About this Webinar
Join Jason as he presents fresh teaching ideas for a brand new year! Get to know his latest piano publications with Willis Music, and discover new print releases and special recommendations for all levels. In addition, he'll offer strategies that enhance teaching remotely and answer questions about composing and teaching during a pandemic, as well as all his latest projects.
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    Jason Sifford
    Dr. Jason Sifford is a freelance pianist, teacher, and composer. He teaches at Cornell College (Iowa), maintains a private teaching studio in Iowa City, and is in demand as an adjudicator and clinician, lecturing on such diverse topics as classical performance practice, jazz pedagogy, technical development in young pianists, composition, and music technology. He also appears regularly as a music director and theater musician.

    As a composer, Dr. Sifford is primarily interested in didactic literature for the piano, and his catalogue includes several solo collections, a baroque suite, and arrangements of popular and traditional songs. His music is featured in the state syllabi for Iowa and Minnesota, the bulletin for the National Federation of Music Clubs, and the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada). Dr. Sifford holds degrees from Missouri State University, Louisiana State University, and The University of Michigan. For more information, visit www.jasonsifford.com.
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    Charmaine Siagian
    Charmaine Siagian received her BM and MM degrees in piano performance from Youngstown State University and her DMA in piano performance and pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. Originally from Sabah, Malaysia, Charmaine authored the Malay Folk Songs Collection published by Hal Leonard, where she is editor of educational piano.