Idaho Music Teachers Association



Past Conferences

2007 State Conference

Downtown Boise

October 5-6, 2007
Downtown Boise

Dunkley Music Recital Hall
410 South Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702

Conference Clinician

Martha F. Hilley � Professor, Group Piano and Pedagogy, University of Texas at Austin

Visiting Dignitaries

Gail Berenson, NCTM – MTNA President
Kenneth J. Christensen – NW Division Director

Conference Schedule

Friday, October 5th 2007

8:00 a.m.Registration
8:30 a.m.WelcomeR. David French
8:45 a.m.Repertoire and Theory: Just Like Peanut Butter and JellyMartha F. Hilley
9:45 a.m.Break
10:00 a.m.Scarlatti: Expression on both Harpsichord and PianoDavid Tacher
11:00 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m.Dave’s Open MikeR. David French
12:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m.Improvisation Is a Skill We Owe Our StudentsMartha F. Hilley
2:00 p.m.Sonatina SparkleKenneth J. Christensen
3:00 p.m.Break
3:15 p.m.IMTA Annual MeetingR. David French
4:45 p.m.Break
5:00 p.m.Honors Recital
6:00 p.m.Dinner(on your own)
7:30 p.m.Members Recital and Awards Reception

Saturday, October 6th 2007

9:00 a.m.Teaching Pieces by Reed BurkholderReed Burkholder
10:00 a.m.Beginner and Intermediate Master ClassMartha F. Hilley
11:00 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m.Discoveries that have transformed piano instruction in the 21st centuryGail Berenson
12:15 p.m.Lunch
1:45 p.m.Advanced Master ClassKenneth J. Christensen
2:45 p.m.Break
3:00 p.m.Using Computers & Technology in the Independent StudioMartha F. Hilley
4:00 p.m.ClosingR. David French