Join us for the Second Annual ASU Piano Pedagogy Day

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We are thrilled to announce the Second Annual ASU Piano Pedagogy Day, featuring Guest Clinician Dr. Scott Price and ASMTA collegiate members. Join us on Saturday, October 3, 2020. (Due to COVID-19, this year's Piano Pedagogy Day will be an online event.)

Schedule (Subject to change)

9 a.m. Autism and Piano Study I: A Basic Teaching Vocabulary with Dr. Scott Price
This session will outline basic procedures for teaching piano in the world of students with autism. With a focus on adaptive pedagogy, attendees will observe how to build and frame instruction for students with autism, and how these students develop skills in the piano lesson. Lesson videos will demonstrate the specific and detailed routines useful and necessary for fostering learning and performance success. 

10 a.m. Autism and Piano Study II: Inside the Lesson with Dr. Scott Price
This session will consist of video demonstrations of real students with varying special needs as they navigate their lessons and recital performances. Attendees will be able to watch progressive lesson segments with students in real learning stituations as they navigate repertoire, improvisation, and prepare for their performances. Special attention will focus on different learning styles of students, and on pedagogical applications that work for students with special needs, and for traditional students. 

11 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. Collegiate Member Presentations
Proposals for lightning presentations (5 minutes) should be submitted to by Friday, September 18.

12 p.m. Lunch and Breakout Room Discussions

1:30 p.m. Pedagogy Q&A with Dr. Scott Price 
Questions should be submitted to by Friday, September 25.

2:30 p.m. Pedagogical Music Concert
Performances of music by lesser-known composers should be submitted to by Friday, September 25.

Guest clinician and presenters

Dr. Scott Price, Guest Clinician

Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy
Coordinator of Piano Pedagogy
University of South Carolina School of Music

Dr. Scott Price currently serves as Carolina Distinguished Professor of Music, and Coordinator of Piano Pedagogy at the University of South Carolina School of Music, and is Immediate Past-President of the Board of Trustees of the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, The Cleveland Institute of Music, and Bowling Green State University (OH), his recent engagements have included repeated invitations and performances and clinics at the national conventions of the Music Teachers National Association, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, The Royal Conservatory of Music Professional Development Seminars, and solo recitals and presentations throughout AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, WA, VA, and Washington DC. Other engagements include performances and masterclasses in Canada, Thailand, Singapore, and in Kuala Lumpur and Penang in Malaysia, and in South Korea. Dr. Price is creator and editor-in-chief of the on-line piano pedagogy journal “Piano Pedagogy Forum.” “Piano Pedagogy Forum” has published more than 30 issues with participation from more than 100 writers from 84 different colleges/universities, over 28 different states and three foreign countries. The Music Teachers National Association named “Piano Pedagogy Forum” as the recipient of the 2008 Frances Clark Keyboard Pedagogy Award. Dr. Price has recorded 39 compact discs of educational piano music for Alfred Publishing Company and has published educational compositions with Alfred Publishing Company and the FJH Music Company. He is a member of the Committee on Special Needs Students for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. Special teaching interests of Scott Price include teaching students with disabilities, very young children, and teaching keyboard improvisation to piano students ranging from beginning to advanced levels. His work with students with special needs has been featured on WISTV (SC) and WLTX (SC), and in Clavier Companion Magazine. One of Dr. Price’s students with autism was featured on Dateline NBC, and CNN. Dr. Price is the founder of the Carolina LifeSong Initiative that is dedicated to providing piano lesson and music experiences for students with special needs, and in fostering best practices in teaching and teacher training. He has been awarded the "Best of BGSU Outstanding Graduate" alumnus award from Bowling Green State University in Ohio in 2002, and was named a Foundation Fellow by the Music Teachers National Association in 2009. He is the 2012 recipient of the Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award for the University of South Carolina. Dr. Price is a 2019 recipient of the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy Outstanding Service Recognition Award, and in 2020 he was recognized as a Carolina Distinguished Professor – the highest recognition given to a faculty member by The University of South Carolina.

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Prof. Hannah Creviston, Host

Director of Piano Pedagogy
Director of ASU Community Music School
Coordinator of Class Piano
Clinical Associate Professor of Music (Piano Pedagogy)
Arizona State University

Described as “impressive and expressive” (Fanfare Magazine) and "superb...[with] great dexterity, rhythm, and touch" (American Record Guide), Hannah Creviston is Clinical Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy, Director of the Music Prep Program and Coordinator of Class Piano at Arizona State University. She received her B.Mus. in Piano Performance and Music Education with a Piano Pedagogy concentration from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, studying with Eugenia Tsarov. A researcher and presenter on the effects of music on children with autism, she holds an M.M. in Piano Performance and an M.MuED in Early Childhood/Elementary Music Education from the University of South Carolina where she studied piano with Dr. Scott Price. Prior to joining the faculty at ASU in Fall 2012, Creviston was on the faculty at the Crane School of Music.

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ASMTA Member Students FREE

Non-ASMTA Member Students $5.00

ASMTA Member Teachers $15.00

Non-ASMTA Member Teachers $25.00