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CAPMT 2024 State Conference

Saturday, October 19 - Sunday, October 20

California State University Long Beach, Bob Cole Conservatory of Music


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Featuring Guest Artist

Jeremy Siskind, Jazz Pianist-Composer

Jeremy Siskind is the rare musician whose imaginative albums land on “best of” lists while his ground-breaking instructional books populate “best-seller” lists. A top finisher in national and international jazz piano competitions, Siskind is a two-time laureate of the American Pianists Association and the winner of the Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition. A sought-after educator, Siskind has published more than 20 instructional books, including Playing Solo Jazz Piano, with an introduction by Fred Hersch, and the ground-breaking Jazz Piano Fundamentals series. Besides Siskind’s own YouTube channel, which boasts over 18,000 subscribers, Siskind is frequently seen teaching on digital platforms like Tonebase, Open Studio, and Piano with Jonny, as well as presenting webinars and in-person lectures for the Frances Clark Institute, the Music Teachers National Association, and the Imagine Solutions Conference. Siskind helps to guide education and pedagogy surrounding improvisation and composition. Siskind spreads peace through music in places like Lebanon, Tunisia, and Thailand with the non-profit organization, Jazz Education Abroad.

Jeremy Siskind is a Yamaha Artist.

Commissioned Composer

Vera Ivanova

Vera Ivanova is a composer and on faculty at Chapman University (Associate Professor of Music, Music Theory/Composition Department) and the Colburn School. She graduated from Moscow Conservatory (BM and MM), Guildhall School in London (MM), and Eastman School (Ph.D.) with degrees in music composition. Her compositions have been performed worldwide and received many national and international awards. Her music has been published by Universal Edition (UE 31899) and released on CD by Ablaze Records (Millennial Masters series, Vol. 2), Quartz Music, Ltd., Navona Recordings (Nova and Allusions albums), Musiques & Recherches (Métamorphoses 2004), and Centaur Records (CRC 3056).

More information is available at:


California State Long Beach University Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Map and Parking Info:

Address: 6200 East Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90840-7101

See Bob Cole Conservatory of Music Campus Map below:

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


CAPMT Conference Hotel - Holiday Inn Long Beach Airport

2640 North Lakewood Boulevard

Long Beach, California 90815 United States

*Hotel Highlights*

Discounted rate of $159/night + Complimentary Self-Parking

Group booking link here

Instructions for using the hotel reservation link: PLEASE READ

  • Click on the link above
  • Select the dates you wish to arrive and depart
  • Click on "Book Now"
  • Select which room type you wish to reserve
  • Fill out required information and pay for the reservation

*PLEASE NOTE:  The link will only work on a computer desktop or laptop.  It may not work on a handheld device. 

OR contact our Holiday Inn Long Beach Reservations Department at 1-877-865-6578 or 562-597-4401 for Holiday Inn and identify as guests or participants in  “CAPMT Conference” to receive your special group rates.

All reservations must be received by Friday, September 20, 2024, at 4:00 PM (Pacific Time). 

Holiday Inn Long Beach Perks!

*Location: 2.5 miles away from CSULB Campus

*Complimentary Long Beach Airport Shuttle Service

*Discounted Breakfast Buffet at $12.00 per person @  Vue Restaurant for conference attendees staying at Holiday Inn Long Beach hotel