VMTA Fall Conference

November, 2007 - Shenandoah University

Glenn Caluda, husband of Beth Caluda and faculty member at Shenandoah University, entertained Banquet guests on Saturday evening.
Ava Salehi, Pedagogy student of Joanne Haroutounian at George Mason University, presented research on ways to teach diverse students.
The Best Western motel put our name in lights for the Banquet.
Duettists from the studio of Gayle Brubaker participated in the Saturday afternoon master class with Robert Vandall.
Duettists from the studio of Gayle Brubaker participated in the Saturday afternoon master class with Robert Vandall.
Shenandoah Symphony conductor Jan Wagner conducted Alexander Stabile, student of Nancy Breth, and winner of the High School Concerto competition.
President-elect Debra Gunnerson is pictured with her students who participated in the Vandall Master Class.
Lynn Kleisler NCTM, VMTA Keyboard Skills Chair, and Carolyn Bryan NCTM are members of Tidewater Music Teachers Forum.
Past President Joanne Haroutounian and GMU Student Chapter President Ava Salehi represented George Mason University.
Kathyryn Rapier, NVMTA, and Conference Clinician Robert Vandall
Ken Lee, shown here with wife Marjorie Lee, administered the MTNA Woodwind competitions on Thursday.
Lisa Withers, Emory-Henry College, chaired the MTNA Junior Performance Competition; Jeffrey Brown, Christopher Newport University, chaired the Young Artist and Chamber Music Competitions; Gerald Lee served as a piano judge.
Amy Work's students, Cameron Woo and Rohan Punnoose, participated in the Ensemble master class with Robert Vandall.
Tonya Menard NCTM of Tidewater congratulates Alexander Stabile on his performance of Prokoviev's Piano Concerto.
Duettists at three pianos participated in the Master Class with Robert Vandall.
Conference Clinician Robert Vandall and teachers of students in ensembles: Debra Gunnerson, Beverly Teague, Belinda Stevens.
President Wanda Hall was joined by her sister at the VMTA Banquet.
VMTA Commissioned Composer William Averitt presented “The Memory of Shadows” performed by a flutist, violinist, violist and cellist.
Wanda Hall named Nitza Kats NCTM as VMTA Teacher of the Year 2007. Nitza is a member of Highlands MTA and a professor at Radford University.
Excellent student pages and efficient auditors kept NVMTA's Fall Festival running smoothly on Nov. 10.
Excellent student pages and efficient auditors kept NVMTA's Fall Festival running smoothly on Nov. 10.