Schedule


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

 

TIME EVENT LOCATION
Thursday, May 31, 2018 
Meetings take place at the EMBASSY Suites, Norman- Sooner Rooms A&B
9:00-10:30 Auditions Committee Meeting Sooner Room B
9:30-10:30 Finance  Committee Meeting Sooner Room A
10:45-12:00 Combined Auditions Committee/ Finance Committee Meeting Sooner Room B
10:30-11:45 Membership Committee Meeting Sooner Room A
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 Sooner Room A
4:00-6:30 Board Meeting Sooner Room B
7:00-9:00 Board Dinner  Bar/ Lounge Area 
     

Friday, June 1, 2018

8:00-5:00 Registration Gothic Hall
8:30-9:20 Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Piano Proficiency: Skye Garcia
College Faculty Forum Session
Pitman 
9:20-10:00 Visit Exhibits/ Hospitality/ College Faculty Coffee Time Room 124, Orchestra Room 
9:20-10:00 Excuse Limit Zero:NCTM Certification Session
MTNA Division Certification Commissioner
Seminar Room
10:00-11:00

Master Class
Craig Sheppard, Guest Artist 

Pitman Hall 
11:15-12:15 Faculty Showcase Recital
Featuring Faculty Members From Oklahoma Universities 
Sharp Hall 
12:30-1:30

Visit Exhibits/ Lunch- LaBaguette

Gothic Hall 
1:30-1:50

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

Pitman Hall 
2:00-3:00 Nuts & Bolts: Lesson Planning For The Beginner To Intermediate-Level: Cathy Lysinger, Guest Clinician   Pitman Hall
3:00-3:30 Visit Exhibits/ Hospitality  Room 124, Orchestra Room 
3:30-4:30 Student Winners Recital  Sharp Hall 
4:30-5:00 Exhibits Room 124, Orchestra 
5:30-6:00

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 
8:00 

Guest Artist Recital: Craig Sheppard 

Sharp Hall
     
Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30-4:00 Registration  Gothic Hall 
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  Pitman Hall 
10:00-10:30 Exhibits, Hospitality 

Room 124, Orchestra Room 

10:30-11:20

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

Pitman Hall 
11:45-1:15  Lunch/ Business Meeting 

OU Art Museum 

1:30-2:30

Effective Practice: Active Listening 
Cathy Lysinger, Guest Clinician 
Pitman Hall 
2:30-3:15 Establishing Growth Mindsets in Piano Students
Candace Fish, Doctoral Student, OU 
Pitman Hall 
2:30-3:15 Applications to Piano Performance from the Field of Acting
Andrea Johnson, Doctoral Student, OU 
Seminar Room
2:30-3:15 Visit Exhibits, Hospitality  Room 124, Orchestra Room
3:30-4:30 Student Winners Recital Sharp Hall 
4:30 Closing Remarks  Sharp Hall