Buechner Piano Recital

November 13th at 7:30 p.m. University of Alaska Anchorage Fine Arts Building Recital Hall Sara Davis Buechner, this year’s AMTA competition judge, will give a recital of solo piano music by Mozart and Gershwin. Tickets are available at the door,

AMTA Competition

November 14th 2015, 1:30-4:30 pm University of Alaska Anchorage Fine Arts Building Recital Hall The Alaska State level of the Music Teachers National Association Competition will be held Saturday, November 14th from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., with winners announced following

Alaska Piano Competition

April 30th and May 1st, 2016 University of Alaska Anchorage Fine Arts Building This annual UAA Music Department sponsored competition is open to intermediate and advanced students through age 18. Students of any Alaskan piano teacher who have been studying

Jill Timmons

October 8, 2016 at Classic Pianos Music educator Jill Timmons plans to visit Anchorage this spring to present her new book, The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan. Plans are also in the works for a masterclass with

Dr. Laura Koenig

January 29th, 2016, 9:30 a.m. University of Alaska Anchorage Fine Arts Building Dr. Laura Koenig, University of Alaska Anchorage professor of music, will present on a music history topic, to be announced. Dr. Koenig has presented for us many times

Piano Marvel Method

November 20th, 10:30 a.m. 6901 Round Tree Drive (please park in the nearby cul-de-sac) Dean and Cindy Epperson will give a presentation at their home on Piano Marvel, a teaching method that includes piano education software with instant feedback and

Ribbon Festival

Saturday April 1, 2017 St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Tudor and Lake Otis) The Ribbon Festival is a fun and motivating event for piano students! This Festival offers piano students the opportunity to perform solos, duets, ensembles with other instruments, and

Fall Adjudications

The AKTA Board has decided to offer Adjudications to its membership, similar to those sponsored in the past by AMTA, again this year. NEW THIS YEAR: We are offering adjudications November 12-14. We have asked Ann Fernandez, our very own

MTNA Alaska Composition Winners

Music Teachers National Association is pleased to announce the results of the composition competition for Alaska. Elementary: Winner: Josiah Verbrugge, Student of Carolyn Nickles Honorable mention: Fiona Gehrke, Student of Alla Artemyeva Junior: Senior: Winner: Caitlin Rowland, Student of Lynda Lybeck-Robinson