Professional

      Development

"It's what you learn after you know it all, that counts."

— John Wooden
Hall of Fame Basketball Coach

Meeting author Alan Walker at the MTNA National Convention

March 2019, Spokane, WA

A teacher's learning is never done. Through attending workshops, maintaining memberships in professional organizations and connecting with other piano teachers, Heidi continues to hone her skills and discover new trends in the industry.  Below is a list of the offices she has held in these organizations, presentations she has given and programs that she has helped to develop. Heidi offers one on one Professional Development consultations. Contact her today to schedule your session.

Offices Held

2017 to 2019-Co-President

  • Scheduled Program topics and presenters for monthly meetings.

  • Implemented new ideas/visions based on membership needs

  • Created and launched a Mentorship Program for new teachers

  • Produced/organized performance of the "Carnival of the Animals" with members of the University of Toledo Symphony Orchestra

 

2015 to 2017 - Program Director

  • Scheduled Program topics and presenters for monthly meetings.

  • Organized presentation of Steinway movie "Note by Note"

  • Produced/organized TPTA Centennial Concert (2017)

 

Carnival of the Animals. Presented by students of TPTA and  the University of Toledo Orchestra, directed by Dr. Matthew Forte

Presentations Given

May 2017 - Lourdes University

A Walk Through Time: Exploring the Journey of Music

2009 to 2017 - Owen's Community College

                               Guest Lecturer - Music Appreciation Classes:                                   "A Walk Through Romantic Piano Music"

"Descriptive Music through the Years"

2018 -2019  

  • Presented at Piano Exchangefest in Bowling Green, OH         "Making Summer fun with Technique, Sightreading and Scales"

  • Bach to Business Presentation - Wood/Ottawa MTA 

  • Adjudicated the NWOhio MTA Music Festival

2013 to 2019

  • Studio participation in OMTA Ribbon Festival/Helped organize

2013-2019

         Performing member of Monday Musicale

Kirsten Crockett - Mezzo Soprano

2014 to 2015 - Presentations

  • Teaching  the music of Haydn and Mozart

  • Bach to Business: How an 18-year career in Real Estate             helped me return to the Music Business

Conferences Attended

  • Music Teachers National Association Conference in Spokane, WA - March 2019

  • Ohio Music Teachers Association State Conference in Cleveland, OH - October 2018

  • Piano Exchangefest in Bowling Green, OH - September 2018        

  • Retreat at Piano Manor in Bowling Green, OH - August 2018

  • NWOhio MTA  District Seminars in Bowling Green, OH 2015, 2016