Toledo Piano Teachers Association 
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The Toledo Piano Teachers Association was established in Toledo, Ohio, in 1917. Our vibrant group of piano and organ instructors holds regular meetings, educational
programs, networking, referral opportunities, and fellowship to its members. Visitors are welcome, and piano teachers are encouraged to join us!


                                                                        2018-2019 Event Program


*Artist Masterclasses and Recitals are sponsored by the Estate of Dorothy MacKenzie Price, The University of Toledo, and the Toledo Piano Teachers Association.
These events are free and open to the public.


Fall 2018

September 11     Tuesday        10:00 a.m.    Kick-off Meeting and Brunch    Scrambler Marie's, 3344 Secor Road, Toledo, Ohio 43606


October 9            Tuesday        10:00 a.m.    General Meeting    Emmanuel Baptist Church, in the Chapel, 4207 West Laskey Road, Toledo, Ohio 43623
                                                  10:30 a.m.    Program:  "Teaching Outside the Box: Are there materials other than my favorite method 
                                                                       that would be good to know about?"  presented by:  Rebecca Baumann Herrold


November 2        Friday            Special event:  Please bring your favorite 4-, 6-, and 8- hand piano repertoire and bring a dish to pass.
                                                  10:00 a.m.    Meet and Greet    Emmanuel Baptist Church, in the Chapel, 4207 West Laskey Road, Toledo, Ohio 43623
                                                  10:15 a.m.  Joint Program with Wood-Ottawa County OMTA chapter:  "Many Hands Makes Fun"
                                                  11:30 a.m.    Potluck luncheon


November 3         Saturday       10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon             Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                    *Artist Masterclass by Logan Skelton, Professor of Piano at the University of Michigan


November 4        Sunday             3:00 p.m.       Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                    *Artist Recital by Logan Skelton, Professor of Piano at the University of Michigan


December     15 and 16 [Dates Tentative]   1:00-5:00 p.m.   The Tam O-Shanter, 7060 W. Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, Ohio 43650                                      
                                                    Student Holiday Performance Showcase at Christmas Wonderland
                                                    Organized by Janet Rutter and Yvonne Youngblood


                                         Holiday Break


Winter-Spring 2019

January 20          Sunday             12:00 - 6:00 p.m.        Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                       Masterclass with Frances Renzi and Michael Boyd, open for public audience attendance
                                                       Featuring students participating in the March Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals Concert     


February 2         Saturday               9:00 - 5:00 p.m.           Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                        OMTA Lucas County Music Festival


February 9        Saturday              10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                        *Artist Masterclass with Gabriel Dobner, Piano, and Kevin McMillan, Baritone, of James Madison University


February  10      Sunday                 3:00 p.m.                Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                        *Artist Recital by Gabriel Dobner, Piano, and Kevin McMillan, Baritone, of James Madison University


March 1              Friday                   8:00 p.m.                Trinity Episcopal Church, 316 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604
                                                        Concert performance of Camille Saint-Saens' "Carnival of the Animals"
                                                        Featuring TPTA students and teachers, and the University of Toledo Symphony Orchestra directed by Dr. Matthew Forte


March   5           Tuesday               10:00 a.m.    General Meeting    Emmanuel Baptist Church, in the Chapel, 4207 West Laskey Road, Toledo, Ohio 43623
                                                       10:30 a.m.    Program:    "Piano Music for Small Hands"  presented by:  Karen Park             


April  6               Saturday               10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon           Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                        *Artist Masterclass with Joseph Kingma, Pianist Clinician, Palm Beach Atlantic University


April   7               Sunday                   3:00 p.m.                 Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, The University of Toledo
                                                         *Artist Recital by Joseph Kingma, Pianist, Palm Beach Atlantic University


May    14            Tuesday                 Annual Spring Event             The Manor House at Wildwood Preserve Metropark, 5100 W. Central Avenue, Toledo, OH
                                                           9:30 a.m.    General Planning Meeting - All Members
                                                         10:00 a.m.    Presentations by TPTA Mentees
                                                         11:00 a.m.    Recital by TPTA Teachers    (Andreea Lee, chair)
                                                         12:00 p.m.    Luncheon    (Vivienne Sommerfield, chair)


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