Continuing Education

NNMTA is committed to providing its members opportunities for professional growth.  To this end, NNMTA offers a series of monthly continuing education classes for its members.  Recent classes have addressed topics as diverse as:

  • Formulating a philosophy of teaching
  • Teaching technique at the intermediate level
  • Preparing students for the Reno Youth Music Festival
  • Tax law for the independent music teacher
  • Pacing and sequencing for beginners

See the calendar for the currently scheduled continuing education classes.

Our most recent video-recorded session can be found at the following link:

Piano Techniques and Effects-An Historical Approach to Pedaling

Hand Conditions Affecting Musicians.  A lecture by Dr. Thomas Christensen of the Reno Orthopedic Clinic.

 

SEPTEMBER 2015:  Videos —A GUIDE TO FESTIVAL

Click on links below to view.

Part 1 (Entering students)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FahsOhPcF1U

Part 2 (Choosing repertoire)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e270NHNTOo0

Part 3 (Preparing repertoire)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32uxla2Xj00

Part 4 (Preparing theory)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIjnkvLhLB0

Part 5 (Judging sheets and final thoughts)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugoAmZY75AE

 

Videos from September 2014 session

Part 1:  Who am I?          http://youtu.be/Hlp1WhAW8YI

Part 2:  What do I teach?    http://youtu.be/vjqi1QT6Yn8

Part 3: How Do I Teach?    http://youtu.be/V3XAQIPf8Jk

Part 4:  Who Do I Teach?     http://youtu.be/Elc3Ko8IqgM

Part 5:  Staying Effective     http://youtu.be/hkF08Kf3MH0

Videos from October 2014 session

Taxes 1  http://youtu.be/4G8JldcSofg

Taxes 2  http://youtu.be/HQ-WwCbtUrU

Federal Trade Commission and MTA Code of Ethics  http://youtu.be/HQ-WwCbtUrU

Federal Trade Commission and MTA Code of Ethics   http://youtu.be/7YeewX_hgH8

Videos in HD from March:  Denise Alvarez Teaching Seminar

1.  http://youtu.be/UQtccKqLEzY

2. http://youtu.be/ESzB58Cvz4M

3. http://youtu.be/JE3r-pS8hko

4. http://youtu.be/BuTYfGosBnI

Dr. Richard Ciono Workshop: Steps to Learning