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2017

  • February 1, 2017: “Grounded In The Beat: Planting & Cultivating The Seeds of Rhythmic Fluency.” Western District OMTA (Dayton, OH).
  • March 7, 2017: “Method Mining: Uncovering Nuggets of Wisdom in Old Piano Method Books.” Middle West District OhioMTA (Lima, OH).
  • March 8, 2017: “Method Mining: Uncovering Nuggets of Wisdom in Old Piano Method Books.” Findlay OMTA chapter (Findlay, OH).
  • March 19, 2017: “App-laudable Uses of Apps in Music Lessons.” MTNA National Conference (Baltimore, MD).
  • July 26, 2017: Panel Appearance “Carving Out Your Own Career Path.” Young Professionals Track for the Pre-Conference Seminar of NCKP 2017 (Lombard, IL).
  • Th, October 12, 2017: “Grounded in the Beat: Cultivating the Seeds of Rhythmic Fluency.” OhioMTA State Conference (Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert, OH).

2016

  • February 5, 2016: “Method Mining: Uncovering Nuggets of Wisdom in Old Piano Method Books.” Wood-Ottawa MTA (Bowling Green, OH).
  • September 30, 2016 at 2:30pm: “Schumann’s Big Bang: The Ever-Expanding Universe of Piano Literature for Children.” Indiana Music Teachers Association state conference (Goshen, IN).
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016: “Schumann’s Big Bang: The Ever-Expanding Universe of Piano Literature for Children.” Kalamazoo Area Music Teachers Association (Kalamazoo, MI).
  • November 5, 2016 at 10am: “Play More To Play Better: Building Musicianship Through Games.” Ohio Music Teachers Association state conference (Kent, OH).
  • Friday, December 2, 2016: “Schumann’s Big Bang: The Ever-Expanding Universe of Piano Literature for Children.” Wood-Ottawa MTA (Bowling Green, OH).

2015

2014

  • February 6, 2014: “Building Musicianship Through Games & Activities.”  MusicEdConnect.com 2014 Online Conference.
  • February 7, 2014: “Building Musicianship Through Games & Activities.”  Summit County OMTA (Akron, Ohio).
  • February 15, 2014: “The Teaching Pieces of Robert Schumann.”  Northwest District OhioMTA seminar.
  • May 2, 2014: “Building Awareness of Rhythm in Piano Students.”  Wood-Ottawa County MTA (Bowling Green, Ohio).
  • October 17, 2014: “Albums for the Young: A History & Overview of the Genre.”  2014 OhioMTA conference (Wilmington, Ohio).
  • November 14, 2014: “Albums for the Young: A History & Overview of the Genre.”  Cleveland Piano Teachers’ Organization (Westlake, OH).

2013

  • January 8, 2013:  “The Teaching Pieces of Robert Schumann.”  Toledo Piano Teachers Association (Toledo, Ohio).
  • September 11, 2013: “Building Awareness of Rhythm in Piano Students.”  Findlay Area OMTA (Findlay, Ohio).
  • October 8, 2013: “Building Awareness of Rhythm in Piano Students.”  Toledo Piano Teachers Association (Toledo, Ohio).

2012

  • January 13, 2012:  “Business Sense for the Piano Teacher of the 21st Century.”  Wood-Ottawa Counties Music Teachers Association (Bowling Green, Ohio).
  • March 12, 2012: “Business Sense for the Piano Teacher of the 21st Century.”  Holland Piano Teachers Forum (Holland, Michigan).
  • March 13, 2012: “Business Sense for the Piano Teacher of the 21st Century.”  Kalamazoo Area Music Teachers Association (Kalamazoo, Michigan).
  • June 21, 2012:  “Teaching Piano Towards Your Teaching Philosophy.”  Lindeblad School of Music (Pine Brook, New Jersey).
  • October 12, 2012.  “Business Sense for the Piano Teacher of the 21st Century.”  Grand Rapids Piano Teachers Forum (Grand Rapids, Michigan).
  • November 14, 2012:  “The Pedagogy of Friedrich Wieck.”  Findlay Area OMTA (Findlay, Ohio).
  • December 7, 2012:  “The Pedagogy of Friedrich Wieck.”  Wood-Ottawa Counties MTA (Bowling Green, Ohio).

2010-11

  • January 22, 2010:  “Incorporating Improvisation into Piano Pedagogy and Other Music Education Settings.”  Poster Session sponsored by the Michigan Music Conference (Grand Rapids, Michigan).
  • February 5, 2011:  “Scenas Infantis: The Imaginative Teaching Pieces of Octavio Pinto.”  Lecture Recital sponsored by the Central Michigan University MTNA Collegiate Chapter in collaboration with the University of Michigan MTNA Collegiate Chapter (Ann Arbor, Michigan).
  • 2010:  “Scenas Infantis: The Imaginative Teaching Pieces of Octavio Pinto.”  Piano Pedagogy Lecture Recital sponsored by Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, Michigan).