Utah Music Teachers Association

UMTA Conference "Music with the Masters" Nov. 4-5, 2016

(For a PRINTABLE format of the Conference Schedule, please click the "2016 Conference Schedule" in the blue box to the right.)

FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 4, 2016

7:00-8:00 REGISTRATION
8:00-6:00 EXHIBIT HALL
8:00-8:15 WELCOME AND OPENING
8:15-9:05 DAVID GRAYSON KEYNOTE SPEAKER-"Lessons Learned from Interactions with Remarkable Musicians"
9:15-10:05 JOANNE HAROUTOUNIAN “Teaching the Artist Within Every Child Part 1”
9:30-12:00 LESSON WITH A MASTER TEACHER (pre-registration required) "Get Individual Help or Share the Time with Colleagues"
10:15-11:05 JOANNE HAROUTOUNIAN “Teaching the Artist Within Every Child Part 2”
10:15-10:45 JULIET PRESTON, NCTM/STATE AIM BOARD “Achievement in Music: Teachers and Students Grow in Achievement in Music (Introductory Session)”
11:15 – 12:15 LYDIA ARTYMIW AND DAVID GRAYSON “Tempo Markings in the Piano Music of Robert Schumann”


FRIDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 4, 2016

12:15-1:15 DANIELLE DALLAS, NCTM - TEACHER FORUM LUNCHEON
1:30-2:15 KJOS SHOWCASE WITH JOANNE HAROUTOUNIAN “Palette of Touches”
1:30 – 2:15 KEVIN OLSON, NCTM “Jazz Piano”
1:30 – 2:15 MARK MAXSON “The Music Work Station”
2:30 – 3:15 YU-JANE YANG, NCTM “What is Good Teaching?” Facilitated by CHRISTIE SOWBY
2:30 – 3:15 MARK MAXSON “Digital Audio Work Station”
1:30-5:00 LESSON WITH A MASTER TEACHER (pre-registration required) "Get Individual Help or Share the Time with Colleagues"
3:30-4:15 KERRI GREEN “Motivating from the Inside Out”
3:30 – 4:15 PAULA MANWARING, NCTM “Certification”
3:30 – 4:15 KEVIN OLSON, NCTM “Genius Bar: Teaching and Coaching Young Composers”
3:30 – 4:15 MARK MAXSON “Computer Assisted Instruction: Ear Training”
4:30-5:30 SHIJUN WANG “Intermediate Piano Master Class”
4:30 – 5:30 KEVIN OLSON, NCTM “Genius Bar: Creating Amazing Arrangements”
4:30 – 5:15 MARK MAXSON “Music Notation”
5:30-6:20 AMY CHOATE “Jazz Piano: Working with a Rhythm Section”
5:30 – 6:20 MARK MAXSON “Recording Techniques”
5:45-6:30 SHOWCASE
6:30-8:30 AWARDS BANQUET AND CONCERT BY LYDIA ARTYMIW (meal ticket required)


SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 5, 2016

7:00-8:00 UMTA Board Breakfast/Meeting
7:00-8:00 REGISTRATION
8:00-6:00 EXHIBIT HALL
8:00-8:15 WELCOME AND OPENING
8:15-9:05 JOANNE HAROUTOUNIAN “Musical Problem Solving in 10 Easy Steps”
9:15 – 10:15 LYDIA ARTYMIW AND DAVID GRAYSON “Piano Concertos of Mozart”
9:00 -12:00 LESSON WITH A MASTER TEACHER (pre-registration required) "Get Individual Help or Share the Time with Colleagues"
9:00 – 6:00 PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS HONORS RECITALS
10:30 – 12:00 LYDIA ARTYMIW “Collegiate Master Class”
10:30 – 11:10 JULIET PRESTON, NCTM/STATE AIM BOARD “Special AIM Focus - Ear Training Test Strategies and Teaching Modulation”
11:20- 12:00 PAULA MANWARING, NCTM “Certification”
11:30 – 2:00 MUSIC SCHOOL COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY FAIR/YOUNG PROFESSIONAL POSTER SESSION, LEZLEE BISHOP, NCTM, CHAIR "Come Ask Your Questions, Get Great Information, and Vote!"


SATURDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 6, 2016

12:00-1:20 STUDENT AWARDS LUNCHEON
12:00-12:30 JOANNE HAROUTOUNIAN AND HANA JANATOVA, NCTM - MUSIC AWARENESS AND ADVOCACY TEACHER LUNCHEON "MusicLink, Mundi Project, and Other Community Music Outreach Programs
12:35-1:20 UMTA AWARENESS AND ADVOCACY TRAINING
1:30-2:20 DAVID GRAYSON “Piano Music of Debussy”
1:30 – 2:20 KEN FOSTER “Hands-On Jazz”
1:30-4:30 LESSON WITH A MASTER TEACHER (pre-registration required) "Get Individual Help or Share the Time with Colleagues"
2:35-3:25 DANIEL OLSEN “Scales Every Day Keep Your Teacher’s Wrath Away”
2:35-3:25 HILARY DEMSKE, NCTM “Genius Bar: Teaching Tips for the Baroque and Classical Styles”
2:35-3:25 MARK MAXSON “Creating Music Videos and Posting Online”
3:40-4:30 ROBIN HANCOCK, NCTM “White on White: Beethoven and the Conquest of the Divine”
3:40 -4:30 NANCY ALLRED, NCTM “Genius Bar: Teaching Tips for the Romantic and Contemporary Styles”
3:40 -4:30 CHRISTIAN BOHNENSTENGEL, NCTM “Improvisation: From Folk Tunes to the Blues”
3:40-4:30 MARK MAXSON “Technology: Open Lab”
4:45-5:45 LEZLEE BISHOP, NCTM, Moderator: “Panel: Principles of Creative and Effective Practicing” Nancy Allred, Christian Bohnenstengel, Hilary Demske, Robin Hancock

Watch the UMTA Piano Performance Competitions Thursday afternoon through Saturday afternoon in the Wildcat Theater of the Shepherd Union Building.