2016 ISMTA Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule

Friday, Nov. 4

7:30 – 5:00…………..Registration, Presser Hall, Foyer

9:00-5:00…………….Exhibits in the entrance hall of Presser Hall

8:00 – 9:45…………..Board Meeting, Presser Hall, Room 161

10:00 – 10:30……….General Meeting/Announcements, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

10:45 – 11:45……….Pedagogy Session with Dr. Tony Caramia:  “Jazzy Students,”   Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium 

12:00 – 12:50……….Group Piano Panel, Presser Hall, room 161
                              Bruce Berr, Chris Goldston, Jennifer Merry, Susan Osborn-moderator 

1:00 – 2:00……….….Box Lunches, pick up pre-ordered lunch in the Smith Reception Room off the entry hall of Presser Hall

                                   Open Discussion for:

                                   (a) Certification:  Presser Hall, Room 167

                                   (b) A.I.M. Local Chairs:  Presser Hall, Room 161  

                                   (c) Local Presidents:  Presser Hall, Room 258

                                   (d)  Collegiate Mentor Program:  Presser Hall, Room 308

2:00 – 2:50……….….Session 1:

  • Before, During and Beyond: Musical Experiences for the Young Piano Student. Kathlyn Sbarboro, Presser Hall, Room 161
  • Color and Transformation:  Liszt’s Music for Two Pianos. Dr. Dan Horn and Alexander Djordjevik, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

3:00 – 3:50…………..Session 2:

  • The Whole Piano is Mine! Attractive and Motivating Piano Pieces for Today’s Beginners. Dr. Maria Horvath, Presser Hall, Room 161
  • Integrating Tai Chi Principles into Piano Playing.  Dr. Jing Chang, Presser Hall, Room 258

4:00 – 4:50…………...Session 3:

  • Playing Beyond the Dots: Discovering Freedom in Performance through Early Recordings. Dr. Geoffrey Duce, Presser Hall, Room 161
  • Practicing Well and Living Well to Stay Well and Play Well. Dr. Ronald YaDeau, Presser Hall, Room 258

5:15 – 7:15…………ISMTA Annual Banquet, Memorial Center, Joslin Atrium

7:30 – 8:45…………Tony Caramia Recital, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

 

Saturday, November 5

7:30-5:00……….Registration, Presser Hall Foyer

8:00 – 5:30……….ISMTA and MTNA Competitions

                                  a) MTNA Junior Piano, 8:00-3:15, Presser Hall, 308

                                  b) ISMTA Senior Piano, 3:30-5:30, Presser Hall, 308

                                  c) ISMTA Junior Piano, 9:00 – 12:00, Evelyn Chapel

                                  d) ISMTA Collegiate Piano, 1:00 – 5:00 Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

9:00 – 5:00……...…Exhibits in the entrance hall of Presser Hall

9:00-10:00………….Collegiate Poster Session Exhibits, Presser Hall Lower Level Student Lounge:
                                Illinois State University: Rachel Pinto, Kinza Hagerup
                                Northwestern University: Yiyi Chen, Sean Yeh, Chen-Shen Fan, Tonia Miki
                                University of Illinois: Eunhae Choi, So Jung Kwak
                                Western Illinois University: Brian Kalina, Paul Rich
                                
9:00 – 10:00…….. AIM Session, Presser Hall, room 258:
  

10:00 – 11:20…….Master Class with Tony Caramia, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

11:30 – 12:30…….Illinois Wesleyan Faculty Recital, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

12:30 – 2:00………Lunch, Memorial Center, Joslin Atrium

                                Exhibits and Collegiate Poster Sessions: entrance hall of Presser Hall and Lower Level Student Lounge

2:00 – 2:50………..Session 4:

  • The Business of Being a Pianist. Dr. Joseph Welch, Presser Hall, Room 161
  • Teaching Piano Should Imply Teaching Injury Prevention in Practice and Performance. Dr. Janice Razaq, Presser Hall, Room 258

 3:00 – 3:50……….Session 5:

  • The Science of Learning Repertoire. Dr. Jonathan Bowman, Presser Hall, Room 161
  • Fearless Performing. Dr. Kate Carter, Presser Hall, Room 258

4:00 – 4:50………..Session 6:

  • Peer Mentoring: Enhancing Educational Development in Young Teaching Artists. Dr. Marcia Bosits, Presser Hall, Room 161
  • Developing Expressive Performance. Dr. Lori Rhoden.  Presser Hall, Room 258

5:30-6:30………..Competition Winners Recital, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

Sunday, November 6

8:00 – 5:00…………………… MTNA Competitions

                                a) MTNA non piano solo instrumental, 8:00-5:30, Presser Hall, Room 308

                                b) MTNA Young Artist Piano, 9:00-3:30, Presser Hall, Westbrook Auditorium

                                c) MTNA Senior Piano, 8:00-5:30, Presser Hall, Room 161