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Greetings NWOMTA Members!

I hope your fall has been off to a great start. I am attaching the 2018-2019 OhioMTA NW District Handbook. I would like to thank Natalie Dehnhoff for her work in putting the 2018-2019 handbook together!

Also, just a reminder that the OMTA State Conference is approaching quickly. The conference will be at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH from October 18-20, 2018. There is still time to register! As always, you can visit www.nwomta.org or www.ohiomta.org for state and district information.
Have a great week!
Jessica Briggs
President, Northwest District OhioMTA

Our OMTA Northwest District is pleased to invite you to a special Fall event…


Join us for a free, half-day sharing event for area piano teachers to exchange their best teaching tips on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the Simpson Building at Simpson Garden Park in Bowling Green. The day will feature a series of fast-paced, 20-minute presentations offered by OMTA Northwest District members, culminating with a potluck lunch and round table discussion. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to share and gain fresh teaching ideas to help you and your students kick off the new school year!

To sign up for the potluck (or other volunteer duties) or view proposal submission guidelines, click here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_ARTq1eV5DyEpoMHFxzFYFIg8qZx6nHwjIj_yyDGRsE/edit?usp=sharing

We’d love for YOU to be a part of this. Hope to see you there!

Exciting new: Registration is now our available for our 2018 Piano Pedagogy Seminar, to be held Saturday, February 10 at Bowling Green State University. Our guest clinician will be Dr. Helen Marlais.

Dr. Marlais is one of the most prolific authors in the field of educational piano books and an exclusive writer for The FJH Music Company Inc. The critically acclaimed and award-winning piano series, Succeeding at the Piano® A Method for Everyone, Succeeding with the Masters®, The Festival Collection®, In Recital®, Sight Reading and Rhythm Every Day®, Write, Play, and Hear Your Theory Every Day®, and The FJH Contemporary Keyboard Editions, among others, included in The FJH Pianist’s Curriculum® by Helen Marlais, are designed to guide students from the beginner through advanced levels. Dr. Marlais has given pedagogical workshops in virtually every state in the country and is an FJH showcase presenter at the national piano teachers’ conventions. See http://www.helenmarlais.com/biography.htm for further details.

Download the registration form here: Pedagogy Seminar Registration Form

Hope to see you there!