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EASTERN DIVISION COMPETITIONS

January 5-9, 2007 * Duquesne University * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Division Competitions Chair

Ellen Flint

P.O. Box 105

Hunlock Creek, PA 18621-0105

(570) 256-7645

milburn@early.com

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Patricia Powell

908 Shenandoah Ln.

West Chester, PA 19380

(610) 918-1961

ppowell@wcupa.edu

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Jacqueline C. Herbein

3008 Bryer Ridge Ct.

Export, PA 15632-9395

(724) 325-4273

jhpianostudio@gmail.com

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Deborah Gers

54 Kentworth Ct.

Flemington, NJ 08822

(908) 237-1510

Fax (908) 237-1510

debgers@att.net

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Coordinator

Scott Beard, NCTM

Shepherd University Dept. of Music

P.O. Box 3210

Shepherdstown, WV 25443

(304) 876-5370

sbeard@shepherd.edu

Division Director

Deborah Martin, NCTM

983 Danby Rd.

Ithaca, NY 14850

Home (607) 273-9280

Work (607) 274-1562

Fax (607) 274-1727

dsmartin@ithaca.edu

Lodging

Marriott Pittsburgh City Center

112 Washington Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3423

(412) 471-4000

$99 per night plus applicable taxes.

Five-minute walk to Duquesne campus.

Go to www.marriott.com and click on the link for Pittsburgh Marriott City Center (map and directions are available at the website; online hotel registration will be available).

Deadline for Reservations: December 1, 2006.

Additional hotels may be found by going to: www.pittsburgh.net.

Transporation

Go to the Duquesne University website (www.duq.edu) for travel information, directions and a campus map.

Meals

Boxed lunches will be available on Saturday, January 6. Reservations must be made and paid for by December 1, 2006. For additional information, go to www.mtna.org/eastdiv.htm and click on "Competitions" or contact Kenneth Burky at burky@duq.edu.

EAST CENTRAL DIVISION

January 26-28, 2007 * Central Michigan University * Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Division Competitions Chair

Mary Siciliano, NCTM

34943 Pembroke Ave.

Livonia, MI 48152-1170

(248) 474-3406

marycsic@hotmail.com

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Christopher Goldston

6041 N. Kenmore Ave. #19

Chicago, IL 60660-2994

(773) 728-2920

goldston@hotmail.com

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Benjamin Moritz

1966 Bellevue St. #4

Green Bay, WI 54311

(920) 562-4041

moritzb@uwgb.edu

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

James Helton, NCTM

Ball State Univ. School of Music

Muncie, IN 47306

Home (765) 215-5028

Work (765) 285-5517

Fax (765) 285-5401

jhelton@bsu.edu

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Coordinator

Diane Petrella

UMKC Conservatory of Music

4949 Cherry St.

Kansas City, MO 64110-2229

(816) 235-2353

Division Director

Carmen Shaw, NCTM

1129 Algoma Blvd.

Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 233-6943

wsps@execpc.com

Lodging

The Comfort Inn Hotel

2424 South Dr.

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

(989) 772-4000

$109 per night.

Located directly off of M-127/Mission Street. Reservations: Rooms booked under Adrienne Wiley for MTNA.

Super 8 Hotel

2323 South Mission

Mt. Pleasant, MI. 48858

(989) 773-8888

$59 per night.

Located directly off M-127/Mission Street.

Reservations: Rooms booked under Adrienne Wiley and the MTNA East Central Competitions.

Transportation

Driving Directions to Mt. Pleasant, MI: Central Michigan University is located in the city of Mt. Pleasant directly off Highway 127.

M-127 North goes directly into the town of Mt. Pleasant and will become the main street--Mission Street--off of which the university is located. From M-127, please use the following directions to arrive at the School of Music at Central Michigan University.

Traveling North on M-127: Take the 127/Business Exit; this will become Mission Street.

At the third stop-light, Preston Street, turn left.

At the next street, East Campus Drive, turn left.

Take the second right, at the corner of the marching band field labeled the "Jack Saunders Marching Field."

The School of Music is located at the end of the large parking lot (white and gray building).

Traveling South on M-127: M-127 becomes Mission Street.

At the corner of Preston and Mission Streets, turn right.

At the next street, East Campus Drive, turn left.

Take the second right, at the corner of the marching band field labeled the "Jack Saunders Marching Field."

The School of Music is located at the end of the large parking lot (white and gray building).

Airports: Midland-Bay City-Saginaw Airport:

TriCities Airport is located in Freeland, 10 miles East of Midland. Estimated travel time to Mt. Pleasant is 55 minutes. Website: www.mbsairport.org

Bishop International Airport, Flint: The Bishop International Airport is located in Flint, Michigan. Estimated travel time to Mt. Pleasant is 2 hours. Website: www.bishopairport.org

Capital City Airport, Lansing: The Capital City Airport is located in Lansing, Michigan. Estimated travel time to Mt. Pleasant is 1 hours. Website: www.Flylansing.com/airport

NORTHWEST DIVISION COMPETITIONS

January 12-14, 2007 * Idaho State University * Pocatello, Idaho

Division Competitions Chair

Jammie Wileman, NCTM

624 Sawmill Creek Blvd.

Sitka, AK 99835-7450

(907) 747-5764

jwilemannctm@yahoo.com

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Carolyn Malnes

16628 62nd Ave. W.

Lynnwood, WA 98037

(425) 743-1660

malnes@gte.net

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Georgia Blastock

2156 E. 4100 N.

Filer, ID 83328

(208) 326-4935

Fax (208) 326-3702

georgial@filertel.com

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Jonene Geile

2219 14th St.

Cody, WY 82414-4636

(307) 527-6122

jonene@wtp.net

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Competitions Coordinator

Elinore Quander

492 Tabriz

Billings, MT 59105

(406) 248-9302

Eequan@aol.com

Division Director

Kenneth Christensen

1611 W. Koch St., Unit 19

Bozeman, MT 59715

(406) 582-8759

kjcinmt@aol.com

Lodging

Holiday Inn

1399 Bench Rd.

Pocatello, ID 83201

(800) 200-8944 or

(208) 237-1400

$60 plus tax per night (two queen beds).

Seven minutes by car to ISU.

A complimentary shuttle from the airport is available.

Onsite restaurant.

Make reservations by December 22, 2006. To make your reservation online, go to www.ichotelsgroup.com /h/d/hi/1/en/cwshome/ DPRD-6Q6RNP/PIHID. For questions about the group rate, contact Allyson Gates at (208) 637-6597.

Econolodge

835 S. 5th Ave.

Pocatello, ID 83201

(208) 233-0451

$49.95 plus tax per night (two queen beds).

One block from the ISU Fine Arts Building.

Complimentary continental breakfast.

Restaurant next door.

Ask for the ISU Music Department rate when making reservations.

Transportation

Directions to Holiday Inn

Take the Pocatello Creek Road Exit from 1-15.

Turn east onto Pocatello Creek Road towards the gas stations and hotels.

Take the first left onto Bench Road.

The Holiday Inn is up the hill on the left.

Directions to Econolodge

Take the Clark Street Exit from I-15.

Turn west, going down the hill, on Clark Street.

Turn left (south) onto 4th Avenue.

Turn left onto Putnam.

Turn left onto 5th Avenue.

The Econolodge will be on the left.

Directions to Idaho State University Performing Arts Center

From I-15, take the Clark Street Exit.

Turn west, going down the hill, on Clark Street.

After the road curves around, take the first immediate left onto 19th Avenue.

Travel along 19th Avenue until reaching Terry Street (second stop).

Turn right onto Terry (which becomes Martin Luther King Drive).

Take the first left after the parking lot onto Bartz Way.

Follow the road up the hill to the Performing Arts Center, which is on the left after a large church.

Parking is behind the building.

Directions to Idaho State University Fine Arts Building

From I-15, take the Clark Street Exit.

Turn west, going down the hill, on Clark Street.

Turn left (south) onto 4th Avenue

After several blocks, turn left onto Dillon Street.

After going through the signal, you will reach a large parking lot, which is just south of the Fine Arts Building.

It is a brown brick building with long windows and straight white columns.

SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION COMPETITIONS

January 27-28 * University of Oklahoma * Norman, Oklahoma

Division Competitions Chair

June Leondar, NCTM

200 Holly Ridge Ln.

Ft. Worth, TX 76108-9072

(817) 448-8559

junemusic@gmail.com

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Scott Carrell

Harding University

Box 10767

Searcy, AR 72149-0001

(501) 279-4550

Fax (501) 279-4086

scarrell@harding.edu

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Gloria Johnson, NCTM

4833 S. Knoxville Ave.

Tulsa, OK 74135-1941

(918) 749-9015

Fax (918) 749-5004

gjohn1942@cox.net

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Trudy Kincade, NCTM

2521 Lorance Dr.

Little Rock, AR 72206-9483

Home (501) 888-4876

Work (501) 569-3294

gcktrudy@aol.com

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Competitions Coordinator

Carolyn Adams

9436 Brentgate Dr.

Dallas, TX 75238

(214) 348-7209

carolynpiano@aol.com

Division Director

Ruth Pitts, NCTM

717 Ivy Ann Dr.

Waco, TX 76712

(254) 776-3665

rpitts@mclennan.edu

Lodging

Sooner Legends

1200 24th Ave. S.W.

Norman, OK

(405) 701-8100

www.soonerlegends.com

$89 per night

Make reservations by January 5, 2007; ask for the MTNA rate.

Two hot breakfasts are included.

Transportation

Airport Shuttle (405) 681-3311 is $18 each for 2 people one way; 3 or more $13 each.

Directions to Sooner Legends

Hotel is located on the southwest corner of S.W. 24th and Lindsey.

From I-35 exit east on Lindsey.

Special Events

Saturday, January 27

2:30 P.M. Division meeting

4:00 P.M. Concert

6:30 P.M. Dutch treat evening meal

SOUTHERN DIVISION COMPETITIONS

January 12-15, 2007 * Florida State University * Tallahassee, Florida

Division Competitions Chair

Carol Dennes, NCTM

13925 Aiken Rd.

Louisville, KY 40245

(502) 245-9258

cwdennes@iglou.com

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Carol F. Schutzmann, NCTM

7 Pecan Cir.

Long Beach, MS 39560-3853

(228) 863-5198

PianoMom7@aol.com

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Barbara Shinn, NCTM

2609 Fairmont Rd.

Montgomery, AL 36111-2808

Home (334) 281-5337

Work (334) 833-4506

Fax (334) 833-4264

bshinn@huntingdon.edu

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Susan Andrews. NCTM

2212 Arden Crest Way

Bethlehem, GA 30620

(770) 267-8032

Cell (770) 617-2250

psusan@adelphia.net

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Competitions Coordinator

Diana Aubrey

1091 Hudgins Rd.

Summersville, KY 42782

Home (270) 358-8820

Work (270) 324-3026

dcaubrey@scrtc.com

Division Director

Diane Higgins, NCTM

4625 Mullens Ford Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28226-5040

(704) 366-4323

dwhiggins@carolina.rr.com

Lodging

Holiday Inn Select (Official Competitions Hotel)

316 W. Tennessee St.

Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 222-9555

$73 for 1 to 4 people.

Within walking distance to FSU College of Music.

Shuttle service upon request from Tallahassee Regional Airport and FSU College of Music.

Make reservations by December 28, 2006; ask for the MTNA Southern Division Conference and Competitions rate.

Park Plaza

415 N. Monroe St.

Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 224-6000 or (800) 814-7000

$89 for 1 to 4 people

Approximately 1 mile from FSU College of Music.

Shuttle service upon request from Tallahassee Regional Airport and FSU College of Music.

Make reservations by December 28, 2006; ask for the MTNA Southern Division Conference and Competitions rate.

Transportation

Airport: Tallahassee Regional Airport Tallahassee Regional Airport is located about six miles from downtown and the FSU Campus at Capitol Circle S.W. on Hwy. 263.

The Tallahassee Regional Airport is serviced by the following airlines

* US Air

* Delta

* Northwest

* Continental.

Taxi Service

City Taxi: (850)562-422

Yellow Cab: (850) 580-8080

Car Rentals

Avis: (800) 831-2847

Budget: (800) 527-0700

Dollar: (850) 575-4255

Enterprise: (800) 736-8222

Hertz: (800) 654-3131

Thrifty: (800) 847-4389

Driving Directions

From I-10 take exit 199 heading south on North Monroe Street; Go approximately 7 miles.

Turn right onto Tennessee Street.

Turn left onto Copeland Street.

In the second block, the FSU College of Music is located on your right between Call Street and Park Avenue.

Parking

Metered spaces are located on Call Street and Park Avenue.

On Friday, a parking pass may be purchased for $3.25 by calling (850) 644-5278.

Beginning at 4:30 P.M. Friday and continuing through Monday parking in student and faculty parking lots is permitted.

One block from the College of Music on Call Street a parking garage is under construction, which is scheduled for completion in December. If completed, this garage will be the best parking location.

Special Events

For information regarding special events, including meals, go to the MTNA website at www.mtna.org/southdiv.htm and click on "Competitions."

SOUTHWEST DIVISION COMPETITIONS

January 12-14, 2007 * University of Utah * Salt Lake City, Utah

Division Competitions Chair

Nancy Tedford, NCTM

P.O. Box 5288

Incline Village, NV 89450-5288

(775) 831-7441

Fax (775) 831-7488

nancy@jntinc.com

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Doris Chase

8937 Windsor Locks Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89134-0380

(702) 363-5540

Fax (702) 363-5973

dclc1@cox.net

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Jeanne Grealish, NCTM

1226 Morningside N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87110

(505) 265-9333

(505) 988-1358

figaro1226@aol.com

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Mallie Riecken, NCTM

431 Ackerman Ln.

Henderson, NV 89014

(702) 435-7431

Fax (702) 435-7431

msrccr2@netzero.net

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Competitions Coordinator

Charles Asche

690 N. Fairview Ave.

Goleta, CA 93117-1729

(805) 964-8033

casche@msn.com

Division Director

Cheryl Pachak-Brooks, NCTM

RO. Box 296

Portales, NM 88130-7119

(505) 356-5284

cheryl.pachak-brooks@enmu.edu

Lodging

University Park Marriott

480 Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

(800) 637-4390

http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/slcup

$69 per night plus tax.

Complimentary shuttle service to and from the University of Utah campus, based on availability.

Complimentary parking.

Make reservations by December 21, 2006; ask for a room in the MTNA room block.

Transportation

Airport: Salt Lake City International Airport

Salt Lake City International Airport is serviced by all major airlines and several regional carriers.

Driving directions from Airport: Take I-80 East. Take 600 South Exit heading east.

Turn left at 700 East.

Turn right at 400 South and continue past University of Utah.

Turn left on Wakara Way, proceed 1/4 mile; hotel is on the left side.

Hotel Shuttle Service: The Marriott has a special arrangement with Xpress Shuttle. To make reservations call (800) 397-0773 or book online at http://xpressshuttleutah.com. Have flight information available when making reservations. The charge is $12.00 for the first person and $7.00 for each additional person. Note: Xpress Shuttle check-in desks are inside the terminal. Please do not go outside to the curb.

Special Events

Saturday, January 13, 2007

State Presidents meeting followed by a no-host lunch.

WEST CENTRAL DIVISION COMPETITIONS

January 12-14 * Bismarck State College * Bismarck, North Dakota

Division Competitions Chair

Diana Skroch, NCTM

422 5th St., S.W.

Valley City, ND 58072

Home (701) 845-1848

Work (701) 845-7273

Fax (701) 845-7288

diana.skroch@vcsu.edu

MTNA Student Composition Competitions Coordinator

Jennifer Linn

15617 Highcroft Dr.

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Home (636) 728-1375

Cell (636) 579-0015

linnote@earthlink.net

MTNA Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Cheryl Koch, NCTM

2405 Mockingbird Cir.

Sioux Falls, SD 57103-4426

Home (605) 336-1196

Work (605) 274-5475

cherylkoch1@sio.midco.net

MTNA Senior Performance Competitions Coordinator

Sara Bloom, NCTM

3410 Belmont Rd.

Grand Forks, ND 58201-7808

(701) 775-8212

sarabloom@gra.midco.net

MTNA Young Artist/Chamber Performance Competitions Coordinator

Linda Sommer, NCTM

215 Maple Court

Windsor, CO 80550

(970) 686-9957

Fax (970) 686-7647

Isommerpiano@hotmail.com

Division Director

Mary Ellen Moore, NCTM

2416 Elite Ter.

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(719) 528-8052

memstudio@earthlink.net

Lodging

Best Western Doublewood Inn and Conference Center

1400 Interchange Ave.

Bismarck, ND 58501

(701) 258-7000

Fax (701) 258-2001

$67 per night

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the airport and within the city.

Make reservations by calling (800) 554-7077 by December 28, 2006; ask for the MTNA Competitions rate.

Best Western Ramkota Hotel Bismarck

800 S. Third

Bismarck, ND 58504

(701) 258-7700

Fax (701) 355-4417

$65 per night

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the airport and within the city.

Make reservations by December 20, 2006; ask for the MTNA Competitions rate.

Comfort Inn

1030 E. Interstate Ave.

Bismarck, ND 58501

(701) 223-1911

(701) 223-6977 (fax)

$48.00 per night

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the airport and within the city.

Make reservations by December 29, 2006; ask for the MTNA Competitions rate.

Airport: Bismarck Municipal Airport The Bismarck Municipal Airport is serviced by the following airlines:

* Northwest

* United Express
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