Fifty-seventh Annual Conference
November 2-4, 2017 • Winthrop University
Anton Nel, winner of the first prize in the 1987 Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall, enjoys a remarkable and multifaceted career that has taken him to North and South America, Europe, Asia, and South Africa. He holds the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Piano at the University of Texas at Austin.
Diane Hidy is a pianist, teacher, and composer. Her website, DianeHidy.com is visited by thousands of teachers each month for practical advice. Her helpful and humorous writing inspires teachers world-wide. Drawing on her extensive experience teaching quirky and delightful children, she will examine a variety of the challenges they face.
Daniel Musselman currently serves as Acting Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities at Union University. His commissioned work is a piano duet with narrator entitled “Three Pieces for Four Hands.” It is suitable for pre-college pianists and will be performed by students of Julie Carrier.
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Call for Student Proposals
The Conference will provide an opportunity for selected students to present research posters and an opportunity for one student to present a 30-minute session. The call for proposals is open to all South Carolina undergraduate and graduate college-level music students. Submissions (electronic copies only) must be emailed by October 6, 2017, at 5:00pm to Dr. Scott Price.
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SCMTA has reserved blocks of rooms at Fairfield Inn & Suites Rock Hill and TownePlace Suites Rock Hill. SCMTA rates are available until October 12.Read more
A Special Invitation
Any SCMTA member conference attendee may bring ONE prospective member as a guest. The guest’s conference registration and artist’s recital will be complimentary, but meals must be reserved and paid for in advance by contacting SCMTA treasurer Kathleen Nungesser. Persons attending the conference free of charge must be a first-time conference attendee, live in or have a studio in the state of South Carolina, be the guest of an SCMTA member attending the conference and may not be a former member of SCMTA. Take advantage of this opportunity to invite potential members!