SW Montana – Bozeman

Southwest Montana Music Teachers Association

The Southwest Montana Music Teacher’s Association, in conjunction with a grant from the Montana Arts Council, will be hosting Dr. Jody Graves, associate professor of piano at Eastern Washington University, for a music teacher’s workshop on April 25-26, 2014, in Bozeman. This event will be open to interested teachers and students statewide. Dr. Graves will be presenting two pedagogical sessions on Friday evening and Saturday morning, along with adjudication sessions for students Saturday afternoon. Cost for the workshop sessions will be $10 each or $15 for both sessions for students, and $20/$35 for non-students. Adjudication will be available in 10, 15, or 20-minute time slots. The registration deadline for adjudication sessions will be April 4, 2014.

Dr. Jody Graves maintains a diverse and active performing career, and is nationally and internationally recognized as a distinguished performing artist and teacher of piano. She has authored articles for both the American Music Teacher and Clavier magazines, and has served as a clinician and guest artist at a number of national and state MTNA conferences. Dr. Graves maintains an active schedule as a presenter and adjudicator and has served as a Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. State Department. For more information and to obtain student entry forms, please contact, Jessica Olson at pianohearder@gmail.com or call (406) 451-4848. — Jessica Olson