2014-2015 Events

Welcome back to another great year of learning and socializing with your friends in the Treasure Valley Music Teacher's Association!  Our theme this year is “Working Together in Friendship and Music”.


September 10-29, 2014 Online Sonatina Competition Registration
Sonatina Competition information here.
Online Registration here.     

September 12-13, 2014  Kevin Olson Workshops, Master Class and Recital
    September 12, 2014
    8:30am Registration
    9:00am – 12:15pm Presentations, Workshops
    1:30pm – 4:00 pm Master Classes (student master class fee is $15/20)
7:00pm Kevin Olson Recital
  September 13, 2014
    9:00am Presentation by Kevin Olson
    2:00pm Student Recital - compositions by Kevin Olson
Place: Idaho Music Academy, 2429 Bank Drive, Boise
Cost: $20
Description: In collaboration with the Boise Tuesday Musicale, two full days with Kevin Olson!
Contact Luann Fife for questions or concerns 


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September 26-27, 2014 – IMTA State Conference
Place: Dunkley Music Store Boise, Idaho
Description: Karen Beres and Christopher Hahn will be presenting pedagogy workshops, masterclasses, and a recital. Don't miss it!
For details, go to http://www.idahomta.org/conference2014.php or contact Tawna Love


November 8, 2014 - Sonatina Competition
Place: Boise State University
   Description & guidelinesregistration online.
    Contact Nadine Reece, NCTM with questions or concerns. 

November 16, 2014 - TVMTA Honors Recital
Time: 6:00pm
Place: Dunkley Music Recital Hall
Description is available here!
Contact Suzy Clive for more information.


December 12, 2014  - TVMTA Holiday Luncheon – “Ring in the Season!”
Hosted by Kristie Rue NCTM, Caran Daly & Jill Wright NCTM
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Home of Caran Daly at 2684 W Champagne Drive in Eagle
Description: Entertainment will be provided by Belles of Eagle bell choir group. A festive holiday luncheon will be served. Please bring a small plate of your favorite Christmas cookies to share for dessert. Also we invite members to prepare Christmas duets with each other to perform at our luncheon. Contact your hosts with any questions or concerns.


January 9-25, 2015 - Online Certificate of Excellence Registration.
Certificate of Excellence Information here.
Online Registration here.

January 23, 2015 - Teaching Students How to Practice
Presenters: Reed Burkholder and friends
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Dunkley's Recital Hall, Boise Location
Description: A senior teacher recently said, "I spend most of the lesson time teaching my students how to practice."Let's learn more! Contact Reed with questions or concerns.


February 13, 2015 - Technique and Memorization: Strategies for Success
Presenters: Andrea Hubbard, Irina Albig, & Anna Chapman
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Dunkley Music Recital Hall (still awaiting confirmation from Mona)
Description: This workshop is dedicated to effective lesson planning that equips students to improve technique and memorization. Please feel free to bring ideas that have worked well in your studio. A light lunch will be provided.
Questions or concerns please contact Andrea Hubbard, Irina Albig or Anna Chapman.

MARCH 2015

March 21-25, 2015 - National Convention!
Location: Las Vegas, NV Rio Hotel
Road trip anyone??

APRIL 2015

April 18, 2015 - Certificate of Excellence
Location: Boise State University
See our website for guidelines and details.
Contact Andrea Hansen NCTM with questions or concerns.

April 25, 2015 - Certificate of Excellence Make-Up Day
Location: Boise State University
Contact Andrea Hansen NCTM with questions or concerns.

April 26, 2015 - TVMTA Honor's Recital
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: Dunkley Music Recital Hall
Details are available online
Contact Suzy Clive for more information.

MAY 2015

May 8, 2015 - “Let's Get Certified!” and “What we enjoy about our own teaching”
Hosted by Debbie Wallace, NCTM and Marion Corron, NCTM
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Dunkley Music Recital Hall
Description: Several teachers will share with us what it is about teaching that they most enjoy in their own studios. There will be short question and answer times at the end of each short presentation. And “Let's get certified” with Debbie Wallace helping us learn how to become NCTM. We will have a potluck lunch afterwards. Questions or concerns, contact Marion Corron NCTM and Debbie Wallace NCTM, our state Certification Chair.

JUNE 2015

June 30, 2015 - All memberships expire!

Please renew early! When you do, we get our funds and your information early enough to plan for fall!