2017 Conference Sessions

Sunday, October 8, 2017 Schedule

8:30 a.m.: Executive Board Meeting: Centennial Room
9:30 a.m.: Full Board Meeting: Centennial Room

12:00 p.m. Registration Opens Pre-Function
Vendors Open Pointe West

1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks Ottawa/Macatawa

1:05 p.m. Session: Dr. Jody Graves Ottawa/Macatawa
“Over the Barline and Through the Notes”

2:30-2:45 BREAK

2:45-3:45 IMTF Session: Dr. Timothy Shafer Ottawa/Macatawa
“The Intermediate Piano Music of Franz Liszt”

3:45-4:00 p.m. BREAK

4:00-4:15 p.m.: Business Meeting I Ottawa/Macatawa

4:15-4:30 p.m.: Brief W.U. for MMTA Winners Recital Performers

4:30 p.m. MMTA/MTNA Winners Recital Ottawa/Macatawa

6:15 p.m. Dinner On Your Own
Local Associations Dinner Centennial

7:30 p.m. Recital: Presented by Holland Piano Teachers Forum Commissioned Composers Premieres, Dr. Andrew Le Ottawa/Macatawa

9:15 p.m. Reception Hosted by Holland Piano Teachers Forum Side Bar

Monday, October 9, 2017 Schedule

7:30 a.m.: Local SAT Chairs Breakfast Meeting Centennial

8:00 a.m.: LOBBY: Registration Open
Vendors Open Pointe West

9:00 a.m.: Teacher Education Session: Playing a Different Tune: Students With Special Needs and the Private Piano Studio—Genevieve McDonald Ottawa/Macatawa

10:15 a.m. BREAK

10:30 a.m.: Masterclass Intermediate Students: Dr. Jody Graves Ottawa/Macatawa

11:45-1:00 POSTER SESSION Perimeter

11:45 a.m. Lunch On Your Own
Certification Meeting Jenison Board Room

1:00 p.m. General Session: Members of the SAT Handbook Implementation Committee: Yikes! It’s New! What Do We Do?: Gail Lytle Lira, Jacki VanderSlik, Barbara DuRussell, Diana Munch; Garik Pedersen presiding Ottawa/Macatawa

2:15 p.m. BREAK

2:30 p.m.: Dr. Jody Graves: The Heart of Performance Ottawa/Macatawa

5:00 p.m.: BREAK

5:30 p.m. CASH BAR Side Bar

6:15 p.m.: GALA DINNER Great Lakes Ballroom

8:00 p.m. CONFERENCE ARTIST RECITAL: Dr. Timothy Shafer Ottawa/Macatawa

9:30 p.m.: Reception Hosted By MMTA Side Bar

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

7:30 a.m.: Advisory Council Breakfast Meeting Jenison Board Room

9:00 a.m.: General Session: Dr. Timothy Shafer:
Principles of Interpretation Ottawa/Macatawa

10:00 a.m. Business Meeting 2 Ottawa/Macatawa

10:10 a.m. BREAK

10:30 a.m.: Advanced Student Master Class: Dr. Timothy Shafer Ottawa/Macatawa

12:00 p.m. Conference Ends