10h15 Opening of the Conference
Tuire Ranta-Meyer, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Katarina Nummi-Kuisma, President of the Piano Teachers’ Association
10h30 Student Concert
11h15 Learning to play the piano together, project in four Music Institutes at Pirkanmaa
Jyrki Lähteenmäki and Sanna Viitaniemi
11h45 I’m Poulenc – Integration of Teaching the Piano and Music History by using Drama Pedagogy
Päivi Kantanen and Hanna Elomaa, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
12h15 Exhibiton of Notes and Musical Instruments
12h45 Lunch (at own cost)
14h00 Teaching Improvisation
Anto Pett, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
15h30 Annual Meeting
19h00 Virtuoso on the loose! Evening Concert by Jukka Nykänen
Sunday, 9th February 2013
10h30 Performance Coaching at Music School Level
Päivi Arjas, Sibelius Academy
11h15 The Principles of good Feedback
Sanna Vehviläinen, the University of Tampere
12h30 Guest Pianist Jukka Nykänen
interviewed by Eeva Sarmanto-Neuvonen
13h00 Panel Discussion: The Developing Practices of the piano exams at Music Institutes in Finland
chairman Junio Kimanen, participants Minna-Maria Pesonen, Jarkko Kantala, Kristiina Ilmonen and Tuula Pulkki
14h30 Closing of the Conference
The Piano Conference takes place at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Ruoholahdentori 6, 00180 Helsinki, tel. 09 74245000, 09 58605822
Please registrate by paying the participation fee to the bank account of the Piano Teachers’ Association 101430-141487 by 9th January 2014 at the latest. The name of the participant should be seen in the receipt of the payment.
Members and students 80€
Others (non members) 130€
Dinner buffet 35€ (Please pay at the same time with the registration)
No separate daily fees.
The participants marked in the list of members of the Piano Teachers’ Association and having paid the member’s fee of the year 2013 may pay the member’s participation fee.
The reservation fees are not refundable, except on medical reasons on doctor’s certificate.
NOTICE! Participating in the Piano Conference is free of charge for full-time students of piano pedagogy. Registration by e-mail is required for the participation by 9th January 2014 to the e-mail address . Remember to mention the name of your institut.
There are rooms reserved for the participants of the conference:
RADISSON BLUE SEASIDE HOTEL
Ruoholahdenranta 3, 00180 Helsinki, tel. 020 1234707
1hh Standard 90€/day
2hh Standard 90€/day
The prices include buffet breakfast and customer´s sauna. Please, notice that the there’s only a limited number of rooms available and the reservations should be made by 9th January 2014. Remember to mention “Piano Conference” when making the reservation.
CALL FOR THE MEETING
The statutory Annual Meeting of the Piano Teacher´s Association will be held on Saturday 8th February 2014 at 3.30 p.m at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Ruoholahdentori 6, 00180 Helsinki. The statutory issues of an annual meeting will be dealt with and the board members being under resignation the next year will be allotted in the meeting. The rules are available on the website of the association.