2017 NCKP Committees

The Committees of the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy work to research, compile, or otherwise deal with issues of ongoing significance to our participants and the piano teaching public in meaningful and substantive ways. Active NCKP committees and their members are listed below.

Collaborative Performance
Alexandra Nguyen, Chair
Jean Barr
Dana Brown
Jody Graves
Steve Harlos
Katherine Lee
Independent Music Teachers
Arlene Steffen, Chair
Immanuela Gruenberg
Gail Lew
Elissa Milne
Jason Sifford
Jodi Stewart-Moore
Collegiate Pedagogy Teaching
Courtney Crappell, Co-chair | University of Houston, Texas
Yu-Jane Yang, Co-chair | Weber State University, Utah
Bradley Beckman | University of North Texas
Diana Dumlavwalla | Florida State University
Ivan Hurd | University of Texas at San Antonio
Andrea McAlister | Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio
Carolyn True | Trinity University, Texas 
Lisa Zdechlik | University of Arizona
Samuel Holland, Ex Officio | Southern Methodist University, Texas 
Music in Early Childhood
Unoccupied, Chair
Linda Fields
Kelly Freije
Betsy Homer
Bobbi Morgan
Betty Smith
Mary Louise Wilson
Students and Young Professionals
Lesley McAllister, Chair
Michael Benson
Michelle Conda
Kellie Cunningham
Grace Choi
Scott Donald
Sara Ernst
Margaret Young
Carla Davis Cash, Co-Chair
Joann Kirchner, Co-Chair
Alejandro Cremaschi
Pete Jutras
Pamela Pike
Cynthia Stephens-Himonides
Teaching Students with Special Needs
Beth Bauer, Co-Chair
Melissa Martiros, Co-Chair
Scott Price
Richard Simensen
Derek Kealli Polischuk
Teaching Adults
Jackie Edwards-Henry, Chair
Janet Buswell-Finch
Michelle Conda
Pamela Pike
Ramona Kime
Sarah Moore
Thomas Swenson
George Litterst, Chair
Mario Ajero
Joao Paulo Casarotti
Linda Christensen
Alejandro Cremaschi
Shana Kirk
Jennifer Snow
Stella Sick
Michelle Sisler
Kathleen Theisen
Wellness for the Pianist
Vanessa Cornett, Chair
Gail Berenson
Linda Cockey
Carol Leone
Barbara Lister-Sink
Julie Jaffee Nagel
Kathleen Riley
Lois Svard
Brenda Wristen