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NCKP 2011 | (2) Developing from Student to Professional (Panel Discussion)

After attending the mass Keynote Address, I headed to the sessions for the pre-conference track called, “Students and Young Professionals.”  It began with a panel discussion moderated by Martha Hilley. Developing from Student to Professional: A Practical Overview, moderated by Martha Hilley. The were 4 contributors, who each spoke on a topic. 1. Practical Networking: I know […]

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NCKP 2011 | (1) Keynote: The Future of Pedagogy, by Pete Jutras

The 2011 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy opened with a keynote speech during the Pre-Conference Seminar.  It was such an inspiring speech! The Future of Pedagogy: Training the Teachers of Tomorrow, by Pete Jutras (W @ 2:30pm) Pete Jutras began his speech with an diagram showing a pyramid that represented music makers.  The most educated […]

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NCKP 2011 Loot!

Well, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy (NCKP) was amazing as expected!  I had a wonderful time with my friend and my cousin with whom I shared a hotel room.  And I met some new teachers, including a couple of people I knew only from online (such as Wendy Stevens).  It was such an inspiring place […]

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2011 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy

This summer, I plan to attend another conference: the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy!  It’s being held July 27-30. Some fast facts: NCKP is held every other year. NCKP is sponsored by the Francis Clark Center and held in Chicago. Speakers this year include Dennis Alexander, Randall Faber, Forrest and Akiko Kinney, George Litterst, Mario Ajero, and many […]

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