Kentucky Music Teachers Association

Kentucky Music Teachers Association

Affiliated with Music Teachers National Association

KMTA is a nonprofit educational organization representing music teachers in studios, conservatories, music schools, public schools, private schools, colleges, and universities. The purpose of KMTA is to further music education in the state of Kentucky and to nurture growth and professional development by providing programs that encourage and support teaching, performance, composition, and research.


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MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of the Kentucky Music Teachers Association is to advance the value of music study, music making, and music appreciation and enjoyment to
Kentuckians and to support the professionalism of Kentucky music teachers.

VISION STATEMENT:

The Kentucky MTA believes music study is integral to the education, development, and enhancement of each Kentuckian, and the rich cultural
history of the Commonwealth is ideal for the promotion of individual, collective, and diverse artistic expression.

To lead our state in this vision, Kentucky MTA will:
1) improve the level of professionalism within the field of applied music teaching
2) help the public readily identify competent music teachers in their communities
3) support programs to financially assist music teachers and students with their educational pursuits
4) advocate for the support of music and music education
5) foster programs that provide diverse high quality musical experiences
6) support local associations and student chapters by providing incentive funding programs and grant information

Approved Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Constitution

2015 KMTA Conference News

October 24-27, 2015
Western Kentucky University

The 2015 KMTA State Conference is coming in October! Here is a sneak peak at the program. For hotel information, see the 2015 State Conference page.

KMTA Conference October 24-27, 2015
Western Kentucky University

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Pedagogy Saturday (NEW THIS YEAR!!)

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Ann Lawry – Pedagogy workshop

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Desiree Scarambone – Lecture

 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

12:00 – 1:30 pm – Kick Off Luncheon

1:30 – 2:30 – Janet Bass-Smith – Solving Problems in the performance of Debussy’s Cathedrale Engloutie

2:30 – 3:30 – Barbara Rodgers – Keyboard sonatas by Women in the second half of the Eighteen century

3:30 – 3:45 – Break

3:45 – 4:45 – Javier Clevere – Recital

5:00 – 6:00 – Winners Recital

6:30 – 7:30 – Independent Music Teacher Forum Dinner

8:00 – Artist Concert – Latitude 49: “Time Past and Time Present: A Musical Remembering”

 

Monday, October 26, 2015

8:30 – 9:30 am – Kate Boyd – Foundations of Piano Technique

9:30 – 10:30 – Host Institution Presentation

10:30 – 11:30 Collegiate Chapter Poster Sessions

11:30 – 12:30 – Latitude 49 Workshop: “College to Career” 

12:45 – 1:45 – Annual Business Luncheon

2:00 – 2:45 – Oakton 6 – Recital

2:45 – 3:45 Bill Budai – “More than Notes: developing musical interpretation in young students”

3:45 – 5:30 – Latitude 49 – Masterclasses

6:00 – 7:45 – Dinner

8:00 – Composer’s concert

 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

8:30 – 10:00 – Board Breakfast

10:30 – All State​

 

Make plans to attend this year’s conference!!

 

Diana C. Aubrey
KMTA President