Idaho Music Teachers Association



Past Conferences

2008 State Conference

Friday-Saturday, October 10-11, 2008

Hemingway Center at Boise State University

Guest Clinician: Sandra Soderlund, author of How Did They Play? How Did They Teach? A History of Keyboard Technique

Sandra Soderlund is primarily an organist although she also performs on harpsichord and both modern and early piano. She teaches harpsichord and organ at Mills College in Oakland, California. Dr. Soderlund holds degrees from Stanford University, the University of Southern California, and Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas. She is the editor of scholarly editions of keyboard works and the author of How Did They Play? How Did They Teach? A History of Keyboard Technique. She has written articles on performance practices and guides to the pipe organ for children and adults. She has recorded for Arkay and Albany Records.

Visit Sandra Soderlund’s Website

Conference Schedule

Friday, October 10, 2008

8:00 amNew Registration
8:15 amPick up badges for those pre-registered
8:30 amWelcome ceremony
8:45 amPerformance Stress and AnxietyJanet Folster
9:45 amBreak, door prize drawing
10:00 amWellness Topic
11:00 amStretch and visit break
11:15 amForum discussions: What’s new from National
12:15 pmLunch
1:15 pmAnnual Business Meeting
2:45 pmBreak, door prize drawing
3:00 pmShowcase
3:45 pmMaster Class
4:45 pmBreak
5:00 pmStudent Honors Recital
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pmOrgan RecitalSandra Soderlund

Saturday, October 11, 2008

8:00 amNew Registration
8:30 amWelcome ceremony
8:45 amThe First PianistsSandra Soderlund
10:00 amBreak, door prize drawing
10:15 amThe First Pianists, continuedSandra Soderlund
11:15 amStretch and visit break
11:30 amPracticing: More than You Wanted To Know
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pmUndiscovered Late-Intermediate PianoJonathan Mann
2:30 pmBreak and door prize
2:45 pmMaster Class
3:45 pmBreak
4:30 pmIMTA Member Recital
5:30 pmReception and closing