We are pleased to announce the establishment of a brand new KMTA event, Collaborative Piano Day. Designed with pianists of all ages in mind, this day will be a glimpse into the exciting and fulfilling world of collaborative piano playing and will include masterclasses, an introduction to vocal coaching, and […]

New KMTA Event: Collaborative Piano Day


Dear Colleagues: I am writing to invite you to participate in the 2018 KMTA Composers Recital, which will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14th, 2018 during the KMTA State Conference at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to share your […]

KMTA Composers Recital



The Kentucky Music Teacher Association is excited to be forming a Young Professionals Network! This new initiative is aimed at increasing our support for current and future careers of our young music performers and educators. We will be officially launching the network in the near future, but we are currently focused […]

KMTA Young Professionals Network


Edit: The call for proposals is now closed! We’ve gotten lots of great proposals. Thanks! It’s that time again! Even though it feels like we just got done with the wonderful 2017 KMTA Conference at Transylvania University, it’s time to open up our Call for Proposals for the 2018 KMTA Conference. […]

2018 KMTA Conference: Call for Proposals Open!



Dear KMTA Members, ​ EKU is proud to announce its 4th Piano Day. February 17th will be a day dedicated to piano music and teaching. This year, the EKU Piano day will have a different and exciting format: Students will play for comments, but the comments will be given in […]

EKU Piano Day


Here are the results from all the competitions held at our annual conference at Transylvania University! Thanks to all the teachers, students, and parents in your work and support to help these students! Bluegrass Elementary Piano Winner: Yuhan Ma – Teacher: Jukyung Kim Bluegrass Junior Piano Winner: Emily Peng – […]

2017 KMTA Competition Winners!



Congratulations to the winners of the Kentucky State Composition competition! Junior Representative: Srikar Vaasan, student of Jessica Dorman Young Artist Representative: Jonathan Carlisle, student of Richard Van Dyke Congratulations to all that participated and especially our two winners! These students will represent Kentucky at the division competition. The results of […]

MTNA Kentucky Composition Winners Announced!


The Bluegrass Area Music Teachers Association has released information about the 2018 Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition! The competition is scheduled to take place on  April 21, 2018 at the University of Kentucky. The registration deadline is March 1, 2018, although late registration is available until March 15th (with an additional charge). The […]

2018 Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition