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2024 CAPMT State Conference

  • 19 Oct 2024
  • 20 Oct 2024
  • California State University Bob Cole Conservatory of Music


  • Conference Registration for CAPMT Active Members through September 6th for Live attendance.
  • Conference Registration for CAPMT Collegiate Members through September 6th for live attendance.
  • Conference Registration for CAPMT Outstanding Members for live attendance. Deadline October 1st.
  • Conference Registration for Santa Clara University Students, Faculty, and Alumni for live attendance
  • For one-day only attendance of our conference, please register by September 1st, 2024. This registration type is for CAPMT ACTIVE MEMBERS ONLY
  • Conference Registration for Non-CAPMT members until through September 6th for live attendance.
  • Discounted rate with promo code for Non-CAPMT K-12 and Collegiate Members
  • Conference Registration for presenters.



California State University Long Beach

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music


OCTOBER 20, 2024


Jeremy Siskind

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.

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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).

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Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: 


CAPMT State Conference 2024

This year’s Conference will take place LIVE In-Person at the California State University Long Beach,

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 2o.  

Come and join our amazing community of California music teachers to learn, connect, network, and be inspired!

Attendees can look forward to: 

  • Exceptional Presentations by California's leading performers and pedagogues. Gather, mingle, and share ideas with friends and colleagues from across the state!
  • Informational sessions from The Royal Conservatory.
  • CAPMT 2024 State Finals Winners and YPLN Concert
  • A concert and Q&A session with featured guest artist Jeremy Siskind
  • Masterclass with featured guest artist(s)
  • World Premiere of the 2024 CAPMT Commissioned Composition

Register NOW!

2024 CAPMT Advertising Submission Form

Warm Regards,

Dr. Eloise Kim •CAPMT Vice President, Conferences

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