Category Archives: NCKP 2017

NCKP 2017 (4): Saturday

[Click here to go back to Day 3.] 8am Kjos Publisher Showcase: Bastien New Traditions: Inspiring the Next Generation of Beginning Pianists, by Lori and Jane Bastien. You probably know the Bastien name from the variety of method series (remember the iconic cover of the Bastien Piano Basics method?) and supplemental materials that were popular […]

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NCKP 2017 (3): Friday

[Click here to go back to Day 2.] First thing this morning, I joined Tim Topham live on Facebook to rundown of the previous day's events. Check out our fun video here! 9:00am Effective Communication of Practice Expectations: Send them Home with the Tools for Success, by Scott Donald Scott completed a survey recently exploring […]

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NCKP 2017 (2): Thursday

[Click here to go back to Day 1.] 8:00am Hal Leonard Showcase: Recent Classical Piano Publications from Hal Leonard During this showcase sessions by Hal Leonard publishers, we were informed about a variety of new publications available. Of special interest are the new "At The Piano" books from Henle Verlag. These books contain original pieces […]

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NCKP 2017 (1): Wednesday Pre-Conference Seminars

Weeeeee! I'm blogging from here at the NCKP — the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy occurring in Lombard, Illinois. Amy Chaplin and I drove a five-ish hour trip to to get here and have been enjoying some wonderfully informative and inspiring sessions so far. The first day of NCKP was the optional day of pre-conference […]

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2017 NCKP and Other Upcoming Events

Hello, friends! Any of you heading to the 2017 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy in Lombard, IL? I’m heading out tomorrow and am looking forward to long weekend full of fun and learning. I will be participating during a session as one of the panelists on a session called “Carving Out Your Career Path” at […]

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