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MTNA—Your Partner In Teaching

Music Teachers National Association was founded in 1876 by Theodore Presser and 62 of his colleagues. With the mission to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers, MTNA offers continuing education, small business resources, peer-to-peer networking, student performance opportunities and much more.

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MTNA Membership Delivers:

  • Peer Connections—a network of outlets, forums and channels for like-minded individuals in the music profession to collaborate and communicate, both locally and nationally.
  • Ongoing Education—conferences, events and advice on teaching tips and pedagogy, technology and web trends, master classes and informational sessions.
  • Invaluable Resources—access to countless benefits, from Certification, publications and consultation services to competitions, teacher enrichment grants and insurance.

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Upcoming Events

2019 Collegiate Chapters Piano Pedagogy Symposium
January 4–5, 2019
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia

2019 MTNA National Conference
March 16–20, 2019
Spokane Convention Center
Spokane, Washington

2019 Summit for MTNA Leadership
September 6–8, 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio