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What’s Inside Your Piano and How to Maintain It

Shane Monds was the guest lecturer at the October KMTA meeting.  Shane is a piano technician at the University of Houston Moores School of Music.  Topics of the lecture included the mechanics of the piano and the four types of … Continue reading

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Jazz & Pop Recital

Katy Music Teacher’s Association held its annual Jazz and Pop Recital on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  The audience was entertained by pieces that ranged from Disney’s “Colors of the Wind” by Menken/Coates to “All of Me” by the Piano Guys/Schmidt!  … Continue reading

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KMTA Holds October Business Meeting

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Katy Music Teachers Association held its monthly business and professional development meeting on September 20, 2017.  After the business meeting, association members enjoyed a presentation by Dr. Jon Kimura Parker, who is a concert pianist and a Rice University Professor.  … Continue reading

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Melody Bober Presentation

On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017, Melody Bober gave a presentation at Katy’s Music and Arts La Centerra.  The presentation was sponsored by Alfred Publishing.  Melody Bober presented highlights for newly-composed pieces that she has composed in addition to other composers’ compositions, … Continue reading

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Gypsy Dance

On June 18, 2017, Katy Music Teachers Association sent a piano ensemble to perform at the Texas Music Teachers Association’s Conference.  It was a wonderful performance by students from the studios of Nancy Stevenson and Diana Lopez.  Chairman for the … Continue reading

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Texas Music Teachers Association’s Conference June 15-18, 2017

Several teachers from the Katy Music Teacher’s Association attended the state conference in Dallas, Texas from June 15 -18, 2017.  The theme this year was “Seize The Music, Carpe Musicam”.  Many wonderful and informative  sessions were attended.  Among the sessions … Continue reading

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KMTA Installation of New Officers

KMTA held its end of year meeting May 17, 2017.  Highlights of this meeting were the presentation of Brandon Amison’s student, Kevin Xu recipient of the Mansfield Gold Medal Theory Award.  In order to receive this award, the student must have … Continue reading

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