Schedule

Schedule

WMTA 2018 CONFERENCE
Subject to Change
Precise Schedule available at Check-In

Thursday, June 7


10:00 – 11:00 Executive Board Meeting

11:00 – 12:00 State Board Meeting

12:00 – 1:00   Registration and Check-In

1:00 – 2:00    Conference Welcome and Session 1: Secrets of Successful Group Teaching, Dr. Jessica Pacheco Hjelmstad

2:15 – 3:15    Session 2: Making Your Local Association Work: Ideas for Achievement Days, fund-raisers, and publicity
                     Laramie Chapter: Cheryl Hemphill, Lisa Rickard, Lorene Sims

3:15 – 3:45     Refreshment Break, sponsored by Dunkley Music, Steinway and Sons Dealer for the University of Wyoming, Mona Morrison, 308-867-8386

3:45 – 4:45   Session 3: Introducing Impressionism and Digging into Debussy, Dr. Brooks Hafey

5:00 – 6:00   Master Class: Strings, Dr. John Fadial, Dr. Beth Vanderborg

5:00 – 6:00   Master Class: Piano, Dr. Chi-Chen Wu

7:30              Recital: Helios Trio, 2018 Conference Artists

 

Friday, June 8


8:30 – 9:00     Registration, Check-In, and Exhibits

9:00 – 10:00   Session 4: Integrating Improvisation in the Classical Lesson, Kevin Olson

10:00 – 11:00 Session 5: FJH Showcase, Kevin Olson

11:00 – 11:30 Refreshment Break, sponsored by Hill Music, Casper, WY

11:30 – 12:30 Session 6: Baroque Performance Practice

12:40 – 2:00   WMTA 2018 Members Luncheon, Business Meeting and Awards

2:15 – 3:00     Session 7: Hands On Jazz Basics, Kevin Olson

3:15 – 4:00     Session 8: Coaching Young Composers, Kevin Olson

4:00 – 5:00     Refreshments and Exhibits, sponsored by Hill Music, Casper, WY

6:30                No-host dinner

 

Saturday, June 9

9:00 – 10:00    Master Class: Composition, Dr. Kevin Olson

                       Presentation of Commissioned Composition:
                       Pistol Pete’s Piano Posse Rides Again
                       Door Prizes

10:30 – 12:00 Wyoming Achievement Day, Group One
                      Finale: Pistol Pete’s Piano Posse Rides Again

12:00 – 12:30 Refreshment Break, sponsored by Dunkley Music, Steinway and Sons Dealer for the University of Wyoming, Mona Morrison, 308-867-8386

12:30 – 2:00   Wyoming Achievement Day, Group Two
                      Finale: Pistol Pete’s Piano Posse Rides Again

2:30 – 3:30     First meeting of the newly elected WMTA Executive Board

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