2022-2023 Piano Contest Classes

August 17, 2022

2022-2023 Education/Contest Classes – open to members and non-members

MMTF sponsors MMTA Contest Material Classes each fall on Tuesday mornings for the purpose of inspiration and further education of all interested teachers. Presentations will be conducted live at the Schmitt Music store in Brooklyn Center and are available via Zoom. Zoom meeting link and the class notes in PDF form will be sent via email at least one day in advance to those who have registered.

Registration and Tuition: Classes are $18. You must register by the Friday before (see deadline dates below). Online payment and registration instructions are below. If mailing your registration and check, please be sure you send it early so it will be received by the deadline. Mailed registrations should go to Donna Engel, MMTF Treasurer, 715 Marion Lane, Jordan MN 55352 and should also include the classes you will attend and your local organization (MMTF, SPPTA, etc.)


Date                                Class                             Clinician                         Registration Deadline:

  • Sept. 6, 10:15 am      Senior B                        Dr. Herb Johnson         Friday, Sept. 2
  • Sept. 13, 10:15 am    Senior A                         Dr. Stella Sick               Friday, Sept. 9
  • Sept. 20, 10:15 am   Intermediate B             Dr. Herb Johnson         Friday, Sept. 16
  • Sept. 27, 10:15 am    Intermediate A             Suzanne Greer            Friday, Sept. 23
  • Oct. 4, 10:15 am       Junior B                          Dr. Sara Langmead     Friday, Sept. 30
  • Oct. 11, 10:15 am      Junior A, Primary          Eri Isomura                   Friday, Oct. 7
                                      and PrePrimary


  1. To register, go to our payment website, www.mmtfpayments.com.
  2. Under “Reason for Payment” put the information about the class(es) you wish to attend and your local organization. For example: “CONTEST CLASS SRB SEPT. 6, MMTF” The cost is $18.
  3. Add this to the cart. If you want to register for another class, repeat the process. Please do not put more than one class together; each class needs to be added to the cart separately. When finished, click VIEW CART.
  4. If the cart is correct, click PROCEED TO PAYMENT.
  5. Add your name and email address, then click on the PayPal link.
  6. A PayPal account is not necessary. If you have a PayPal account you may use that to make your payment. If you don’t have a PayPal account, enter your credit card information.

Attending via Zoom: When you enter the Zoom meeting, you will first go into a waiting room. The meeting host will check that you are registered for the class, and then let you in. The name on your Zoom account must match the name you registered with. Please mute yourself at all times. You can use the chat feature to ask a question of the clinician. The host will monitor the chat and ask questions.

Class Notes: Class notes from Clinicians are available on the day of the class to those attending. (PDF versions will be sent to those attending by Zoom.) Notes may also be purchased. Price is $18 per class. Order notes for any or all 6 classes (SRB, SRA, INB, INA, JRB, JRA/PRE/PRI) by contacting Donna Engel via email at dixiedonna18@gmail.com. Notes will not be sent out until after the final class on October 11. Notes for earlier classes will not be available to purchase in person.

For general questions about MMTF Contest Classes, please contact Corey Sevett (MMTF President) at corey@sevett.com or 612-904-0649. For payment questions, please contact Donna Engel (MMTF Treasurer) at dixiedonna18@gmail.com or 952-240-4874.