designing Keyboard Skills Curricula for Future Music Majors
Location: Lilac B
Gail Berenson and Linda Cockey
Bringing 1990's Wellness Strategies into the Present: Looking at their Relevance from Today's Perspective

Location: Lilac C
Lesley McAllister
Facing Fear: Anxiety and the Adolescent Student
Location: Lilac D
 2:30-4:20 pm  PEDx9
Alma Deutscher, George Litterst, and Shana Kirk
Tea with Alma: A Long Distance Musical Experience
Scott Donald and Jeremy Siskind
Teaching in Lebanon
Bryann Burgess
Rethinking disABILITIES and Music Education, A young woman with Down Syndrome shares her insights and reflections of her musical journey thus far
Nicholas Phillips
#45miniatures Project
Lara Downes
4:30-5:20 pm Publisher Showcases
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
7:30-9:00 pm Concert
Angela Cheng and Alvin Chow
Sponsored by Steinway & Sons

Location: Grand Ballroom EF

Friday, July 26

8:00-8:50 am Publisher Showcases
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
9:00-9:50 am Workshop Sessions
Christopher Norton
Mixing it up - different approaches to the teaching of improvisation
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Davis Dorrough, Olivia Ellis, Marji Fint, Angela Marshall, and Jennifer Walschap
Build Your Dream Job! How Five Teachers from the Same Pedagogy Program Customized Their Careers
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Fred Karpoff
Balancing Clarity and Resonance With Artistic Pedaling
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Lisa Bastien
The Bastien Family: A Tribute to Jane and Jim Bastien
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
9:00-9:25
Joseph Stacy
Progressive Lessons: How Our Music Careers Can Combat Social Injustice
Location: Magnolia A
9:25-9:50
Alicia Caicedo-Cavazos
The Health Aware Piano Student: Suggestions for Health Information Delivery in University Music Programs
Location: Magnolia A
Pamela Pike
Serious Learning – Serious Fun! Strategies for Making Music with Older Adults
Location: Magnolia BC
Beth Bauer and Scott Price
Teaching Repertoire to Special Learners: Practical Solutions
Location: Lilac B
9:00-9:25
Barbara Fast
Change it UP!: Interleaving Practice – What it is, Why it works
Location: Lilac C
9:25-9:50
Carla Davis Cash, Brooke Trapp, and Qin Ling
Effects of Recreational Piano Instruction on Brain Function in Adult Novices
Location: Lilac C
Nicola Cantan
The Five Foundations of Successful Preschool Piano Teaching

Location: Lilac D
10:00-11:00am Keynote Address
Alan Walker
Fryderyk Chopin: the Copernicus of the Piano

Location: Grand Ballroom EF
11:15-12:15pm Concert
Lara Downes
Location: Grand Ballroom EF
12:15-1:30pm Poster Sessions
Location: Junior Ballroom Foyer
1:30-2:20pm Workshop Sessions
Lois Svard
The Musical World of Infants: What It Can Tell Us About How Children Actually Learn Music

Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Glenn Utsch
What, No Joplin? Exploring the "Other" Early Ragtime Pianists and Expanding the Piano Repertoire
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
1:30-1:55
Jennifer Eklund
Strategies for Successfully Teaching Teens

Location: Grand Ballroom GH
1:55-2:20
Michael Clark
Reflecting What's Right in Your Playing: An Introduction to Mirror Practice

Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Lightning Talks

David N. Bower - The American Guild of Organists National Committee on The New Organist (CONO): Opportunities for Pianists to Acquire Basic Proficiency on the Pipe Organ

Kristin Cahill - bitKlavier: Reimagining the Piano

Amy Chaplin Evernote for the Independent Music Teacher

Barbara Fast Keep Your Cell Phone Out: Technology that Transforms Traditional Practicing and Teaching

Rachel D. HahnDo You Validate? Parking National Core Arts Standards in Elementary Piano

Ivan Hurd1-2-Ready-Go!: Applying Group Teaching Skills in the Private Lesson

Charlene Shelzi JarvisDogfooding - An Essential Staple in Your Studio Diet

Nicolas LiraAll Blues | Blues for All: Composing Contrafacts with Young Improvisers

McKenzie PauschGame-Based Learning: Mundane Tasks Transformed

Location: IJ
Immanuela Gruenberg
Secrets and Dilemmas From a Music Editor’s Desk
Location: Magnolia A
Janet Tschida
Elementary Level Chording for Sing-Alongs and Accompanying

Location: Magnolia BC
João Paulo Casarotti and Stella Sick
Online Piano Lessons 301: Teaching Demonstration - Mastering the Medium
Location: Cypress AB
1:30-1:55
Kotova Svetlana
Chilean Music for Young Pianists

Location: Lilac B
1:55-2:20
Amber Yiu-Hsuan Liao
Promoting Equity in Concert Programming: Piano Solo Works by Asian Female Composers
Location: Lilac B
Diane Hidy and Michelle Lifshitz
Beyond Boys and Girls: Ten Proven Ways to Make Wise Choices For Your Students Without Resorting to Gender Cliches
Location: Lilac D
2:30-4:20 pm PEDx9
Latitude 49
Danny Jenkins
Transformative Public Music Theory
Tim Topham
What I've learnt from 150+ podcast interviews...and counting
Dan Tepfer
4:30-5:20 pm Publisher Showcases
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
6:00-8:15 pm 20th Anniversary Banquet
Location: Lilac AC
8:30-9:30pm Concert
Dan Tepfer
Location: Grand Ballroom EF

Saturday, July 27

8:00-8:50 am Publisher Showcases
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
9:00-9:50 am Workshop Sessions
Nancy Bachus
Clara Schumann—A 21st Century Role Model
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Elaina Burns, Marilyn Lowe, Janet Tschida, Arlene Steffen, Linda Fields, Jodi Stewart-Moore
The Successful Group Lesson: Working with Beginners

Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Susan Osborn
The Score Speaks: Teaching Interpretation Through Score Mapping

Location: Grand Ballroom GH
Spencer Myer
Muscle Memory: Friend or Foe?
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
Clinton Pratt
Let’s Make Something Up! A Universal Approach to Improvisation
Location: Magnolia BC
Donna Gunn
Discoveries from the Fortepiano: A Modern Pianist’s Journey
Location: Lilac B
9:00-9:25
Jonathan Kuuskoski
From A to T: Preparing Your Students for the Challenges (and Opportunities) of Tomorrow
Location: Lilac C
9:25-9:50
Natalie Doughty and Scarlette Kerr
Not Just Fun and Games: Strategic Design for Significant Learning

Location: Lilac C
9:00-9:25
Michael Rector
Flipping the Private Piano Studio
Location: Lilac D
9:25-9:50
Vanessa Cornett
The Riddle of the Pianist’s Paradox
Location: Lilac D
10:00-11:45 am Teaching Demonstration
Location: Grand Ballroom EF
12:00-1:30 pm Exhibit Hall Time
Location: Junior Ballroom
1:30-2:20 pm Workshop Sessions
Phyllis Alpert Lehrer
Embracing Complexity: Explorations along the Pianists' Path
Location: Grand Ballroom AB
Amy Gillingham, Kimberly Lazzeri, Christina Lalog Seal, and Richard Van Dyke
Dedication: Creative Programming for a Collaborative Recital
Location: Grand Ballroom CD
Nancy O'Neill Breth
Goodbye Tears and Tantrums: A Fresh Look at Practicing
Location: Grand Ballroom GH
1:30-1:55
Sophie Wang

Worth A Thousand Words: Poulenc’s Musical Depictions in Les Soirées de Nazelles
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
1:55-2:20
Verena Abufaiad

The Guia Prático for Solo Piano by Heitor Villa-Lobos: Performance and Pedagogical Approach
Location: Grand Ballroom IJ
Janet Tschida
Rhythmic Revolution
Location: Magnolia A
Debra Perez
Teaching Adult Beginners in Groups: How to Create Enjoyable Musical Experiences in Every Class

Location: Magnolia BC
1:30-1:55
Morgan Murdock Kline

Kids & Counterpoint: Teaching Off the Bench
Location: Lilac B
1:55-2:20
Huiyun Liang

Seeing the Unobservable: An Exploratory Study of Incorporating Video Modeling into Piano Teaching
Location: Lilac B
Kayia Baker and Amy Seibert
Teaching Piano in Urban Environments
Location: Lilac C
1:30-1:55
Susan Bruckner

Music and Neuroscience: Towards a Return to the Core Curriculum
Location: Lilac D
1:55-2:20
Gloria Tham-Haines

Trust-Based Relational Intervention(R) Strategies for the Trauma-Informed Piano Studio
Location: Lilac D