OMTA State Conference, May 31- June 2, 2018
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma


Thursday, May 31, 2018 
Meetings take place at the EMBASSY Suites, Norman
9:30-10:30 Finance Committee Meeting  
9:30-10:30 Auditions Committee Meeting  
10:45-12:00 Combined Auditions Committee/ Finance Committee Meeting  
10:30-11:45 Membership Committee Meeting  
12:00-1:15 Lunch-Dutch Treat, Tables Reserved North Park Grill Restaurant- Embassy Suites
1:00-5:00 Setup For Exhibitors OU 
1:15-3:30 Executive Committee Meeting  
4:00-6:30 Board Meeting  
7:00-9:00 Board Dinner  Bar/ Lounge Area 

Friday, June 1, 2018

8:00-5:00 Registration  
8:30-9:20 Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Piano Proficiency: Skye Garcia
College Faculty Forum Session
9:20-10:00 Visit Exhibits/ Hospitality/ College Faculty Coffee Time  

Master Class
Craig Sheppard, Guest Artist 

11:15-12:15 Faculty Showcase Recital
Featuring Faculty Members From Oklahoma Universities 

Visit Exhibits/ Lunch- LaBaguette

Gothic Hall 

Performance of Commissioned Work, Worthless (2018),
Jeff Loeffert, Commissioned Composer
Jeff Loeffert, soprano saxophone
Damian Cheek, alto saxophone
Jonathan Nichol, tenor saxophone
Kimberly Loeffert, baritone saxophone

2:00-3:00 Nuts & Bolts: Lesson Planning For The Beginner To Intermediate-Level: Cathy Lysinger, Guest Clinician    
3:00-3:30 Visit Exhibits/ Hospitality   
3:30-4:30 Student Winners Recital   
4:30-5:30 Exhibits  

Happy Hour
Entertainment 5:30-6:30
Sallee Jazz Quintet featuring Jonathan Nichol on Sax & Jay Wilkinson on Trumpet/Vocals

OU Art Museum 
6:00-7:30 Banquet And Awards Ceremony OU Art Museum 

Guest Artist Recital: Craig Sheppard 

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30-4:00 Registration   
7:30-8:20 Past Presidents' Breakfast  Embassy Suites Hotel 
9:00-10:00 Beethoven: The Great Architect, as exemplified in the "Appassionata" (plus performance) Craig Sheppard, Guest Artist   
10:00-10:30 Exhibits, Hospitality 



Understanding Neurological And Pedagogical Aspects Of Connecting With Special Learners. Followed by Q&A  (11:30-11:45)
Dr. Sophia Lee, Guest Clinician 

11:45-1:15  Lunch/ Business Meeting 

OU Art Museum 


Effective Practice: Active Listening 
Cathy Lysinger, Guest Clinician 
2:30-3:15 Excuse Limit Zero: NCTM Certification Session
Terri Hlubek, MTNA Division Certification Commissioner 
2:30-3:15 Visit Exhibits, Hospitality   
3:15-4:30 Student Winners Recital  
4:30 Closing Remarks