Programs & Events
Friday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. – Potluck brunch with program topic by Mary Anderson: “Maximizing Student Performance.” Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 255 Fairwood Hills Dr., O’Fallon, IL, 62269.
Please RSVP to Amy Jo Sawyer (618) 632-2859
Friday, Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m. snacks, 10 a.m. Program – LeAnn Halvorson with Daniel Patterson of www.growyourstudio.com, “Marketing Your Music Studio.” Location: home of LeAnn Halvorson, 511 Arch View Ct., Columbia, IL, 62236
Friday-Saturday, Nov. 1-2 – ISMTA Conference; Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL 61920
Friday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – Dr. Andrew Greenwood presents “Sensitive Style, Performance, and the Development of the Forte Piano.” Location: Dunham Hall, Room 1029, SIUE
Wednesday, Jan. 15 – AIM Repertoire substitution requests due to Stephanie Myers, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m. – Schubertiad: Come and play, or just enjoy listening to others play, at the beautiful Schmidt Art Center on the campus of SWIC. Also enjoy the artwork in this local treasure. Lunch to follow.
Location: 2500 Carlyle Ave., Belleville, IL, 62221
Wednesday, Jan. 22, Midnight – Level 3-12 AIM Theory Registrations due to the following: Student Registration & Fee Form to Joan Witte along with a check for the total fees. Teacher Judging Form (for SWIC), Student Registration & Fee Form to LeAnn Halvorson. Forms are available in the AIM Supplement and on the website.
Saturday, Feb. 15 – AIM Level 3-12 Theory Exams at SIUE.
Saturday/Sunday, Feb. 15/16 – AIM Level 3-12 Theory Exams at SWIC.
Friday, Feb. 21, 10:00 a.m. “Baroque Ornamentation in Keyboard Literature,” by Dr. Nancy Ypma.
Location: Bothwell Chapel, McKendree University, 701 College Road, Lebanon, IL 62254
Wednesday, Mar. 11, Midnight – AIM Repertoire Forms due. Forms are available in the AIM Supplement and on the website. SWIC entrants send to: Mary Anderson (postal mail only), or email Deb Meier or LeAnn Halvorson.
SIUE entrants send to: Huei Li Chin.
Friday, Mar. 13, 10:00 a.m. – Carl Simpson, DFO of the International online database IMSLP. How did IMSLP get started, why do they get sued every week, and what resources does this free tool hold for piano teachers? Joint meeting with the St. Louis Piano Teacher’s Round Table. Location: Steinway Piano Gallery, 12033 Dorsett Rd., Maryland Heights, MO, 63043
Wednesday, Mar. 18, Midnight – AIM Levels 1-12 Performance Registrations due to the following: Student Registration & Fee Form and Teacher Judging Form (for SWIC) to Joan Witte along with a check for the total fees for levels 1 & 2 only. Forms are available in the AIM Supplement and on the website.
Saturday-Wednesday, Mar. 21-25 – MTNA National Conference, Chicago, IL
Friday, April 3, 10:00 a.m. – Chris Goldston, Composer and ISMTA President will present “Ideas for the 21st Century Piano Studio.” Luncheon following the program. Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 255 Fairwood Hills Dr., O’Fallon, IL, 62269. Please RSVP to Amy Jo Sawyer (618) 632-2859
Saturday, Apr. 18 – AIM Performance Exams, all levels, at SIUE
Saturday/Sunday, Apr. 18-19 & 25-26 – AIM Performance Exams, all levels, at SWIC; Please note that Saturday exams are ONLY from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Apr. 18 and ONLY from 1:30-5:00 p.m. on Apr. 25. Sunday exams are 1:30-5:00 p.m. both days.
Saturday, May 9, 3:00 p.m. – Spring Recital for Gateway Arch East students.
Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 255 Fairwood Hills Dr., O’Fallon, IL, 62269.
Friday, May 15, 11 a.m. – Lunch and Annual Business Meeting;
Location: Bandana’s, 4608 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights, IL 62208, phone: (618) 222-2060
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