September 11th, 2015
Monthly Meeting: BOOK CLUB!
FIRST NEOMTA TEACHERS' MEETING OF THE YEAR!
"The Percect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self"
by William Westney
Book Club Roundtable Discussion
Friday, September 11th
Panera Bread, 5090 Tiedeman Rd, Brooklyn, OH 44144
FREE to NEOMTA members; $10 for non-NEOMTA members
Come socialize with your colleagues and engage in lively discussion as well!
In this groundbreaking book, prize-winning pianist and noted educator William Westney helps readers discover their own path to the natural, transcendent fulfillment of making music. Drawing on experience, psychological insight, and wisdom both ancient and modern, Westney shows how to trust yourself and set your own musicality free. He offers healthy alternatives for lifelong learning and suggests significant change in the way music is taught.
"Rewarding and refreshing...Everyone will benefit from the call of William Westney's book:...dare to make and learn from mistakes, and get back in touch with your magical three-year-old self"
-American Record Guide
"Clearly the work of a master teacher who has deep knowledge of his subject and enermous empahty for his students and his readers"
-Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Winner of the Geneva International Competition, concert pianist William Westney is also an acclaimed teacher and educational innovator. A Distinguished Professor and Artist-in-Residence at Texas Tech University, he has been honored with many teaching awards, and his groundbreaking Un-Master Class performance workshops, which has been profiled in the New York Times, is increasingly in demand in the United States and abroad.