Alexander Malikov to give Masterclass on February 8th.


Please mark your calendars for 10am to noon on Saturday, February 8th, 2020, at the Steinway Piano Gallery.

ADMTA has invited guest clinician Alexander Malikov to listen to about 6 students and give helpful comments about their preparations for upcoming performances.

More about Alexander here:

The requirements are as follows:

  • one student per teacher may be submitted
  • one repertoire selection per student
  • repertoire should be memorized
  • standard piano solo repertoire from Baroque/Classical/Romantic/Modern eras
  • preference will be given to students preparing for an upcoming performance

If you have a student who would be interested in playing in this class, please follow the link below to list your student by January 28th.

Students will be chosen based on a lottery system and notified by February 1st.

Masterclass Given by Anton Nel on January 11th

We hope to see many of you at the ADMTA student masterclass with Anton Nel, on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Steinway Piano Gallery.

Several students of ADMTA teachers will be performing works by Bach, Liszt and Chopin followed by instruction and guidance from Professor Nel.

 This event is free and open to the public.  Steinway Piano Gallery 12980 US-183, Austin, TX 78750

Dr. Ivan Hurd Presents at General Meeting, October 7th, 2019

Please attend our next general meeting on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, 10:15 am.  Dr. Ivan Hurd, will present “Colors of Sound:  Preparing Students for the Music of Debussy.”  

Ivan Hurd

Piano Pedagogy and Class Piano


Ivan Hurd currently serves as Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy and Coordinator of Class Piano at the University of Texas at San Antonio where he teaches piano pedagogy, piano literature, class piano, applied piano lessons, and coordinates the class piano program. He holds piano performance degrees from Eastern Michigan University (M.M.) and the University of Iowa (B.M.), and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. His major teachers include Dr. Jane Magrath, Dr. Barbara Fast, Dr. Joel Schoenhals, and Dr. Réne Lecuona.

In summer 2013, Ivan attended the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria, where he performed in the famed Haydnsaal at the Esterházy Palace. Ivan has performed in master classes for pianists such as Alan Chow, Theresa Bogard, and Read Gainsford. Ivan was one of ten pianists in the state of Michigan selected to compete for the Rosamond P. Haeberle Memorial Piano Award. As a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma, Ivan received the Provost Certificate of Distinction for Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching for two consecutive years.

Ivan has presented at workshops at national conferences such as MTNA, GP3, and NCKP  in Illinois, Florida, New Mexico, Nevada, and Ohio. In 2019, Ivan presented at the CFMTA conference in Winnipeg, Canada. He has also served as co-chair for the planning committee of the Young Professionals Track for the 2016 MTNA National Conference, and currently serves on the Collegiate Pedagogy Committee for NCKP. When he is not teaching or performing, he enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.