Brenda DillonBrenda Dillon, a longtime Project Director for the National Piano Foundation (NPF), serves as an advisory board member to the Frances Clark Center and is an education consultant for Roland US. In addition to being a former associate editor of Keyboard Companion (now Clavier Companion), she is also editor of PianoNotes, the NPF newsletter. A former college professor in Dallas, TX, Brenda teaches RMM classes at a senior center. In addition to writing articles and developing materials for RMM classes, she does extensive teacher training throughout the U.S. In addition to co-presenting an RMM session at the 2008 International Society of Music Education (ISME) conference in Bologna, Italy, she was also an RMM presenter at the 2009 MTNA National Conference and the 2009 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.
Brian Chung is Senior Vice President of Kawai America Corporation. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for NAMM, chair of the MTNA Foundation Fund Development Committee, a 2004 MTNA Foundation Fellow, recipient of the 2010 MTNA Distinguished Service Award and a 2015 MTNA Endowment Fellow. After completing his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, studying at the Guildhall School of Music in London as a Rotary scholar and spending several years as a professional musician and private teacher, he completed an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is co-author of Improvisation at the Piano: A Systematic Approach for the Classically Trained Pianist (Alfred Publishing 2007), and author of Expressions of Faith: Eight Inventive Explorations of Classic Hymns (Alfred 2008) and Expressions of Christmas (Alfred 2011). With a diverse career that includes experience as a performer, arranger, educator, conference speaker and music industry executive, Mr. Chung is devoted to the cause of advancing music participation across America.