Category Archives: 2013 OhioMTA

2013 OhioMTA Conference (4) — Summary

As you know, this week I have been blogging some of my notes highlighting a few sessions from the 2013 OhioMTA Conference.  In addition to lectures, there were also some fantastic masterclasses and recitals.  For example: A masterclass featuring elementary to intermediate level students, given by Dr. Michelle Conda.  This was fantastic!  It is not […]

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2013 OhioMTA Conference (3) — Technology on a Budget, by Andy Villemez

Technology on a Budget, by Andy Villemez and Dr. Michelle Conda Andy Villemez gave a great session about some of the best free (or near-free) resources available on the internet. 1. Office Suites Alternatives to the expensive Microsoft Office Suite: LibreOffice 4.1 (top pick) – very similar to Microsoft Word Apache OpenOffice (similar to LibreOffice) […]

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2013 OhioMTA Conference (2) — Solving Common Issues in Advanced Transfer Students, by Siok Lian Tan

Practical Tips to Solve Common Issues in Teaching Advanced Transfer Students, by Siok Lian Tan Dr. Siok Lian Tan serves as a professor of piano at Miami University in Oxford, OH.  During this session, Dr. Tan discussed how to help solve common issues in advanced transfer students.  The areas she discussed were reading, efficient practice, […]

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2013 OhioMTA Conference (1) – Improvising Is For Everyone, by Bradley Sowash

Improvising Is For Everyone, by Bradley Sowash Last weekend, I attended the 2013 conference of the Ohio Music Teachers Association.  This year, it was held in Cincinnati at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.  I carpooled with three other teachers from my area.  We had a lot of fun! The first session was held […]

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OhioMTA Conference 2013 – This Weekend

Hello readers, This weekend is the OhioMTA (affiliated with MTNA) State Conference, taking place in Cincinnati this year.  I am looking forward to connecting and re-connecting with other piano teachers in Ohio and, of course, learning a lot from the sessions on the schedule.  If you will be at the conference and I haven’t met you […]

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