2012-2013 Events


September 14, 2012 (Friday) 10:00 a.m. Opening Social: Musical Connections

Place: Home of Gay Pool, Hostess Extraordinaire, 11277 Verde Lane in Boise
Make new friends, keep the old! Potluck social, so bring something to share. Those who arrive on time will be entered
in a raffle for prizes including gift certificates to Dunkley music, $30 off a piano tuning, free music card games and
more. We will also have a sticker exchange table, so bring any stickers you want to trade. Call a friend or other
teacher, and carpool if possible. Better yet, bring a prospective member!


October 5-6, 2012 (Friday 8:30-5/Saturday 9:00-4) IMTA Conference

Here in Boise featuring Marvin Blickenstaff (Registration Form included in this letter)
Place: Dunkley Music
Blickenstaff Conference Recital Friday October 5, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Place: Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 Overland Road, Boise


November 3, 2012 (Saturday) Sonatina Competition

Place: Boise State University Morrison Center
November 15, 2012 (Thursday) Certificate of Merit Registration Due


December 7, 2012 (Friday) Holiday Social

When: Friday, December 7, 11:00am
Where: Idaho Music Academy, 2429 Bank Drive Boise, ID 83705 (northeast of Vista and Overland)
What: Entertainment will be provided by Benjamin Thacher, the new Associate Concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic, and his wife Diana Aidos on piano. A wonderful holiday meal will be served. Please bring a new music book (max value $8), wrapped, for a gift exchange.


January 18, 2013 (Friday) Jane Magrath Workshop

Treasure Valley Music Teachers Association is proud to present Jane Magrath in a day of FREE pedagogy workshops and masterclasses for local teachers. Dr. Magrath is Regents' Professor and holds the Grant Endowed Chair in Piano Pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma.
When: Friday, January 18, 9am-3:30pm
Where: Dunkley Music, 410 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, Idaho
Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Tawna Love at lovin88@cableone.net or 631-2099 so we can get a count for the food.


February 8, 2013 (Friday) 10 a.m. Not Oprah's Book Club

Place: Dunkley Music
Please join us for a musical Book Club! Three teachers will present on special books which have impacted their
musical lives. Then, we will open up the forum to anyone else who would like to share their favorite musical
books. We hope to all leave the meeting inspired and hopefully with a few new books on our 'to read' lists

MARCH 2013

March 8, 2013—Certificate of Merit Deadline!

Certificate of Merit Repertoire Evaluation forms due!
Certificate of Merit Volunteer forms due!

March 9-13, 2013 - MTNA Conference in Anaheim, California
Register here!

APRIL 2013

April 20, 2013 (Saturday)—Certificate of Merit

Boise State University Music Department

April 21, 2013 (Sunday)—Certificate of Merit Honors Recital
3:00 pm AND 5:00 pm Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy

MAY 2013

May 3, 2013 (Friday) “Technology in the Studio” by Craig Purdy

Place: Dunkley Music 10am
An unabashed technophile, Dr. Purdy's expertise will fill your head and empty your wallet. Do not miss it!

JUNE 2013

June 30, 2013 MTNA/IMTA/TVMTA membership expires.  Please renew early!!!  Renew online.