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 2020 OPEN





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



As an infant, David filled his life with music. David’s very heartbeat seemed to naturally search for, find and recognize with crystal clarity, the most sensitive and spiritual of all melodies. Classical spirits such as Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and Brahms, captured David’s soul. David eagerly embraced life’s melodies which I […]

David Moore Competition





2019 KMTA Conference Poster
The 2019 KMTA Conference is going to be held in downtown Lexington at the Farish Theater in the Central Lexington Public Library. This wonderful space has been recently renovated and updated venue and is fully and ideally equipped for our artistic and technological needs. We are also thrilled to announce […]

2019 KMTA Conference