CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday, March 23

5:45 - 6:15 pm

REGISTRATION OPENS

6:30 - 7:30 pm

OPENING SESSION

Why Can’t I Hear?: Hearing Loss and Alexander Technique
Christine Isley-Farmer
7:15 - 8:15 pm

SOCIAL HOUR

Saturday, March 24

9:15 - 10:45 am

SESSION 1

AFlow and Power : Arms, Hands and Fingers for String Players strings
Jano Cohen 

BAdvantageous Body Support for Performance all tracks
Paul Aoki
11:00am - 12:30 pm

SESSION 2

AYou Are the Music : Embodied Presence in Practice & Performance all tracks
Anne Johnson

BVoice & Movement : Flow Integration voice
Clara Sandler
12:30 - 1:45 pm

LUNCH

1:45 - 3:15 pm

SESSION 3

ATeaching Musicians Ease all tracks
Ariel Weiss

BIntegration Piano Method piano
Yoshimi Ito
3:30 - 5:00 pm

SESSION 4

AMyths and Realities of Breathing wind voice
James Brody

BMaking the Most of Your Warm-up Time strings
Pamela Bartlett

Sunday, March 25

9:15 - 10:45 am

SESSION 5

AThe Tyranny of Intonation strings
Alexander Farkas

BBring Your Instrument all tracks
Ann Rodiger
11:00 - 12:30 pm

SESSION 6

AChairwork : A Highly Effective Indirect Approach for Musicians to Learn and Apply Alexander's Principles all tracks
Chris Mincer

BYour Beautiful Singing Voice : In Theory, Experience & Practice voice
Diane Gaary
12:30 - 1:30 pm

BRUNCH

11:00 - 12:30 pm

SESSION 6

AThe Art of Making Music : Building Awareness While Performing in an Ensemble all tracks
Heather Gardner & Jay Foote

BConnecting the Part to the Whole : Enhancing Freedom and Support for the Arms at the Piano piano
Anita King
3:00 - 3:45 pm

FACULTY CONCERT

2:00 - 2:30 pm

CLOSING SESSION

Taking It With You
Ann Rodiger & Ariel Weiss