Upcoming meetings

Past meetings

September general meeting

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Rhythm Train

Mary Ann Ranney and Haide Lefebvre

"Rhythm Train" is a supplemental method that uses an innovative approach to teaching rhythms. Our own members, Mary Ann and Haide will present.

The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May. The exception to this is December – we don't meet in December. The business meeting is from 9:00-10:00 and the presentations are from 10:00-11:00.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

October general meeting

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Path to Jazz Artistry for teachers and elementary students

Joseph Harkins

"Path to Jazz Artistry for teachers and elementary students" will be presented by one of our own association members Joseph Harkins.

The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May. The exception to this is December – we don't meet in December. The business meeting is from 9:00-10:00 and the presentations are from 10:00-11:00.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

November general meeting

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Teaching Artistry Through Form, Phrasing, and Dynamics

Dr. Theresa Bogard

"Teaching Artistry Through Form, Phrasing, and Dynamics" by Dr. Theresa Bogard. Theresa Bogard is an active performer combining varied interests in historical performance practice, contemporary music, chamber music and the music of women composers. Dr. Bogard has presented programs of solo and chamber music in the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy, Mexico, Bolivia, Brazil, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Taiwan and Singapore. She is featured on a recording of solo piano works by Louise Talma in addition to two recordings for saxophone and piano with saxophonist Scott Turpen, Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Chamber Music at Schönbrunn with Red Cedar Chamber Music, Eastern Gems a disc of flute and piano music by eastern European composers with flutist Nicole Riner, Music of Gustav Nolck for cello and piano with Beth Vanderborgh cellist, Chamber Music of Jennifer Higdon and Verismo Trio a recording of contemporary music for flute, saxophone and piano. She has served on the faculty of the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Italy and the Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival in Germany. Recent performances include a chamber music concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Nathan Davis’ Matroyshka Blues with cellist Misha Quint at the Ravinia Steans Institute “Bridges Composition Concert” and a tour of five cities in Brazil with the Trio das Nações.

Nationally known as a pedagogue, she has been honored with numerous teaching awards. In 2008, she was chosen as the Wyoming Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. Her students have distinguished themselves in national and international piano competitions and been accepted into the top graduate and undergraduate programs in the country including: The Julliard School, Eastman School of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Manhattan School of Music and Peabody Conservatory of Music among others. She has also served as an adjudicator at numerous regional, national and international piano competitions. Dr. Bogard is a Steinway Artist and is currently the head of the Keyboard Area at the University of Wyoming.

The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May. The exception to this is December – we don't meet in December. The business meeting is from 9:00-10:00 and the presentations are from 10:00-11:00.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

January general meeting

Mon, 01/10/2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Show and Tell; method books and supplemental books I use and why

"Show and Tell; method books and supplemental books I use and why". Members of the FCMTA are encouraged to bring their materials with them and give a brief description of what they are and why you find them useful. If there is enough time at the end we can have a discussion about the materials and a discussion about the role that method books and supplemental books play.

The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May. The exception to this is December – we don't meet in December. The business meeting is from 9:00-10:00 and the presentations are from 10:00-11:00.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

February general meeting

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Digging Deeper

Judy Johnson

"Digging Deeper" is the topic. It will be on how to prepare students for performance. This is presented by Judy Johnson of Loveland.

This will be a Zoom meeting. Look for your invitation from Silvana.
Notes:

This will be a Zoom meeting. Look for your invitation from Silvana.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

March general meeting

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The future of music education after pandemic

various members of the musical community

After the business meeting, we will have a panel discussion from among others: Shilo Stroman (percussionist) Russ Massey (trumpet & band director) Michelle Massey (clarinet and band director) and Bob Kreutz (orchestra director/educator).

At this point - we expect to meet in person. The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May. The exception to this is December – we don't meet in December. The business meeting is from 9:00-10:00 and the presentations are from 10:00-11:00.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

April general meeting

Mon, 04/11/2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am

“Efficient Piano Practice: Practice techniques and regimes of concert pianists.”

Dr Bryan Wallick, CSU faculty

Dr Bryan Wallick is a CSU Assistant Professor of music; Piano. His topic is “Efficient Piano Practice: Practice techniques and regimes of concert pianists.”  He will present a summary of his doctoral dissertation. A copy of the document has been emailed to all association members.

The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May. The presentation this month (April) will be from 9:00-10:00 and the business meeting will be from 10:00-11:00.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com

May general meeting & Musicale

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Musicale, if pandemic allows

FCMTA members

After the business meeting at 9:00, we will have teachers perform for each other at 10:00. After the "Musicale" we will go to the social hall for a carry-in luncheon.

The Fort Collins Music Teachers Association will meet in the sanctuary at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Stuart, Fort Collins.
Notes:

The Trinity Lutheran Church facilities coordinator has asked that we be distanced and masked in the sanctuary during the meeting and presentations. The FCMTA meets on the second Monday of each month starting in September and ending in May.  The business meeting this month (May) is from 9:00-10:00 and the Musicale performances are from 10:00-11:00. We will meet in the social hall for the carry-in luncheon.

Don Hahn (vice president) | dhahn515@msn.com