The study of music leads inevitably to a love of the beautiful.
Plato

Dallas Music Teachers Association

DMTA Pedagogy and Performance Forum

All teachers are encouraged to bring current repertoire being learned to perform in a supportive environment. Memory is optional.  All instruments are encouraged.  Two pianos are available so bring duet/duo piano literature.  After performances, pedagogical topics will be discussed.

10:00-10:15 Coffee, 10:15-11:15

October 4, 2017
Topic: Dalcroze Study of Music Theory through Movement. 

Hands on experience.  Be ready to move, to sing, or to improvise. For all instruments and singers.  Bring your instrument. 
Location: Matthew Kline’s Home, 7115 Alexander Drive, Dallas, TX 75214

CANCELLED November 15, 2017 - TO BE RESCHEDULED
Topic:
Sight-Reading and Improvisation & Survey of Early Childhood Music Programs to enhance your studios – Music Together, Music for Young Children, Musikgarten
Location: Kara Villines’ Home, 4310 Mill Run Road, Dallas, TX 75244

January 17, 2017
Topic:
Taubman Technique – Rotational technique - How to play octaves, chords, arpeggios, and scales on the Piano.
Location: Home of Carmela Couvillon, 5107 Harvest Hill Road, Dallas, TX 75244

February 21, 2017
Topic:
Marketing, Business, & Networking for the Independent Music Teacher. Bring your business cards to share. 
Location: Sylvia Taylor’s Home, 7133 Glendora, Dallas, TX 75230