2019-2020 Programs: Professional Development through Pedagogy, Artistry, and Entrepreneurship!
When: Meetings are on the 2nd Friday of each month except April, 2020.
Where: PianoForte Chicago, 1335 S Michigan Ave in Chicago, unless otherwise noted.
September 13, 2019
9:30 AM Pre-Program Topic: ISMTA CAMTA AIM Program, CAMTA AIM Committee
"Diagnosing Learning Styles to Foster Talent"
Christie Chiles Twillie, Professional Pianist, Theatre Director, Educator
October 11, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
November 8, 2019
9:30 AM Pre-Program Topic: Adjudicating AIM!
10:45 AM Savler Literature
Svetlana Belsky, Concert Artist, Educator, University of Chicago
December 13, 2019
"The Composer and Pianist Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831)"
Slawomir Dobrzanski, Professor of Piano, Kansas State University
January 10, 2020
"Establishing and Maintaining a Successful Piano Studio"
Christopher Narloch, Independent Piano Teacher, Performing Artist
"Music Technology: Music Teachers Guide to a 'Professional' Recording for Auditions and Competitions"
Jeremy Whetstone, PianoForte Studios
February 14, 2020
"Elementary and Intermediate Contemporary Piano Repertoire"
Louise Chan, Solo and Chamber Concert Pianist, Educator
March 13, 2020
9:30 AM Pre-Program Topic: Adjudicating Performance Techniques and AIM!
"Beethoven: A 250th Anniversary Celebration – Taking Another Look at Beethoven's Opus 10 Piano Sonatas"
Ruth Goveia, DMA, Concert Artist, Educator, Kalamazoo College
April 17, 2020 (THIRD FRIDAY!)
"Connecting Technique to Artistry at All Levels of Learning"
Dr. Susan Tang, Artistic Director, Educator, Northeastern University, Chicago
May 8, 2020
Aubrey Faith Slaker, Independent Piano Teacher
June 12, 2020
Surprise Guest Speaker!