2005 State Conference

Our 2005 conference was held November 18-19, 2005 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Boise. Keith Snell from KJOS publishers presented four sessions with emphasis on Certificate of Merit repertoire and Piano Town, co-written with Dianne Hidy over the last 10 years.

Photos courtesy of Sylvia Hunt Click any photo to enlarge.

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Corrine VanDyk and Linda Aufderheide
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Sylvia Hunt and Barbara Atteberry
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Marian Corron and Halimah Brugger
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Sandra and Jay Mauchley
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Gay Pool and Debbie Wallace present the benefits of MTNA Certification
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Fern Davidson, Barbara Attebery and Keith Snell
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Anne and Reed Burkholder
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Linda Aufderheide
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Music for Young Children representative
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Del Parkinson talks about the challenges of teaching teenagers
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Geri Harrison and Lyle Samuel explain Treasure Valley MTA's Certificate of Merit program
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Geri Harrison and Lyle Samuel explain Treasure Valley MTA's Certificate of Merit program
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Dave Tacher and Liz Holsinger
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Renee Bedont and Jill Wright
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Lyle Samuel, Reed Burkholder, Halimah Brugger, and Gay Pool
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Presenter Keith Snell
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Performers at the evening concert
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Geri Harrison and Fern Davidson
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Arthur Houle and Luann Fife
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Bonnie Lamborn and Fern Davidson
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Cheryl Beymer and Christine Rasmussen

Conference Sessions

Friday

Time Event Presenter
8:00 am Registration
8:30 am Welcome Gay Pool
8:45 am Session #1 "Piano Town" KJOS Keith Snell
10:15 am Break
10:30 am "Who Wants to be an NCTM?" Debbie Wallace
11:15 am "Get Smart" Certficate of Merit demo Gerri Harrison Lyle Samuel
12:15 pm Lunch/exhibits
1:15 pm "The Young and the Restless"Del Parkinson
2:30 pm Session #2 "Your Hit Parade" Certificate Of Merit repertoire books Keith Snell
3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm "I've Got A Secret"David French
5:00 pm Honor Concert
6-7:30 Dinner on your own
7:30 Teacher's Duo/Ensemble Concert

Saturday

Time Event Presenter
8:00 am Registration
8:30 am Session #3 This Is your Life! "Playing to Your Strengths -- A Personal Teaching Inventory". Keith Snell
9:30 am Concentration "How DO they Learn" Jill Wright
10:15 am Hallway Break
10:30 am "Match Game" Colors of Our Personalities Renae Bedont
11:00 am Master Class Intermediate Keith Snell
1:00pm Master Class Advanced Jay and Sandra Mauchley

Saturday Competitions at Boise State Recital Hall

8:00-11:30 a.m. 7 Sr. Hi Piano Students
1:15-2:30 p.m. 3 Jr. Hi Piano Students
2:45-4:30 p.m. 3 Young Artists
1:00-2:10 pm Rm. C125 2 Woodwinds

Teacher's Duo/Ensemble Concert

Friday, November 18, 2005
7:30 P.M.
Admission: $5

Souvenirs: Ballet Suite, Op. 28....Samuel Barber
Pas de Deux
Gallop
Halimah Brugger & Marion Corron, pianists

American Dance Suite (III. All the Pretty Little Horses and IV. Chicken Reel)....Julia Smith
Kristie Rue & Jill Wright, pianists

Golliwogg's Cakewalk....Claude Debussy
Heidi Naylor & Jill Wright, pianists

Variations on an Hungarian Folk Tune....Leo Weiner
Barbara Attebery & Sylvia Hunt, pianists

Anne Counsil Rag....Reed Burkholder
Sweet and Low-Down (transcription from piano rolls that Gershwin produced in the 1920's)....George Gershwin
Anne Counsil & Reed Burkholder, pianists

The Blue Danube Waltzes....Johann Strauss/Adolf Schultz-Evler (arr. Abram Chasins)
Jay & Sandy Mauchley, pianists

The Barber of Seville Overture....G. Rossini
Russian Dance ("Trépak") from the Nutcracker Suite....P. I. Tchaikowsky
Luann Fife & Arthur Houle, pianists

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