NEPTA Speaker Series 2016-2017
Meetings are held on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church Street, Watertown, MA. Stormy weather cancellations will coincide with Watertown school closings.
September 26, 2016— Marvin Blickenstaff: “Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words: Interpretation and Technique” and “The Enigmatic Curved Line: Articulation? Slur? Phrase?”
October 24, 2016—Patrick Gannon: “Musicians Are Athletes Too: Lessons from Sport Psychology”
November 14, 2016—Ya-Fei Chuang: Teacher’s Masterclass with NEPTA Members, A Scholarship Fundraising Event
December 12, 2016—Fall Teachers’ Exchange “Ask Your Colleagues”, Wellesley Library
January 23, 2017—Editions Committee: “Preludes: Versatility for Pedagogy and Performance”
February 27, 2017—Sylvia Parker: “Béla Bartók: Setting Jewels”
March 27, 2017—Lisa Parker: “Alternatives to Drill in Solving Musical Problems”
April 10, 2017—Spring Teachers’ Exchange: A. Ramon Rivera, Jean Stackhouse, and Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee “Three Lives in the Service of Music”, Wellesley Library
April 24, 2017—Gregg Pauley: Master Class with Student Performers
May 22, 2017—Annual Meeting, Awards Recital & Luncheon
Competition winners and winners of the Alice Proctor and Louise Hodder Olsen awards will perform in the awards recital.