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History

The Piano Teachers’ Round Table was established April 5, 1922 by a group of dedicated musicians with a desire to further and enhance the appreciation of good music in the St. Louis area.  PTRT meets monthly September through May.

Piano Teachers’ Round Table purposes:

  1. To raise teaching standards

  2. To refine teaching techniques

  3. To share professional ideas

  4. To promote interests vital to piano teaching

  5. To foster good fellowship in the music profession

Members benefit through the following:

  1. Round table discussions, questions, ideas and concerns

  2. Piano literature presentations

  3. Master classes

  4. Lecture performances by local, regional and national professionals

  5. Member presentations of skill development and motivational ideas

  6. Annual student showcase recital

  7. Social gathering after meetings

  8. Annual luncheon with St. Louis Area Music Teachers Association

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To Become a Member of PTRT complete PTRT Membership Form and submit, along with $50 Membership dues payable to PTRT to:

Treasurer: Patty Eversole
314-496-3520
paeversole@yahoo.com

Executive Board Officers

President: Karen Koch, NCTM
314-477-4230 (cell)
kochkarenp@gmail.com

Vice-Presidents of Programs: Vera Parkin and Grace Yin

Vera Parkin
618-830-4948 (cell)
veraparkin830@webster.edu

Grace Yin
314-374-5093
pianoyin@gmail.com

Treasurer: Patty Eversole
314-496-3520
paeversole@yahoo.com

Auditor: Janna O'Hara
314-878-3616 home; 314-650-7624 cell
jannaoh1@aol.com

Recording/Corresponding Secretary: Wanda Kennedy-Kuntz
314-440-8208
wandaspianoarts@aol.com


Executive Committee Past Presidents

Wanda Kennedy Kuntz   2017-2019

Grace Yin                        2015–2017

Judy Owens                     2013–2015

Gail Larson                      2011–2013


committees

Nominating: Judy Owens
owensjudy12@gmail.com

Showcase Recitals: Dr. Huiyun Liang
huiyunmusic@gmail.com

Coffee Concert: Julina Hokanson
julinah@gmail.com

Directory: Eileen Duggan
pianodugg@sbcglobal.net

Historian/Yearbook: Kathleen Foster
kmfoster@hotmail.com

Website Liaison
Grace Yin:

pianoyin@gmail.com

Faith Joyce:
cridinsa@gmail.com

Hospitality Coordinator: Gail Larson
glarson754@gmail.com