Monthly Meetings and Programs

2019-2020 Programs: Professional Development through Pedagogy, Artistry, and Entrepreneurship!

When: Meetings are on the 2nd Friday of each month except April, 2020.
Where: Due to the COVID-19 mandates, meetings will be held on Zoom until further notice. Please read the CAMTA Newsletter for details.

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

Workshop: Entrepreneurship!

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!