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2011 State Conference

The 2011 CSMTA State Conference will be held at the First Congregational Church, (1009 Main Street, Branford, CT), on October 29, 2011, hosted by the New Haven Chapter.

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Conference Schedule

MORNING SESSION
8:15-8:45 AM Registration, browse exhibits & "Coffee And..."
8:45-8:50 AM Welcoming Remarks
Linda Franklin Biggs, President, New Haven Chapter
Kathleen Theisen, NCTM, President, CSMTA
8:50-9:30 AM Dr. Robert Blocker, Dean, Yale School of Music
Lecture and Q&A
9:30-11:00 AM Joyce Grill, NCTM, Past-President, Wisconsin State MTA
From Alfred, Bastien, Clark to Albeniz, Brahms, Chopin. How Do We Get There?
11:00-11:15 AM BREAK, browse exhibits
11:15-11:30 AM Piano Performance
featuring CSMTA Competition winners
11:30 AM-12:30 PM CATERED LUNCH BUFFET
AFTERNOON SESSION
12:30-12:45 PM CSMTA Annual Meeting
Kathleen Theisen, NCTM, President, CSMTA
12:45-2:15 PM Peggy Flanagan Baird, Huntsville, Alabama MTA
Improving Your Recital from Beginning, to Middle, to End
Lecture and Performance
Ingeborg Schimmer, Piano
2:15-3:30 PM Joyce Grill, NCTM, Past President, Wisconsin State MTA Pedagogy This and That
3:30-3:45 PM BREAK, browse exhibits
3:45-5:15 PM Paul Sheftel, Juilliard School, New York, NY
Technology Meets Piano Pedagogy
Lecture and Demonstration
5:15 Concluding remarks and time to browse exhibits
End of Conference

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