Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The monthly general meeting of Bluebonnet MTA was held on March 13 at Austin School of Music North.
Speaker arrangements with Yamaha representative fell through the cracks and
there was no speaker.
Lauren announced that the piano judges for the Dance Festival will be Scott
Donald and Courtney Crappell.
Monitoring plans were discussed, and Lauren encouraged teacher monitors to
register for monitoring shifts at http://www.doodle.com/
Martha V moved that she be appointed Treasurer. The motion was seconded by
Lillian. The motion was approved unanimously.
We're planning to take photographs of Officers at the Dance Festival and at
the next meeting.
Lauren announced that the TMTA convention for next school year will be held
Martha announced that she plans to attend the TMTA convention this summer.
Lauren announced that Clavier magazine can be ordered through an on line code for a group rate of $20 per person.
Lauren announced that National Center For Keyboard Pedagogy will have an on
line Facebook event about piano teaching business on March 30.
Lauren announced that there is good piano camp for advanced students at
Belmont University in Nashville.
Baylor also has a summer program. SMY has a program for teachers and
Nancy Strait announced that if there is enough interest, she can order a
shipment of ten acoustic Yamaha 48 inch pianos. Financing is available
through GE Capital with six months of zero interest. She sometimes offers
specials of 12 months with zero interest. She sells these Yamaha pianos for
$6,500. This price includes delivery and tuning.