By Cathy Smetana
In July, I was one of several hundred piano teachers to descend upon Lombard, Illinois for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. I’ve attended this conference (or one of its predecessors) many times, and 2015 was one of the best years ever.
The conference is offered every other year and officially runs from Thursday-Saturday in late July or early August, depending on the year. One can register for the entire conference, or day at a time. There is a discount for early registration. An optional pre-conference seminar is typically offered on Wednesday. The c…