McLean Symphony and NVMTA’s Composition Contest Winner

The program of National Treasures will consist only of music by American Composers, including a composition by 13 year-old local student, Daniel Carroll, winner of a festival sponsored by the Northern Virginia Music Teachers’ Association, and a work written in memory of Dr. Marti

Lori Piitz: “Retraining”

October 23, 2020, Lori Piitz:  "Retraining" When pianists find themselves with an injury it is important that they seek advice and care from a medical professional.  When they are finally able to return to the piano they may need to rethink the way they have been playing in orde

Bonnie Kellert, “Challenges in Young Pianists (including pedal!)”

November 20, 2020: Bonnie Kellert "Challenges in Young Pianists (including pedal!)" Challenges For Young Pianists includes developing and achieving technical ability as well as understanding and acquiring musicianship.  Each student requires special attention to individual needs

TAT: June 2021: Dr. Audrey Andrist on Teaching and Performing

June 23, 2021: Audrey Andrist "Practicing Patience and Memorizing Methodically" Dr. Andrist will speak on a wide range of topics related to teaching and performing, drawn from her many decades working with students of all ages, and her experience as an active performer.  She will

NVMTA Lecture Series

NVMTA presents... A presentation by Nancy Breth, "Life After Lessons."

NVMTA Concerto Winners perform with The Amadeus Orchestra April 24, 2022

On Sunday, April 24, 2022, the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association’s Concerto Competition prizewinners will perform with the Amadeus Orchestra under the direction of A. Scott Wood at Saint Luke Catholic Church in McLean. The students were chosen from three concerto compe

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General Meeting NVMTA, September

General Meeting. Location: Woman's Club of Arlington Baroque Dance Rhythms for Musicians A Masterclass by Paige Whitley-Bauguess Welcome, NVMTA members! We are so pleased to present a special interactive program at the Woman's Club of Arlington with Paige Whitley-Bauguess, who i

General Meeting NVMTA, September

Baroque Dance Rhythms for Musicians A Masterclass by Paige Whitley-Bauguess Welcome, NVMTA members! We are so pleased to present a special interactive program at the Woman's Club of Arlington with Paige Whitley-Bauguess, who interprets, recreates, and performs Baroque theatre d

Talk About Teaching- October

TALK ABOUT TEACHING has reverted back to its original form as an informal, open session where teachers of any instrument including voice gather to share ideas, pose questions, seek solutions and socialize with their colleagues. There are no formal presentations, and any topic is

Talk About Teaching- November

TALK ABOUT TEACHING has reverted back to its original form as an informal, open session where teachers of any instrument including voice gather to share ideas, pose questions, seek solutions and socialize with their colleagues. There are no formal presentations, and any topic is

NVMTA Lecture Series

NVMTA presents.... Irina Gorin, "Initial stage of piano lessons. Developing technical skills and natural abilities." Irina Gorin will share the overview of the evolution of main principles of Piano Technique, making them accessible for teaching young students, discuss the differe

Talk About Teaching- December

TALK ABOUT TEACHING has reverted back to its original form as an informal, open session where teachers of any instrument including voice gather to share ideas, pose questions, seek solutions and socialize with their colleagues. There are no formal presentations, and any topic is

NVMTA Lecture Series

NVMTA presents.... Bonnie Kellert, "Leon Fleischer, Learning from the Master" I was very fortunate to have 6 years of piano lessons at Peabody Conservatory with the renowned artist Leon Fleisher. I’d like to describe examples of what it was like to be his student; to illustrate s