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Wood-Ottawa Counties MTA

This recently-formed OhioMTA chapter meets in the Bowling Green area on the first Friday of each month at 10am.

President, Natalie Dehnhoff
Secretary, Lynne Long

2018-19 PROGRAM:

 

September 27, 2018

“Teacher Exchange Fest” sponsored by the Northwest District OhioMTA

Location: Simpson Building, Simpson Garden Park, BG

October 5, 2018

Field Trip to Haughawout Music Company

Location: 108 Cleveland Street, Bloomdale, OH 44817

November 2, 2018

Joint TPTA & Wood-Ottawa Meeting “Piano Rep for 4, 6, or 8 Hands”
Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church (4207 W Laskey Rd, Toledo 43623)

December 7, 2018

Discussion – “What do you do in a 30 minute lesson?” Jessica Briggs
Location: Joy Morin’s Home (19001 N Dixie Hwy, Bowling Green)

January 11, 2019

Lunch – TBA

Sat. Feb. 16, 2019

NWOMTA Piano Pedagogy Seminar, featuring Andrea McAlister

Location: BGSU

March 8, 2019

“Bach to Business” presentation by Heidi Clausius

Location: Jessica Briggs’s Home (761 Kildare Ln, Bowling Green)

April 5, 2019

[Topic TBD] by Cole Burger

Location: (The Studio Connection 1039 Haskins Road Ste H, BG)

May 3, 2019

Planning Meeting

Location: Panera (139 S Main St. in BG).

Summer

Dates to meet for lunch in June, July, and August will be organized.

EVENTS:

Wood-Ottawa Counties Recitals

Cost for participation is a one-time teacher fee of $20, which covers all three recitals.  Each teacher is allowed 11 minutes of playing time for his/her students on each recital.  Please send recital information to the chairperson by the closing date.  Include the performer’s name, age/grade, approximate skill level, number of years of lessons, title of composition, composer/arranger, and length in minutes.  Selections should be performed from memory.  Contact our Recital Chairperson, Susan Holtzscher, with any questions.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 2:15pm
Location: Bowling Green Alliance Church
Program deadline: October 31

Sunday, March 10, 2018 @ 2:15pm
Location: Bowling Green Alliance Church
Program deadline:  March 15

Student Adjudication Festival

Certain years, this event is held in collaboration with BGSU’s MTNA Collegiate Chapter. Teachers of the Wood & Ottawa Counties area are welcome to enter students in this adjudicated event, which will be judged by the student members of BGSU’s MTNA Collegiate Chapter and pedagogy students. More information will be forthcoming.