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

Dear KMTA and members,   I am extremely happy to announce a wonderful concert (You will love this):   Maria Joao Pires (together with Martha Argerich) is on the top female pianists in the world and one of her assistants and friend – Sylvia Thereza – is coming to Kentucky […]

Upcoming FREE Concert: Sylvia Thereza on October 7th

KMTA logo by Aaron Dorsey
You may have noticed that we have a new logo at the top-left of our website! This logo was chosen by the KMTA board after reviewing all the entries for our logo competition Congratulations to Aaron Dorsey for an innovative design that captures the essence of Kentucky and our mission […]

NEW KMTA Logo Selected