Monday, October 11, 2010

2008 Calendar of Events

January 27 Stephen Chatman presented a workshop on his piano music entitled “Approaches to Composition and Related Performance Practice”
February 17 The STA joined the parent branch at Marienne Uszler’s workshop.
March 30 Comprehensive tour of the Canadian Music Centre with Colin Miles and an informal recital of Canadian music played by members of the STA on Murray Adaskin’s piano. The STA made a donation to the CMC in gratitude for Colin Miles’ immense generosity of his time and expertise.
May 4 “Teaching Piano to Adults” presented by Dr. Carla Dodek
June 26 STA members met at the new Long and McQuade conference room to critique beginner method books. An informal dinner followed at a restaurant to discuss ideas further.
September 21 our first meeting after the summer break when the year’s events were planned. We welcomed one new member.
October 19 Ailsa Zaenker presented a workshop on collaborative piano.
November 16 Anne-Elise Keefer presented a workshop on the Suzuki Method.
December 21 Sasha Starcevich was scheduled to speak on teaching different styles (i.e. Baroque, Classical, Romantic). This meeting was cancelled due to snow and is rescheduled for February 8.

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