The 2020 State Conference will take place on Sept. 25-26 at the School of Music at Campbellsville University. The internationally-renowned pianist Ann Schein will be our Conference Artist.  Details of the schedule and specific exhibits and conference presentations will be available here later in the year as they become available. […]

2020 KMTA Conference Info Available


Kentucky music teachers, like music teachers around the country, are being pushed into teaching online whether they like it or not. While some music teachers already have experience with online teaching, many others are trying to figure it out on-the-fly, which can be difficult for both the teacher and the […]

Tim Topham Talks Teaching Online




Eastern Kentucky’s 2020 Piano Day is scheduled for February 15, at Eastern Kentucky University.   Registration form available here.

EKU Piano Day






Ashland Area Music Teachers Association is proud to host the Memorial Scholarship Classical Piano Competition each year, in partnership with Kentucky Christian University. Young pianists showcased their talented performances for adjudicator Dr. Henning Vauth of Marshall University.  Ali Ward (student of Lori Hughes) placed 1st in the Junior Advanced division, […]

Ashland Memorial Classical Competition Results


Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2020 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) is dedicated to encouraging the creation of new works by American composers and annually assists its affiliated state associations with the generation and performance of new music through the national Composer Commissioning program. Each year, the Kentucky Music Teachers Association […]

MTNA/KMTA Composer Commissioning Call for Proposals OPEN