Piano Teachers' Forum of Grand Rapids

January 12, 2018; 9:30 am
Dr. Robin Connell
If You Can Play the Piano You Can Always Find Work
(if you can find a Piano)!


February 9, 2018; 9:30 am
Gail Lytle Lira, M.M.
The Art of Memorization


March 9, 2018; 9:30 am
Dr. Young Hyun Cho, MSU
Exploring Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 3


April 13, 2018; 9:30 am
Laurie Marshall, M.M.
William Gillock: Inspiring Young Musicians



May 11, 2018; 10:00 am 
Winner's Recital

2017-2018 Piano Teachers Forum Programs

September 8, 2017; 9:30 a.m.
Membership Coffee

October 13, 2017; 10:00 a.m.
Dr. Debora DeWitt, Associate Professor of Piano, GRCC
The Total Music Theory Makeover 

GRCC Music Building Choir Room (all other sessions to be held at the Women's City Club) 


November 10, 2017; 9:00 a.m.
Dr. Yu-Lien The, Western Michigan University
Session 1: 9:00 am
​The Other Diabelli-Variations - Musical Life in Vienna around 1820

Session 2: 10:15 am
Posture - Considerations for a healthy, efficient and colorful piano performance
Session 3, 11:30 a.m.
Master Class
Workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public: $20/adults, $5/students.


December 8, 2017; 9:30 a.m.
Joy Morin, M.M.
​App-laudable Uses of Apps in Music Lessons