WHO WE ARE
WPTA USA-Missouri was founded on 4/27 2020 as a part of the World Piano Teachers Association, a member of Alink-Argerich Foundation. Kyu Butler, NCTM was inaugurated as the first President and Artistic Director of WPTA USA-Missouri.
Headquarter: World Piano Teachers Association
WHAT WE DO
Beethoven's 250th Anniversary Concerts - 32 Complete Piano Sonatas
To celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birth Anniversary, 19 pianists are going to perform his entire 32 Piano Sonatas during fall 2020.
Performers residing in US, Germany and S. Korea
Kyu Butler, Dr. Deago Caetano, Dr. Chia-Ying Chan, Dr. Ian Gindes, Dr. Samuel Gingher, Dr. Bouna Kim, Dr. Anne Marie Kuhny, Dr. Frank Kuhny, Dr. Huiyun Liang, Bomin Park, Dr. Yoon-Wha Roh, Dr. Peter Ryan, Dr. Tatiana Shustova, Tugce Tari-Roth, Dr. Pei-I Wang, Dr. Amanda Marie Wilson, Dr. Jiafeng Yan, Dr. Hyunki Yoon, & Faith Zuniga
African-American Composers Series
The work of African-American Composers' will be performed in three concerts in the fall of 2020 (9/26, 10/03, & 11/07). Performers from different countries and backgrounds will unite and harmonize together to speak in one voice. All donations during the concerts will be donated to the "Castle of Our Skins", (www.castleskins.org) a music organization dedicated to Black artistry through music. Please join us in listening to the neglected works of African-American composers' works, and stand together with them in music.
Next project is "Women Composers" for spring 2021. Stay tune for the announcement of future projects.
WORLD PIANO TEACHERS ASSOCIATION