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2005 State Convention

November 5, 2005

South Church, New Britain, CT (www.southchurch.org)

8:15 - 9:00Registration
9:00 - 9:30Welcoming Remarks, Business Meeting
9:30 - 9:45David Westfall, organist
9:45 - 10:45Dr. Maurice Hinson: How to Motivate Your Students
10:45 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 11:45Jay Hickerson: Harold Arlen & Other Composers celebrating their centennial in 2005
11:45- 12:15Performers (Jr. & Sr. State winners)
12:15 - 1:15Lunch
1:15 - 2:30Lynda Metelsky: I know what I want... But my hands won't do it!
2:30 - 3:30Masterclass with Maurice Hinson
3:30 - 3:45Break
3:45 - 4:30Danny Rocks: Copyright
4:30 4:50Performer (Young Artist Winner)
4:50 - 5:15Dr. Gary Ingle: MTNA Update from the Executive Director
5:15 - 5:35Geoffrey Gordon: Commissioned Composition
5:35Closing Remarks


Pre-Registration Deadline: October 22, 2005
Please pre-register. Adequate food counts are appreciated.

Directions to South Church

From the West (New York, Danbury, Waterbury): I-84 East to Exit 35 (Route 72 East). From Route 72, take third exit (Exit9) for Main Street (to Route 71). Take next two right turns onto Chestnut Street. Church is straight ahead at Chestnut and Main Streets.

From the North and East (Boston, Springfi eld, Hartford and east-of-river towns): I-84 West out of Hartford to Exit 39A (a new exit) for Route 9 South to New Britain. From Route 9, take Exit 27 for Chestnut Street (a left-lane exit). Right at end of ramp onto Chestnut. Church is three blocks ahead at Chestnut and Main.

From the South (New Haven, Middletown): Route 9 North to New Britain or from I-91 in Cromwell (Exit 22N). From Route 9, take Exit 26 for Downtown New Britain. At end of ramp, proceed straight for one block to Chestnut Street. Left onto Chestnut Street. Church is straight ahead at Chestnut and Main.



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