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Big Horn Resort
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MSMTA State Conference
November 1-3, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn
Guest Artist: Spencer Myer, piano
Guest Clinician: Robyn Pfeifer, Clinician, Portland Oregon
Commissioned Composer: Charles Nichols, Missoula, Montana
Spencer Myer - Artist
Gold Medalist of the 2008 New Orleans International Piano Competition,Spencer Myer is garnering stellar audience and critical acclaim from
around the globe, rapidly establishing himself as one of the most
outstanding pianists of his generation.
Robyn Pfeifer - Clinician
Robyn Pfeifer, NCTM began teaching children early in her career. Her formal education is a combination background of music education, music and movement, and music therapy. Robyn received a Bachelor's in Music from the University of Memphis and her National Certification in Music from the National Music Teachers Association. She has taught in private elementary, Montessori, and as a music therapist with all ages, in addition to teaching music history, theory, and both private and group instruction. Robyn is active in the Portland music education community as coordinator for the Sunnyside Jr. Music Festival and as Mentor Chairperson for the Portland chapter of the Oregon Music Teachers Association. She is the owner of Pfeifer MusicWerks Studio
Charles Nichols – Commissioned Composer
Composer, violinist, and computer music researcher, Charles Nichols is an Associate Professor of Composition and Music Technology at the
University of Montana, and has earned degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Yale University, and Stanford University, where he studied composition with Samuel Adler, Martin Bresnick, Jacob Druckman, and Jonathan Harvey, and computer music with Jonathan Berger, Chris Chafe, Max Mathews, and Jean-Claude Risset.
Carol Klose is unable to come to our conference because of health issues. We wish her well and hope she can come to Montana another time.
MSMTA CONFERENCE AND COMPETITIONS
NOVEMBER 1-3, 2012
HILTON GARDEN INN, KALISPELL, MT
go to www.msmta.com for more information and registration.