Meetings

Programs for GCMTA Meetings 2017-2018

Program Chair: Pam Asberry, 404-434-8004

Meetings are usually held on the 4th Wednesday of each month, September through May; specific locations are indicated below. Refreshments begin at 9:30 AM, followed by a brief business meeting at 9:45 AM and the monthly program. We conclude around 11:30 AM

NOTE: There will be no meetings in December or April.

Program Topics

September 27:

Dr. John Hord: “Liszt for the Intermediate Student”. Featuring solo, duet and chamber music.

Grace Bible Church, 325 Simonton Road SW, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046

October 25:

Lois Finley: “Life Beyond Secondary Dominant Chords”. How composers use special chords such to create emotional appeal in their music.

Grace Bible Church, 325 Simonton Road SW, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046

November 15:

Russell Gallman: “Nothing Is A Surprise If You Plan On It: Things You Should Know About Your Piano”. Things you should know about your main tool of piano instruction: your piano!

First Baptist Church of Duluth, 2908 Duluth Highway 120, Duluth, GA, 30096 (in the choir room)

January 24:

Annual Brunch

1123 Dogwood Road, Snellville, GA 30078

February 28:

Sara Emery: “Woodshed or Garden Shed? Practice Techniques that Grow Independent Musicians”. Techniques to help students develop problem-solving skills to get difficult musical passages under control.

Grace Bible Church, 215 Simonton Road SW, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046

March 28:

Master Class with B. J. Sutherland

Grace Bible Church, 325 Simonton Road SW, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046

May 16:

Luncheon & Teacher of the Year

1123 Dogwood Road, Snellville, GA 30078