The general monthly KMTA meeting took place April 19, 2017. Highlights of the meeting were reports from several committees including, Original Composition Committee, State Theory Committee and Spring Festival Committee. The original composition chair, Kathleen Daugherty, reported that one student from the studio of Rebecca Combs participated and received Honorable Mention. The State Theory Chair, Nancy Stevenson, reported that 273 students took the test out of which 163 were gold medals, 69 Silver and 33 bronze. The Spring Festival Chair, Linda Bryan, reported that 17 teachers enrolled 175 students for the Spring Festival, of which, 163 performed. Judges this year commented on the excellent quality of the student’s performances.
Following the meeting, KMTA members received some professional development:
“Reflecting What’s Right in Your Playing: An Introduction to Mirror Practice”, by Michael Clark, University of Houston.