The University of St. Thomas


Summer Workshops in Piano Pedagogy

Summer Workshops in Piano Pedagogy

Summer Workshops in Piano Pedagogy

The workshops will not be held during the summer of 2014.

Please join us for an extraordinary week of sessions by nationally-renowned presenters. This annual event features intensive workshops in piano pedagogy, literature, and performance by nationally and internationally renowned piano teachers and performers. Past presenters have included Seymour Bernstein, Marvin Blickenstaff, Ingrid Clarfield, Randall Faber, Maurice Hinson, Barbara Lister-Sink, Jane Magrath, Scott McBride Smith, Peter Takacs, Weekley and Arganbright, William Westney, and many others. Enrollment is open to the general public; graduate-level credit is optional.

Workshops will be held in Brady Educational Center, room 111.

General Information

Piano Pedagogy Workshop Reistration form
Graduate Credit for Workshops Information
Housing Information and Request Form

Workshops will take place in Brady Educational Center located on South campus. The intersection of Cretin and Grand Avenues is an entrance to south campus at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. See maps at:

Morning sessions will meet from 9:15-11:45 a.m. A continental breakfast will be available during the final registration period each morning from 8:45-9:10 a.m. Afternoon sessions will meet from 1:15-3:45 p.m.

On-campus housing is available in air-conditioned apartments with private bedrooms, semi-private baths, living room and kitchen for $54 per night. If interested in on-campus housing, participants must submit a Housing Request Form no later than July 15, 2013.

Certification Credit
These workshops have been approved by the Minnesota Music Teachers Association for recertification credit. Since Minnesota follows national guidelines, all other state organizations following MTNA recertification guidelines should be able to receive similar credit.

Academic Credit
Students can receive academic credit for a minimum of five workshop sessions. For more information select Graduate Credit for Workshops. Questions - contact Graduate Programs in Music Education at or (651) 962-5870.

Workshops are $45 each, $25 for full-time UST and ACTC students. Discounted registration for the entire week is available. Because the summer workshops are now sponsored by the University, nondegree participants will be registered as nondegree students at the University of St. Thomas.

Early registration is encouraged to reserve a spot and to receive all handouts and other materials.

Summer Parking
Parking permits are not required in most St. Paul surface lots during the summer (June – August). Permits will still be required in restricted lots during the summer, including lots P1, P3, P4 (School of Divinity), Lot Q (Faculty Residence), Lot L (Admissions) and Lot J (2085 Grand). All other parking regulations will continue to be enforced. These include: parking meters, overnight parking, unauthorized parking in restricted spaces (e.g. Rideshare, Hairworks, Child Development Center, etc.), no parking zones, loading docks, 15-minute zones, handicapped spaces, and fire lanes. 

For more information please contact:
Graduate Programs in Music Education by phone at (800) 328-6819, extension 25870 or (651) 962-5870 or email