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Leadership – Directory

Leadership – Directory Board of Directors Wayne Gibson, NCTM President 5201 Highland Trl. Acworth, GA 30102-2544 (770) 926-8700 Fax (770) 926-7188 waygib@aol.com Phyllis Pieffer, NCTM President-Elect 4852 Wishkah Rd. Aberdeen, WA 98520-9628 (360) 537-6863 Fax (360) 537-6852 Pianofil@techline.com Sue Holder, NCTM Vice President P.O. Box 8608 Tech Station Ruston, LA 71272 (318) 257-4200 Fax (318) […]

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Featured conference speakers and performers

Featured conference speakers and performers Sunday, March 16 Gala Speaker Keith Lockhart Keith Lockhart is conductor of the Boston Pops and Utah Symphony. Lockhart also guest conducts major orchestras throughout the world. Monday, March 17 Piano Duo Concert Cipa and Misha Dichter Internationally renowned Misha Dichter and his wife, Cipa, frequently perform duo piano recitals […]

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I Learn The Organ. . – Organ

I Learn The Organ. . – Organ – book review Karrin Ford I Learn The Organ, by Jerome Faucheur, Editions Chantraine/Theodore Presser Co. (588 N. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia, PA 19406), 2000. 67pp., $27.95. Easy. Although recent years have seen a welcome increase in the number of beginning organ method books, few may be […]

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Website features new enhancements – Association News

Website features new enhancements – Association News – Music Teachers National Association What do Mozart’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 23 in A Major and MTNA’s website have in common? The third movement from that piece is what visitors to the recently redesigned MTNA website (www.mtna.org) will hear–the concerto is part of the lively […]

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Ages and stages: is that the same child I taught last year? The adolescent student

Ages and stages: is that the same child I taught last year? The adolescent student – Pedagogy Saturday VI Kim Dolgin, speaker It is not unusual for children reaching adolescence to change in ways psychological as well as physical. The same hormonal changes that make them grow taller and sexually mature trigger brain growth that […]

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Musicians and dancers symposium in Aspen

Musicians and dancers symposium in Aspen The Twenty-Second Annual Symposium on Medical Problems of Musicians and Dancers will take place June 24-27, 2005, at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado. Hosted by the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) in conjunction with the Aspen Music Festival and School, this event will offer numerous sessions designed […]

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The Blue Piano and Other Stories

The Blue Piano and Other Stories Steve Betts The Blue Piano and Other Stories, by Carol Montparker. Amadeus Press, LLC (512 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444), 2004. 253 pp., $24.95. Carol Montparker has enriched the lives of music teachers for many years through her work as an editor and regular columnist for Clavier […]

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Eastern Division Competitions and Conference – Division Competitions 2004

Eastern Division Competitions and Conference – Division Competitions 2004 – Calendar West Virginia University Creative Arts Center * Morgantown, West Virginia * January 16-18, 2004 Competitions Chair: Debra Martin, NCTM, 983 Danby Rd., Ithaca, NY14850; home: (607)274-1562, work: (607) 274-1727; dsmartin@ithaca.edu Competitions Co-Chair and President-elect: Millie Eben 2419 Cumberland Ave., Reading, PA19606; (610) 370-2831; mgme4@ptd.net […]

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office skills for the independent music teacher

It’s all your business: office skills for the independent music teacher Beth Gigante Klingenstein Office Skills = Computer Skills Had anyone told me years ago I would someday be joined at the hip to my computer, I would have laughed. I swore never to touch one of those darn computers, thank you very much. Not […]

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Random access: smokin’ technology for your studio – Professional Resources

Random access: smokin’ technology for your studio – Professional Resources – compact disk technology in music education George F. Litterst When we speak of using technology, many of us tend to restrict the conversation to technologies that are very new or those used by a minority of teachers. This is unfortunate because we often forget […]