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Gary Fisher, Nazareth College

Principles of Paradoxical Practicing

Chien Liang, Eastman School of Music

Where is my note:  A Unique Approach to Improve Young Beginners' Sight Reading Skills

Yibing Fu, Nazareth College

The High Finger Technique in China

Gerta Grimci Wiemer, Eastman School of Music

It Is Never Too Early: The Importance of Teaching Solfege To Young Students. 

Anne KisselSUNY Fredonia

Developing the young pianist’s quick study skills in the collaborative repertoire

Tasha George-Hinnant, Private Teacher

Play, Piano! Using Gamification in Music Education

Adam Potter, Roberts Wesleyan College

The Conductor–Pianist–Choir Relationship



Session 2 (2:25 - 3:15 p.m.)

Antonella Di Giulio, Buffalo State College

Grow your Studio By Planting the Seeds


Meng Zhou, Eastman School of Music; Hobart and William
Smith Colleges

PRACTICE! Practice? practice...

Mary Holzhauer, Ithaca College

Why Johnny Can't Read, But Jean Can: Using the Dandelot "Manuel Pratique" in the Collegiate Classroom

Bonnie Choi, Nazareth College

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel and 19th-Century Gender Roles

Kathryn Sherman, The Crane School of Music SUNY Potsdam

Sight reading as a physical skill?

Alison D’Amato, Eastman School of Music/University at Buffalo

Playing Well With Others: The benefits of chamber music for training young pianists.

Leonidas Lagrimas, Stephanie Mercer, and Rachel Hidlay
SUNY Fredonia, Nazareth College, and Hidlay Piano Studio

Why MTNA/NYSMTA? Three Perspectives

3-3:25 pm Poster Session/Meet and Greet Presenters & NYSMTA Forum Discussion, Rm. A72

Stephanie Mercer, Nazareth College

The Evolution of the American Piano Sound As Portrayed by Selected Composers in the United States


Tracy Lipke-Perry, The Crane School of Music SUNY Potsdam

Effect of Attentional Focus on Pedaling: Initial Observations

Leonidas Lagrimas, SUNY-Fredonia

A Demographic Study of Undergraduate Students

Lydia Velichkovski, LV Music Academy

​Visual Media for Piano Teachers

5:30 pm: Winners Recital

Wilmot Recital Hall

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