–  Monthly Meetings  –


Update: Meetings for the 2023/2024 Academic year will be held in person at Covenant Living at Windsor Park in Carol Stream, IL. Please email westsuburbanMTA@gmail.com for further information.

NEW for 2023-24: WSMTA Meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of each month, except for December and the summer months (June-August) at Covenant Living at Windsor Park, 124 Windsor Park Drive in Carol Stream, just off of North Avenue. Free parking is available.

Refreshments are provided so join us for coffee and meet with other members at 8:30 am. The monthly business meeting begins at 9:00 a.m, followed by our monthly presentation from 9:30-10:30 am.

Upcoming 2023-2024 Meetings:

September 7, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Dr. Peng Krol: “Humor and Irony in Beethoven’s Salieri Piano Variations, WoO 73”

October 5, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Lynette Zelis & Janel Greaves: “AIM Theory Judging Session” – mandatory for all AIM teachers

November 2, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Ruth Mudge: “Listening through Soundtracks”

December 7, 2023

9:00 a.m.

Dr. Michael Fritsch: “The Piano Music of Charles Griffes”

January 11, 2024

9:00 a.m.

Christina Whitlock: “Busy Teens- Should They Stay or GO?”

February 1, 2024

9:00 a.m.

Debbie Gilette and Debi Inch: AIM Performance judging session – mandatory for all AIM teachers

March 7, 2024

9:00 a.m.

Redekopp & Edwards (Karin and Mark Edwards): “Celebrating Rachmaninoff”

April 4, 2024

9:00 a.m.

Nicole Douglas: “Key, not Key! Why Does the Language of Music Educators Have to be so Confusing?”

May 2, 2024

9:00 a.m.

Christopher Goldston: “The Music of Christopher and Margaret Goldston”







“The Music of Christopher and Margaret Goldston,” Christopher Goldston

Continuing the Legacy: The Music of Christopher and Margaret Goldston
Christopher Goldston is pleased to announce the launch of his new website and publishing company. Goldston Music is dedicated to the publication and promotion of the compositions by Christopher Goldston and the late Margaret Goldston. Christopher will discuss the process of producing new publications as digital downloads for his website, as well as his use of social media and YouTube to continue the Goldston family legacy.