General Meetings and the Delegate Assembly

Posted on 05/08/2016



Opening General Session: Keynote Address

The opening General Session is Friday, June 17 from 9:30-1:30 a.m. Ingrid Clarfield will be giving the Keynote Address. Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield, Professor and Coordinator of the Piano Department at Westminister Choir College of Rider University, is a nationally recognized performer, clinician, and author. She has presented workshops and master classes in more than 100 cities across North American, She is the 2012 MTNA Teacher of the Year and recipient of the 2015 NCKP Lifetime Achievement Award.

 General Session and Delegate Assembly

The General Session and Delegate Assembly is Saturday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. During the General Session, the TMTA Officers as well as the TMTA Trustees will be present their reports. Fifty-year members will be recognized, as well as a time to remember TMTA teachers who have passed away. Delegate Assembly Directors, Jerry Cornish and Norman Schack, will host of the Delegate Assembly.



Closing Session

During the Closing Session on Sunday, June 19 at 5:30 p.m., Patty Lee and Dino Muli will perform as new college faculty members. The TMTA Commissioned Composer piece for 2016 is Caleb Wenzel and he will present his composition Portraits and Postcards.

Caleb Wenzel

Caleb Wenzel maintains a diverse artistic profile as a conductor, composer, and pianist. He has recently conducted performances for Latino Music Fest (Chicago), The Oregon Bach Festival, and the American Bach Society and his compositions have been featured in performances across the country. He has collaborated with many of the top composers of our day, including, Augusta Read Thomas, Robert Kyr, Steven Stucky, and Sir James MacMillan. He is in the final stage of completing his Doctorate of Music Arts at the University of Notre Dame.

Patty Lee

Dr. Patty Lee enjoys an active teaching career and recently joined the faculty at Concordia University Texas this past fall. She is also an Assistant Professor at Texas Lutheran University and is an instructor at Lake Travis United Methodist Church Music Academy. Her main teachers are Nancy Garrett, Dr. Charles Asceh, and Seung Kyo Choi.

Dino Muli

Dino Muli ,a native of Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina, is active as a recitalist and has performed in Austria, Canada, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, United States, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Piano Performance from University of Sarajevo and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Wisconsin Madison. His college teaching experience includes work at the University of Sarajevo, University of Wisconsin Madison, and at Madison Area Technical College