Calendar of Public Events

 
 

2017

January 7, Lake Stevens, WA, Pattern Play Intensive

January 21, 22, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Pattern Play Intensive, Chord Play Intensive

February 25, Salem, OR, Concert with Kevin Helppie

March 18-21, Baltimore, MD, MTNA National Conference, Improvisation Masterclass

March 22, Willow Grove, PA, Northern Delaware Valley chapter of PMTAPresentation: “Where’s the Creativity?”

April 1, Arlington, WA, Pattern Play Intensives

April 12, 2017, Bonn, Germany, Klavierhaus Klavins, Workshop on Improvisation for Teachers

May 20-21, Gig Harbor, WA, Intensives

June 22-23, Shoreline, WA, WSMTA Conference, Presentations on the Four Arts of Music

June 30-July 4, Santa Clara, CA, Guest Artist at MTAC Conference (Music Teachers Association of California)

July 4, Santa Clara, CA, MTAC Conference.Five Presentations: Four Arts Concert (with vocalist Kevin Helppie), Teaching Songwriting (with vocalist Kevin Helppie), Improvisation Masterclass, Presentation: Performers vs. Creators, Small Group Session

July 20, Seattle, WA, Pattern Play Intensive, Level One

July 22, Everett, WA, Chord Play Intensive

September 22-23, Moscow, ID, IMTA Conference (Idaho Music Teachers Association) Keynote Presenter: Concert: Four Arts of Music, Improvisation Masterclass, Demonstration Lesson, Teaching the Four Arts of Music Presentation

October 14, Concord, NH, NHMTA Quad State ConventionConference Clinician

October 21-22, Hingham, MA, Pattern Play Intensive, Chord Play Intensive

October 29, Portland, OR, NATS NW Regional Conference, Presentation: Improvisation for Singers

November 1, 2017 Gig Harbor, WA, Presentation for Gig Harbor Chapter of MTNA

November 4, Gig Harbor, WA, Duet Concert with Andrea Rackl

November 18-19, Mountain View, CA, San Francisco and Santa Clara Valley chapters of CAPMT, Sessions for Students and Teachers, Pattern Play Intensive

November 20, Everett, WA, SCMTA Meeting

November 27, Bellevue, WA, Eastside Chapter of WSMTA, Presentation: Artistry, Musicality, and Creativity from Lesson One

2016

February 9, Mount Vernon, WA, Presentation for Skagit Valley Chapter of WSMTA

February 9, Portland, OR, “Teaching Songwriting” Workshop for OMTA

March 4, Lawrenceville, NJ, Presentation for Piano Teacher Forum

March 5, Robbinsville, NJ, Pattern Play Intensive

March 12-13, Concord, NH, Pattern Play Intensive

April 2-6, San Antonio, TX, MTNA National Conference

May 3, Monmouth, OR, Concert with Vocalist Kevin Helppie at WOU

May 5, Salem, OR, Presentation and Pattern Play Intensive

May 17, Bellingham, WA, Masterclasses on the Four Arts of Music

May 19, Seattle, WA, Presentation for Seattle Chapter of WSMTA

June 20-21, Rochester, NY, Clinician for the Rochester Piano Teacher’s Guild, nine different presentations at the annual conference

July 1-5, Los Angeles, CA, Guest Artist at the MTAC Conference, three presentations

August 13-14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Presentations at RCM Summer Summit

August 20-21, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Presentations at RCM Summer Summit

October 8, Marysville, WA, District 1 and 2 Conference, Co-Conference Clinician with Jody Graves

October 14, Willow Grove, PA, Presentations for Bucks County Chapter

October 15-16, Robbinsville, NJ, Pattern Play Intensive (Level 2), Chord Play Intensive

October 17, Springfield, NJ, Pattern Play Mini-Intensive

October 19, Montclair State U., NJ, Presentation for NAFME Collegiate Chapter

October 20, 2016, Madison, NJ, The Music Educators Association of New Jersey, Presentation: The Four Arts of Music

2015

March 15, Bala Cynwyd, PA, Concert for Bala Cynwyd Library Concert Series

March 17, Philadelphia, PA, Concert at Thomas Jefferson Medical College

March 18, Merion Station, PA, Presentations at three high schools

March 19, Abington, PA, Concert at Penn State

March 21-25, Las Vegas, NV, MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Conference, Showcase: Teaching Sight Reading, Improvising, Arranging, and Interpreting—in Every Lesson!

April 17, El Dorado Hills, CA, Presentation for Music Teachers: The Four Arts of Music

April 17, El Dorado Hills, CA, Concert at Stokes Music Studio and Event Center

April 18, Davis, CA, Three Master Classes, Pattern Play 1 Intensive

April 19, 2015 Davis, CA, Chord Play 1 Intensive

June 19-21, Welches (Mt. Hood), OR, Oregon Music Teacher Association State Conference, Presentations: The Four Arts of Music, The Art of Interpreting, Stories of the Masters, Master Class

July 3-6, San Jose, CA, MTAC (Music Teachers Association of California) Conference, Presentations: The Four Arts of Music, Teaching the Four Arts of Music, Small Group Sessions: Creative Practicing, Improvisation Teaching Training, Improvisation Master Class

July 19, Menucha, OR, Harmony Roads Conference, Presentation: Teaching the Four Arts of Music

July 29-August 1, Lombard, IL, NCKP (National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy), Pre-Conference Session: The Flavors and Styles of Chords,Pre-Conference Session: From No to Flow: Enabling Anyone to Improvise,Plenary Session, Teaching Demonstration: A “Four Arts” Lesson, Presentations: Essential Ideas—Teaching Improvising, Arranging, and Composing, Creative Practicing and the Art of Interpreting

September 18, Sacramento, CA, Chord Play 1 Intensive

September 19, Davis, CA, Pattern Play 2 Intensive

September 20, Davis, CA, Chord Play 2 Intensive

September 21, Sacramento, CA, Pattern Play 1 Intensive

September 26, Victoria, B.C. Canada, Pattern Play 1 Intensive

October 5-12, Toronto, ON, Canada, Filming Videos for Royal Conservatory of Music

October 17 Bellevue, WA, Benefit Concert for Children’s Hospital with Andrea Rackl, pianist

October 22-25 Fort Myers, FL, FSMTA Conference (Florida State Music Teacher Association)

October 30-31, Portland, OR, Pattern Play 1 and Chord Play 1 Intensives

2014

January 11, Redmond, WA, Concert of World Songs

March 8-9, Eugene, OR, One-Day Pattern Play Intensive, One-Day Chord Play Intensive

March 14, Seattle, WA, Benefit Performance for FamilyWorks

March 22-26, Chicago, IL, MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Conference, Presentation: From Random to Rhythm: Helping All Students Improvise

April 11-12, State College, PA, Concert: The Four Arts of Music, Workshops: Improvising and Arranging

June 1, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Workshop at RCM’s Wide Open House

June 2-6, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Teacher Training at the Royal Conservatory School

June 7, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Workshop at the Arcadia School of Music

June 21, Victoria, B.C., Canada, Benefit Concert with vocalist Kevin Helppie

June 27, Portland, OR, National Federation of Music Clubs Annual Conference, Keynote Speech: The Secret of Teaching

June 28-July 1, Los Angeles, CA, Music Teachers Association of California Conference, Presentations: Creative Practicing, The Art of Interpreting, Small Group Session: Creativity, Showcases: Pattern Play, Chord Play

July 8 – 11, Dallas, TX, SMU-IPT Conference, Concert: The Four Arts of Music, Demonstration Lesson: Four Arts in One Lesson, Lab Session: Beyond Major and Minor, Presentations: Stories of the Masters, Creative Practicing, Beyond Correct - Cultivating the Art of Interpreting, Group Improvisation, Pattern Play / Chord Play Showcase

July 26-27, Portland, OR, Pattern Play 2 Intensive, Chord Play 2 Intensive

October 1, Gig Harbor, WA, Improvisation Masterclass for Gig Harbor Chapter of WSMTA

October 10, Tigard, Oregon, Tualatin Valley District of Oregon Music Teachers Association, Presentation at Chapter Meeting, Pattern Play Workshops

October 11, Newburg, Oregon, Chord Play 1 Intensive

October 17-18, Boulder, CO, Concert and Workshops at Colorado University

November 15, Seattle, WA, Benefit Concert for the Clowns at Children’s Hospital

2013

January 14, Bellevue, WA, Workshop for the Eastside Music Teacher’s Association

February 2, Oxford, England, Workshops: Pattern Play, Chord Play

February 8-9, London, England, Two-Day Intensives: Pattern Play, Chord Play

February 12, London, England, Workshop at Chappells, 152-160 Wardour St.

February 16, London, England, Workshop for the Piano Teacher’s Course at Purcell School of Music

March 9-13, Anaheim, CA, MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Conference

April 15, Honolulu, HI, Workshop for Teachers at Punahou Music School

June 7-9, Indiana, PA, Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association Conference

June 28-July 2, Santa Clara, CA, MTAC (Music Teachers Association of California) Conference

July 16-19, Tukwila, WA, Summer Intensives on Pattern Play and Chord Play

July 24-27, Lombard, IL, NCKP (National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy)

July 28, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canada RCM Summer Summit

July 29, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Cosmo Music, 10 Via Renzo Drive

August 1-3, Portland, OR, Intensives on Pattern Play and Chord Play

September 21-23, Davis, CA, Intensives on Pattern Play and Chord Play

October 2, Gig Harbor, WA, WSMTA (Washington State Music Teachers Association) Chapter Meeting

October 14, Eugene, OR,OMTA (Oregon Music Teachers Association) Chapter Meeting

October 19-20, Victoria, BC, Canada, NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Northwest Regional Conference

November 16, 2013, Seattle, WA, Benefit Concert for the Clowns at Children’s Hospital

2012

March 27, New York City, NY, MTNA Conference, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

April 12, San Antonio, TX, UTSA, Topic: Pattern Play

April 13, San Antonio, TX, RBC Music

April 14, Austin, TX, Bachus Conservatory, Topic: The Chord Play Series and the Pattern Play Series

May 7, Markham, Ontario, Canada, Pro Music, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 8, Toronto Ontario, Canada, Long & McQuade Clinic Hall, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 9, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Long & McQuade, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 10, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Music Plus Corporation, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 11, London, Ontario, Canada, Long & McQuade, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 23, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, Darren’s Music Place, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 24, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Irene Besse Keyboards, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

May 25, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Knox United Church, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

June 6, Northglenn, CO, CSMTA (Colorado State Music Teachers Association) Conference

June 15-17, Grapevine, TX, TMTA (Texas Music Teachers Association) Conference

June 18- 20, Bellingham, WA, WSMTA (Washington State Music Teachers Association) Conference, Topic: Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

June 29, Stevenson, WA, Oregon Music Teachers Association Conference, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Series

June 30-July 2, San Diego, CA, MTAC Conference, Showcases on Chord Play and Pattern Play, Improvisation Master Class, Stories of the Masters: The Shift from Improvisation to Interpretation

July 11, Victoria, B.C., Canada, Long and McQuade Music Education Centre Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

July 12, North Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Long & McQuade, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

July 13, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Long & McQuade, Topic: The Chord Play Series and Pattern Play Book 6

July 18-21, Seattle, WA, Summer Intensives

July 28-29, Vancouver, BC, RCM Pedagogy Summit: “Inspiring the Whole Musician”, Topics: The Four Arts: A Model for Music Education, A Brief History of Piano Pedagogy

August 1-4, Seattle, WA, Summer Intensives

August 6-7, Minneapolis, MN, Schmitt Music Expo

September 21-22, Moses Lake, WA, Recital and workshops

October 16, Seattle, WA, Seattle Music Teachers Association

October 26-27, Appleton, WI, Wisconsin Music Teachers Association Conference

November 3, 2012, Champaign, IL, Illinois Music Teachers Association Conference

November 9, Winchester, VA, Virginia Music Teachers Association Conference

2011

March 26-29, Milwaukee, WI, MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Conference

April 5, 2011 Vancouver, BC, Long & McQuade

April 6, Richmond, BC, Long & McQuade

April 7, Port Coquitlam, BC, Long & McQuade

April 8, Victoria, BC, Long & McQuade

April 15, Portland, OR, Workshop on Pattern Play for piano teachers

May 10, New Providence, NJ, Elefante Music

May 11, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Stratford Public Library

May 12, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Cosmo Music

May 13, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Music Plus Corporation

May 14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Long & McQuade Clinic Hall

June 3-4, Tucson, AZ, Arizona State Music Teachers Conference

June 6, Gilbert, AZ, Music & Arts

June 13, The Dalles, OR, Mid Columbia Music Teachers

July 2, 2011 Oakland, CA, MTAC Conference (Music Teachers Association of California)

July 7-9, Regina, SK, Canada, CFMTA Conference

July 14-15, Tukwila, WA, Two-day Summer Creativity Intensive

July 23-24, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, RCM Creativity Summit

July 25, Carmel, IN, Piano Solutions

July 26, Decatur, IL, Millikin University, Perkinson Music Center

July 27, Naperville, IL Music & Arts

July 28-30, Chicago, IL National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy

August 1, Overland Park, KS, Schmitt Music Recital Hall

August 10-11, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Two-day Teacher Training

August 15-16, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Two-day Teacher Training

October 15, Poulsbo, WA, WSMTA (Washington State Music Teacher Association) Chapter Meeting

November 5, Daytona Beach, FL, Florida State Music Teachers Conference

November 7, Ellicott City, MD Music and Arts Store

2010

March 20-23, Albuquerque, NM, MTNA (National Conference)

April 28, Brampton, Ontario, Canada, Long & McQuade

April 29, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Granata Music

April 30, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Long & McQuade

May 1, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Cosmo Music

May 3, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Music Plus Corporation

May 4, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Remenyi House of Music

May 5, London, Ontario, Canada, Belle Air Music

May 29, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Note-able Music

May 30, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, Innovations Music

May 31, Regina, SK, Canada, Conexus Arts Centre

June 1, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Irene Jesse Keyboards

June 2, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Alberta Music Teachers Association

June 7-8, Brooklyn Park, MN, Minnesota State Music Teachers Conference

June 9, Carmel, IN, Piano Solutions Recital Hall

June 21-22, Olympia, WA, Washington State Music Teachers Conference

July 1-3, Los Angeles, CA, MTAC (Music Teachers Association of California) Conference

July 12-13 and 15-16, 20, Tukwila, WA, Summer Intensives on Pattern Play

August 9, Minneapolis, MN, Schmitt Music Expo

August 17, Langley, BC Tom Lee Music

August 18, Richmond, BC, Tom Lee Music

August 19, Vancouver, BC, Tom Lee Music

August 20, Victoria, BC, Tom Lee Music

October 28-31, Dickinson, ND, North Dakota State Music Teachers Conference

November 6, Laurenceville, NJ, Jacobs Piano

November 7, Willow Grove, PA, Jacobs Piano

November 11, Cleveland, OH, Ohio State Music Teachers Conference