CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday, February 15

5:45 - 6:15 pm

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPENS

6:15 - 7:30 pm

OPENING SESSION

Integrating Self, Music & Colleagues: Musicians as Collaborators
Ann Rodiger & Ariel Weiss
7:30 - 8:15 pm

SOCIAL GATHERING

Saturday, February 16

9:15 - 10:45 am

SESSION 1

AGetting Off the Hamster Wheel of Performance Anxiety
Robyn Dixon Costa, Erin Huang & Katherine Palumbo  

BThe Paradox of Feeling Music Without Feeling Tension piano
Heather Campbell

CVibrations In Body, Space and Time: Warming Up the Voice for Practice & Performance voice
Heather Gardner & Jessica Goldring
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

SESSION 2

AHow to Talk with Musicians about the Alexander Technique
Ayu Wang

BPiano Warm-Ups and Repertoire Choreography piano
Debi Adams

CThe Voice Lesson voice
Audrey Luna
12:30 - 1:45 pm

LUNCH

1:45 - 3:15 pm

SESSION 3

AFinding Freedom Through Imagination
James Blumer & Shawn Copeland

BA Duet of Piano Pedagogy & Alexander Technique: Cultivating Awareness in Junior Piano Students piano
Gabriella Minnes Brandes and Jennifer Condie

CThe Whole Performer: An Alexander Approach to Common Challenges for Singers voice
Eleanor Taylor
3:30 - 5:00 pm

SESSION 4

AInhibition & Musical Success
Abigail Albaugh

BWhole-Body Breathing voice
Michael Hanko

Sunday, February 17

9:15 - 10:45 am

SESSION 5

AExploring Flow in Performance: Taking Your Deep Alexander Practice to the Stage
Jay Foote

BPiano Master Class piano
Heidi Brende Leathwood
11:00 - 12:30 pm

SESSION 6

ABring Your Music - Master Class
Ann Rodiger

BThe Impulse for Voice & Song voice
Jean McClelland
12:30 - 1:30 pm

BRUNCH

1:30 - 3:00 pm

SESSION 7

ABring Your Music - Master Class
Ariel Weiss

BPiano Technique: The Big Picture piano
Tim Pyper
3:00 - 3:45 pm

FACULTY CONCERT

3:45 - 4:15 pm

CLOSING SESSION

Taking It With You
Ann Rodiger & Ariel Weiss