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Idaho Music Teachers Association

2006 State Conference

Professional Studio Practices & Hands On Pedagogy ~ Twin Falls, Idaho

The 2006 Conference in Twin Falls was a great success, thanks to the hard work of IMTA President David French, our presenters, and our members who traveled from far and wide to attend. If you missed out, you missed a lot...

Members CAME from all over the state of Idaho, from as far away as Post Falls.
Members LEFT with giveaways, prizes, laughs, ideas, the state membership directory, and even a cookbook by Charlotte Hillam!

Conference attendees
2006 Conference Attendees

Conference attendees
2006 Conference Attendees -- Nationally Certified Teachers of Music
Back row, left to right: Janet Folster, Gayle McKee, Cheryl Hillman, Gerri Harrison, Linda Aufderheide, Bonnie Lamborn. Front row, left to right: Marilyn Foutz, Corrine Van Dyk, Deborah Wallace, Liz Holsinger

Conference Sessions


TimeEvent Presenter
8:00am Registration
8:30am Welcome R. David French
8:45am "It's My Policy" Debbie Wallace, NCTM
9:45am Break
10:00am "Dave's Open Mike" R. David French
11:00am Break
11:15am "Let's Talk FOOD!!" Charlotte Hillam
11:30am "Filing in 4 Steps" R. David French
11:45am Musical Moment Josh Archibald-Seiffer
11:50am Photo Session
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm "The Business Of Teaching Music" Kern Holsinger
1:30pm Question and Answers...
1:45pm "Creating Your Studio Website" Heidi Leben
2:45pm Break
3:00pm IMTA Annual Meeting R. David French
4:00pm "Gimme a 'Q'" Debbie Wallace, NCTM
4:45pm Break
5:00pm Honors Recital
6:00pm Dinner - (on your own)
7:30pm Members Plus Recital


TimeEvent Presenter
8:30am MTNA National Conference Announcement R. David French
IMTA 2007 Conference Announcement
8:40am "Dave's Open Mike" R. David French
9:00am Alfred Showcase Robert Vandall, NCTM
10:00am Beginner & Intermediate Master Class Robert Vandall, NCTM
11:00am Break
11:15am "Memorizing: It Takes More Than Muscles" Robert Vandall, NCTM
12:15pm Lunch
1:45pm Collaboration Master Class Robert Vandall, NCTM
2:45pm Break
3:00pm "Making Music: Helping the Students Make a Piece Come Alive!" Robert Vandall, NCTM
4:00pm Teacher of the Year Announcement; Closing R. David French