2019 Conference, November 1-2, EIU


Make plans now to attend our conference at Eastern Illinois University, November 1-2, 2019.

Click here to view a full conference schedule.

Click here to watch ISMTA President Christopher Goldston give a sneak preview of the conference facilities at EIU.

Scroll to the bottom of this page and click "2019 Conference Book" to view or download the book.

Conference Artists

The 2019 Conference Artists will be Ralph Votapek and Noreen Wenjen.

Ralph Votapek was the first winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He has served as Artist-in-Residence at Michigan State University where he is currently Professor Emeritus of Piano at the College of Music. He will present a recital in the evening of Friday November 1st, and a masterclass on Saturday November 2nd. Learn more about Ralph Votapek on his website here.

Noreen Wenjen, NCTM, is the President of the California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT).  She also serves on the MTNA AMT Editorial Committee for their national magazine American Music Teacher. She has recently authored the book Two-Year Waitlist: An Entrepreneurial Guide for Music Teachers, which will also be the title of her conference presentation. Learn more about Noreen Wenjen by visiting her website here.

Stay tuned for registration info, hotel booking, and more.

Doudna Fine Arts Center

This facility, renovated in 2008, is truly a work of art in itself. In addition to watching the video linked above, you may also visit the Doudna Fine Arts Center website here, or enjoy perusing the following photos of the building exterior and interior:

2018 ISMTA Conference Book Digital Edition