Division elections results.BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The following were elected to the MTNA Board of Directors by the MTNA membership in the recent election.
Kenneth Williams, NCTM, directs the graduate programs in piano pedagogy and coordinates the class piano program at The Ohio State University Ohio State University, main campus at Columbus; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1870, opened 1873 as Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College, renamed 1878. There are also campuses at Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark. . Recent articles by Kenneth are published in American Music Teacher, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, College Music Symposium and Keyboard Companion. He received the 2002 AMT Article of the Year Award and serves on the Ohio MTA executive board.
Debra Ronning, NCTM, is a music lecturer and piano division coordinator at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania History
IUP was founded in 1875 as a normal school by investors in Indiana County. It followed the mold of the French Ecole Normale. When it opened its doors it enrolled just 225 students. , her students have been successful in MTNA state competitions at the junior high, high school and collegiate levels. Debbie has been Pennsylvania MTA junior high competitions chair, state convention coordinator and president. Debbie is MTNA's Eastern Division immediate past president.
Mary Jane Clarke
Mary Jane Clarke, NCTM, maintains an independent piano studio. She holds a B.M. degree from the University of Puget Sound The University of Puget Sound (often called UPS or just Puget Sound) is a private liberal arts college located in the North End of Tacoma, Washington, in the United States. , has done graduate work at the University of Washington and privately studied piano. Mary Jane has been Washington State MTA president, first and second vice president, convention chair, pedagogy chair and District IV vice president. She also has served as Northwest Division Collegiate and High School Competitions chair.
Karen Harrington, NCTM, is the MTNA South Central Division immediate past president and former division secretary and president-elect. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. , she has served Oklahoma MTA as president of the state's northeast district, a board member and as a member of many committees. In Tulsa Accredited MTA she has held numerous offices, including president, and chaired several committees. She has been an independent music teacher for more than twenty years.
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Roy Wylie, NCTM, is MTNA's Southern Division immediate past president with degrees from Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University, at Dallas, Tex.; United Methodist; coeducational; chartered 1911. The school's facilities include laboratories for electron microscopy and stable isotopes, a museum of paleontology, and a graduate research center. , Manhattan School of Music Founded in 1917, the school is located on Claremont Avenue in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City, adjacent to the campus of Columbia University, where it has been since 1969. Many of the students live in the school's residence hall, Andersen Hall. and The University of Texas at Austin “University of Texas” redirects here. For other system schools, see University of Texas System.
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Geri Cheney, NCTM, is an independent music teacher, adjudicator and lecturer. She manages a large studio, teaches special needs children and directs her church choir. Geri has served as local association president, Utah MTA president and on the IMTF advisory committee. She has been Southwest Division high school competitions coordinator and Southwest Division president-elect and is the Southwest Division immediate past president.
Janice Wenger, NCTM, is West Central Division immediate past president. A professor and keyboard faculty coordinator at the University of Missouri-Columbia, she holds degrees from Kansas State University Kansas State University, main campus at Manhattan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered and opened 1863. There is an additional campus at Salina. Among the university's research facilities are the J. R. , the Eastman School of Music Eastman School of Music: see Rochester, Univ. of. and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. Janice was group piano chair for the West Central Division and Missouri MTA secretary and treasurer.
The following were elected president-elect by the MTNA membership in the recent election.
Laura Swenson, NCTM, co-owner of Music Dynamics, Ltd., received a B.M. degree from Alverno College. Her MTNA and Wisconsin MTA service began as president of the Alverno Student Chapter. Laura helped initiate the WMTA-Greater Milwaukee Chapter and has served in nearly every position on both the state and local levels.
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Deborah Martin, NCTM, associate professor of piano at Ithaca College, received a BM. degree from Baylor University and continued her studies at Indiana University. While at IU, she was awarded the Lieber Distinguished Teaching Award and coauthored the text Tonal Harmony at the Keyboard. Deborah is active in New York State MTA, having served as district chair, state convention co-chair and president.
Carolyn Malnes is an independent music teacher in Lynnwood, Washington. For Washington State MTA, she was newsletter editor, young composers projects and composition competition chair and co-chaired the first State Leadership Seminar. On the national level, Carolyn has served as national local associations chair, on the planning committee for the first Summit for MTNA Leadership, the Teacher Enrichment Grants and Local Association Matching Grants committees.
Charles Jones, NCTM, is Louisiana MTA president. He previously served LMTA as president-elect, junior high competitions coordinator and necrology necrology /ne·crol·o·gy/ (ne-krol´ah-je) statistics or records of death.necrolog´ic
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Fay Swadley Adams, NCTM, chairs the keyboard area at the University of Tennessee The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system in the American state of Tennessee. . She holds an M.M. degree from the University of Tennessee and a B.M. degree from the New England Conservatory of Music New England Conservatory of Music, at Boston, Mass.; coeducational; est. 1867, chartered and opened 1870. It is closely associated with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood. . She has served as president, vice president and theory chair of Knoxville MTA and president, secretary and Foundation chair of the Tennessee MTA. In 1999, she was named TMTA Teacher of the Year.
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Lezlee Johnsen Bishop is an independent music teacher with a degree in piano pedagogy and music composition from Utah State University Utah State University, mainly at Logan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered 1888, opened 1890. It publishes Utah Science, Western Historical Quarterly, and Western American Literary Journal. . She has provided leadership on local and state levels in Utah, notably, Salt Lake Chapter president, state membership chair, Utah State conference coordinator and Utah MTA president. She was session monitor chair for the 2003 National Conference and is on the Teacher Enrichment Grant committee.
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Thomas Ediger, NCTM, is director of choral activities and professor of music at Peru State College in Peru, Nebraska. He directs three choirs, teaches other music courses and maintains a private studio. Tom has been chair of MTNA's Composer Commissioning Program and the West Central Division Composition Contest. Active in the Nebraska MTA, he has served as composition chair, vice president, president-elect and president. He is the NMTA immediate past president.