The Northwest District OMTA sponsors a Piano Pedagogy Seminar each year, usually held in Bowling Green, OH.
Piano Pedagogy Seminar/Teacher Exchange Fest 2021
2021 Northwest District Teacher Exchange Fest
Saturday, October 9th, 2021, 8:30am-1:30pm
Bowling Green Alliance Church
Featured Guest Clinician: Amy Chaplin along with other local presenters: Dr. Anthony Pattin, Abby Maser, and Alsbrooks Smith
Mark your calendar. You won’t want to miss out!
Download the registration form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEUEboDXUeDsDl3ijyO_QsKyRcDVWfFg2xGKlDMB2x7CRrvA/viewform?usp=sf_link
February 15, 2020
Clinician: Catherine Rollin
Sessions:”The Magic of Imagery” and “Technique and Artistry: You Can’t Have One Without the Other”
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”
February 10, 2018
Clinician: Dr. Helen Marlais
Sessions: “Teaching the Beginner & Intermediate Level Student” and “Fostering Artistic Personality”
February 18, 2017
Clinician: Dr. Lucia Unrau
Sessions: “Pedal: Up, Down, and In-Between” and “The MO of Successful Practice”.
January 30, 2016
Clinician: Carolyn Miller
Sessions: “Matching Music to Inspire and Challenge Students”, “Sportacular Warm-ups”, and discussion session “Why We Teach Piano”.
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