Convention Program Book - Texas Music Teachers Association
10 Danise Gallaway Side-By-Side Friday, 2:30 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Danise Gallaway, Ph.D., is an independent teacher who mentors new teachers and whose students consistently earn awards at festivals and competitions. She has presented at international, national, and state conferences and has had articles published in Keyboard Companion. Susan Geffen, NCTM Describing the Indescribable: Using Precise Language to Enhance Musical Communication and Collaboration Saturday, 12:30 PM in Maverick Susan Geffen is a Managing Editor of Clavier Companion and an experienced music educator. Her pupils include young children, as well as seniors, and she is an active writer, adjudicator, presenter, and RMM teacher. Eka Gogichashvili Practice Time on Demand?! What Does Efficient Practice Really Mean? Sunday, 12:30 PM in Maverick Dr. Eka Gogichashvili serves as Associate Professor of Violin at Baylor University. She has a full studio, and she teaches chamber music, violin methods and violin orchestral excerpts classes. She has appeared in numerous performances as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra violinist, and she has performed and conducted master classes throughout Europe, as well as in the United States. Steven Hall It Takes Two to Tango? or Tangle? Sunday, 12:30 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Steven Hall, pianist, teacher, and clinician, has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Taiwan. He is President of BPC Recording, co-founder of Brandeis Piano Conservatory in Richardson, Texas, and Clavier Companion’s Editor of CD/ DVD reviews. Celinda Hallbauer, NCTM New Ensemble Music Teacher Reading Session Friday, 2:30 PM in Vandergriff Sunday, 9:30 AM in Vandergriff Celinda Hallbauer is currently serving MTNA as Secretary/Treasurer. She is a Past President of TMTA and was named Teacher of the Year in 2004. Hallbauer is Professor of Music at Central Texas College in Killeen where she has concentrated on building their music program for the past sixteen years. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Music degree from Baylor University. Terry Lynn Hudson Do We HAVE to Take Piano? (Motivating Collegiate Class Piano Students) Saturday, 3:30 PM in Maverick Dr. Terry Lynn Hudson has been a faculty member at Baylor University for fifteen years. Her primary position duties include teaching applied and group piano and serving as Director of Secondary Keyboard Studies. Arsentiy Kharitonov Guest Artist Recital Friday, 7 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Piano Master Class Saturday, 9:30 AM in Enterprise 7-8 The winner of numerous national and international competitions, including the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in Los Angeles, Arsentiy Kharitonov has been heard in solo recitals and with orchestras worldwide. He initially began studying piano at age of eight in his native Russia. In 2008, Kharitonov received his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Northwestern State University and embarked into an Artist Certificate Program at the University of North Texas. Currently, Arsentiy is finishing his Master of Music degree under the tutelage of Professor Joseph Banowetz. Anna Kiefer Arts Advocacy Workshop Saturday, 9:30 AM in Filmmakers Anna Kiefer is the current Arts Awareness and Advocacy Chair for TMTA. She has a large independent piano studio and is an adjunct instructor at Northeast Lakeview College. Forrest Kinney, NCTM Conference of Texas Collegiate Chapters Sunday, 12:30 PM in Filmmakers Forrest Kinney has taught music for over thirty years. He has written seventeen books on music and creativity, including the Pattern Play series on improvisation. Joann Marie Kirchner Side-By-Side Friday, 2:30 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Joann Marie Kirchner, Ph.D., is the Coordinator of Secondary Piano at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kirchner has published in American Music Teacher, Medical Problems of Performing Artists, and Keyboard Companion. The Ensemble Practice Lab is located in Glasscock.
Gayle Kowalchyk Piano Teaching Then and Now: How Students and Teachers Have Changed in the Last 88 Years Friday, 11:30 AM in Enterprise 7-8 Chicken Nuggets for the Piano Teacher’s Soul Saturday, 2 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Alfred’s Senior Keyboard Editor for Supplementary Piano Publications, Gayle Kowalchyk formerly operated a piano studio with her husband, E. L. Lancaster. A co-author of Alfred’s Premier Piano Course and Music for Little Mozarts, she holds an Ed.D. in Piano Pedagogy from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York and is on the board of advisors for Clavier Companion magazine. Rebecca Landreth, NCTM One - Two - Three - THEORY! Saturday, 11 AM in Filmmakers Theory News and Reviews Sunday, 9:30 AM in Filmmakers Rebecca Landreth took the helm of the theory program as Theory Coordinator in July of 2011 after having served as Assistant Theory Coordinator for the previous three years. She has medal winning students and has taught all levels of TMTA theory. Thomas Lanners The Art of Teaching Master Classes: Fully Engaging Both Students and Audience Friday, 1 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Dr. Thomas Lanners, Oklahoma State University Professor of Piano, has appeared as a solo and collaborative pianist, recording artist, and clinician throughout the U.S. and abroad. He holds graduate degrees from the Eastman School of Music. Annie Lin It Takes Two to Tango? or Tangle? Sunday, 12:30 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Dr. Annie Lin, pianist, is an active collaborator with an extensive repertoire. She has taught, coached, and recorded with young musicians and artists of virtually every instrument in competitions at the national and international levels. Jennifer Linn The Young and Impressionable Sunday, 9:30 AM in Enterprise 7-8 Jennifer Linn is a multi-talented pianist, teacher, composer, arranger, and clinician, and she holds the title of Manager-Educational Piano for Hal Leonard Corporation. In addition to her contributions to the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, her work includes creating and editing the newly released Journey Through the Classics series. As a clinician, she has presented workshops, master classes, and Hal Leonard showcases throughout the United States and Canada. Helen Marlais, NCTM Essentials for Success: When Students Practice and are Motivated Saturday, 12 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Helen Marlais is a master teacher and pianist. Her new method Succeeding at the Piano®, along with The FJH Pianist’s Curriculum®, motivate and guide piano students for a lifetime of enjoyment in music. Scott McAllister Closing General Session - Commissioned Composer Performance Sunday, 5 PM in Enterprise 7-8 Scott McAllister completed his doctorate in composition at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. He has received numerous commissions, performances, and awards throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia from ASCAP, The American Composers Orchestra, The Rascher Quartet, I Musici de Montreal, Charles Neidich, and many more. His music is recorded on Summit Records, Naxos, ITunes and Centaur labels. Scott McAllister is Professor of Composition at Baylor University. Artina McCain Muscle Activation Techniques: A New Solution to Performance Injuries Sunday, 11 AM in Filmmakers Dr. Artina McCain teaches at Huston-Tillotson University and is an active soloist and chamber musician. McCain has received degrees from Southern Methodist University, Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Texas at Austin. Bill Moore Opening General Session - Keynote Address Friday, 9:15 AM in Enterprise 7-8 Incorporating Performance Psychology into Your Teaching Friday, 1:30 PM in Filmmakers Dr. Moore is President of Moore Performance Consulting working with athletes, musicians, performing artists, and business professionals helping both individuals and groups perform at optimal levels when it counts. He works with the world’s finest performers and organizations in the United States and Europe. Dr. Moore is a popular speaker at international and national conferences. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Music where he teaches a graduate course in performance psychology and has written a book series for musicians called Playing Your Best When It Counts. Teachers, come and join us in the Exhibit Hall for a soft drink or margarita (must show teacher badge) as you complete your last minute purchases before the exhibits close! Sunday, 3-4 PM 11
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