LMTA to sponsor a workshop and master class By Dr. Adrienne Wiley

Post date: Feb 17, 2014 6:45:04 PM

On Wednesday, February 26th, The Lincoln Music Teachers Association will sponsor a workshop and master class by Dr. Adrienne Wiley, NCTM. The workshop to be held from11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2788 Franklin Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, is entitled "Sequencing and pacing of Early Classic(cal) Literature” This workshop will feature “classical” piano literature ordered progressively. This type of sequencing will enable students to eventually play the bigger classics down the road. A master class will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Recital Hall #109 at the Glenn Korff School of Music Building on the UNL Campus. The workshop and master class are free and open to the public. See www.LMTA.info for more information.

Wiley is currently Professor of Music at Central Michigan University where she teaches and administers the piano pedagogy program at the bachelors and masters degree levels, and teaches applied and class piano. Because her dual focus on performance and pedagogy, Wiley has been active in both areas. She maintains an active career as a soloist on both piano and organ. In addition, she has presented workshops throughout the mid-west region on such topics as piano music for one hand, motivational music, and intermediate piano literature, to name a few. At the national level, she has presented sessions for the National Piano Teachers Institute and for the Music Teachers National Association Conferences.

Dr. Wiley received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Kansas, and her Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. She is certified through the Music Teachers National Association at the state and national levels. She served MTNA as the National Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator for four years, and Chair of the Local Association of the Year Committee and other positions on and for MTNA. She has served the state of Michigan in many capacities, most recently stepping down as Past President of MMTA. She has also served on several select Historical Research Committees for the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, and for the Michigan Music Teachers Association.