Piano Pedagogy Seminar/Teacher Exchange Fest

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The Northwest District OMTA sponsors a Piano Pedagogy Seminar each year, usually held in Bowling Green, OH.

Northwest Ohio MTA Piano Pedagogy Seminar 2022

Saturday, October 1st, 2022, 9am-3pm
Bowling Green State University, Wolfe Center, Conrad Room
Featured Guest Clinician: Janna Williamson presenting 2 sessions on “20/20 VISION FOR TEACHERS: BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR EXPRESSIVE PERFORMANCE” and a Masterclass

There will also be LIGHTNING TALKS.

Be sure to check out some newly announced incentives below!

  1. If you invite a friend who is NOT an OMTA member, we will refund your application fee for the day. 
  2. If you are currently NOT an OMTA member and sign up for membership by September 15th, we will refund your application fee. (This does not apply to collegiate memberships since they are heavily discounted.) 
  3. College students regardless of membership status are the same fee. Please encourage your college students to attend and check us out. 

Please note the following:

  1. Our event will be held in the Conrad Room at the Wolfe Center, directly behind the Moore Musical Arts Building on the campus of BGSU.
  2. We will begin the day with our Annual meeting at 9:00 am. If you are a member, please plan to be there. We have some exciting things to discuss and would like input from as many members as possible.
  3. We will have reservations for lunch at a local restaurant (with plenty of time allowed.) Please indicate on the application form if you would like us to reserve a spot for you.
  4. Reservation deadline is September 20th.
  5. We now accept VENMO! (See details on application.)

Mark your calendar. You won’t want to miss out!

Download the registration form here: https://nwomta.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/2022-Seminar-Application-1.pdf

Past Seminars

October 9th, 2021
Bowling Green Alliance Church
Featured Guest Clinician: Amy Chaplin along with other local presenters: Dr. Anthony Pattin, Abby Maser, and Alsbrooks Smith

February 15, 2020
Clinician: Catherine Rollin
Sessions:”The Magic of Imagery” and “Technique and Artistry: You Can’t Have One Without the Other”
Location: BGSU

February 16, 2019
Clinician: Dr. Andrea McAlister
Sessions: “That’s a Good Question!: Knowing when and how to ask the right question to foster curiosity and learning” and “Teaching with Technology: New tools for music teachers”
Location: BGSU

February 10, 2018
Clinician: Dr. Helen Marlais
Sessions: “Teaching the Beginner & Intermediate Level Student” and “Fostering Artistic Personality”
Location: BGSU

February 18, 2017
Clinician: Dr. Lucia Unrau
Sessions: “Pedal: Up, Down, and In-Between” and “The MO of Successful Practice”.
Location: BGSU

January 30, 2016
Clinician: Carolyn Miller
Sessions: “Matching Music to Inspire and Challenge Students”, “Sportacular Warm-ups”, and discussion session “Why We Teach Piano”.
Location: BGSU

February 7, 2015
Piano Pedagogy Seminar: “Motivating Teenagers to Stay at the Piano,” and “A Method for Children by Marguerite Long.”
Clinician: Dr. John Ellis
9:00am-3:30pm at BGSU

January 25, 2014
Piano Pedagogy Seminar: “Creative Sightreading” and “Collaborative Opportunities for Beginner Students.”
Clinician: Dr. Cole Burger

May 18, 2013
Piano Pedagogy Seminar: “Teaching Intermediate Students”
Clinician: Dr. Adrienne Wiley