June 13-14, 2016
Featured Guest Clinician:
Dr. Noa Kageyama
Performance psychologist Dr. Noa Kageyama teaches musicians how to do their best under pressure.
Dr. Noa Kageyama is on the faculty of The Juilliard School and is the performance psychology coach for the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida. A conservatory-trained violinist with degrees from Oberlin and Juilliard, Dr. Kageyama specializes in working with performing artists, teaching them how to utilize sport psychology principles and more consistently demonstrate their full abilities under pressure.
Dr. Kageyama has conducted workshops at institutions ranging from Northwestern University, New England Conservatory, Peabody, Eastman, and the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music, to programs such as the Starling-Delay Symposium, The Perlman Music Program, and the National Orchestral Institute, and for organizations like the Music Teachers’ National Association and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Dr. Kageyama’s work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Musical America, Strings Magazine, Strad, and Lifehacker. He maintains a private coaching practice and authors a performance psychology blog called The Bulletproof Musician with over 100,000 monthly readers.
Read more at: http://www.bulletproofmusician.com/blog/
Call for Presentations
MMTA will accept proposals for presentations at the 2016 convention beginning September 2015. Submission deadline is December 15th, 2015. Please use the link below for more details on suggested presentation topics and submission information.
2016 MMTA Convention - Call for Proposals.pdf (161.42 KB)
How to Register
(Coming Spring 2016)
Convention Hotel: Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
Crowne Plaza Hotel Website
Why Commute When You Can Stay?
Sign up to be a Presider* or Doorkeeper** at the 2016 Convention (Sign-up available Spring 2016.)
*Presider: Introduces the person or group leading the session.
**Doorkeeper: Opens and closes door to session room quietly if people enter/exit during the session.
2016 Volunteer of the Year AwardComing Winter 2016
Master ClassesComing Spring 2016
Vendors & Exhibitors
Download a registration form to exhibit at the 2016 MMTA Convention (available Winter 2016.)
Kirsten Levorson, NCTM
(612) 787-213 (651) 423-4811