UNK Hosts National Music Teachers Association State Conference

Dr. Valerie Cisler
professor and chair, Department of Music and Performing Arts, 308.865.8118

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the National Music Teachers Association State Conference will be held at the University of Nebraska at Kearney beginning on Thursday, October 24.
The events scheduled for the conference are as follows:

Thursday, October 24
1-2 p.m.
Premier of the 2002 Nebraska State Commissioned Work
Fine Arts Recital Hall

2:15- 3:15 p.m.
English Regency and American Federal: The Piano Music of Philip Antony Corri Fine Arts Recital Hall

3:45-4:45 p.m.
Imaginative New Pieces for Your Studio Choral Rehearsal Room

7:30 p.m.
Guest Artist Robert Roux, Concerts-on-the-Platte piano recital Fine Arts Recital Hall

Friday, October 25 

9-10 a.m.
Guest Artist/Clincian Jane Magrath, piano Choral Rehearsal Room

11 a.m.-noon
Labas! Singing and Moving to the Music of Lithuania Fine Arts Recital Hall

2-3 p.m.
Panel Discussion-Teaching the Intermediate Piano Fine Arts Recital Hall

3:15-4:45 p.m.
Piano Masterclass Fine Arts Recital Hall

Saturday, October 26

All day MTNA Competitions, Fine Arts Recital Hall
Collegiate Woodwinds
Collegiate Piano
Collegiate Chamber Music
High School Woodwinds
High School Piano
Junior High School Piano

5:30 p.m.
MTNA Competitions Winners Recital Fine Arts Recital Hall

Sunday, October 27

All day NMTA High School and Collegiate Competitions
NMTA Non-Competitive Auditions

The Nebraska Music Teachers Association (NMTA) is the state level of the larger Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The organization was founded in 1876 and has grown to accommodate 25,000 members throughout the United States.