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2013 Annual CSMTA State Conference

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts
1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield CT 06824

pdf file Conference Poster

pdf file Conference Registration

pdf file Conference Program

pdf file Student Showcase

Conference Schedule

8:30-9:00 Registration, Browse Exhibits, Coffee & Donuts/Fruit
9:00-9:10 Welcoming Remarks
Kathleen Theisen, NCTM, President
Connecticut State Music Teachers Association
9:10-10:00 Music for Piano Published Since 2000
Tienni Chen, Presenter
9:10-10:00 Small Breakout Group for all Independent Teachers:
Business Issues in Independent Teaching
10:10-10:50 Panel Discussions:
(1) Preparing Students for Majoring in Music
(2) "The first year" of lessons
11:00-12:15 Alexander Technique Workshop for Musicians & Teachers
Elizabeth Huebner, Presenter
12:15-1:00 LUNCH
1:00-1:15 Annual Business Meeting of the Association
1:15-2:00 World Premiere Performance: Title TBA, for mezzo, oboe, guitar and percussion
Gregory Mertl, 2013-2014 Commissioned Composer
2:00-3:15 Student Showcase Performances
2:10-3:10 Workshop and Q&A with Eugenie Rocherolle
3:20-4:10 Breakout sessions
(1) Hands-on Harpischord Workshop with John Metz
(2) Concerns of the Independent Music Teacher: breakout groups on several topics of interest to all music teachers
(3) Discussion & Pre-Concert Talk for the students who participated in the Showcase
4:45-6:30 RECITAL by ANN SCHEIN, PIANIST
Works by Mozart, Rovel, Debussy and Chopin
One ADULT ticket to the concert is included in your conference registration

Your conference registration includes ONE ADULT TICKET (open seating) to the concert by Ann Schein.

Students who participate in the SHOWCASE will receive ONE STUDENT TICKET (open seating) to the concert by Ann Schein.

Additional tickets may be purchased from the Box Office at the Quick Center. The link will be posted on the CSMTA website.

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