Kentucky Heartwood invites young musicians to sign up for a youth music competition at the 12th annual Kentucky Heartwood Music Festival on Saturday, July 29 at the Millville Community Center in Millville, KY. Winners of each category (8-12yrs and 13-18yrs) receive a $100 prize and a trophy. To register contact […]

Youth Music Competition – July 29 in Millville, KY

kmta teacher of the year
KMTA Teacher of the Year Do you know of a KMTA member who deserves to be recognized as “Teacher of the Year”? This award was instituted in 1993 and first presented at the 1994 KMTA Conference. The award includes a plaque, recognition in the KMTA Conference Booklet, on the KMTA […]

KMTA Teacher of the Year Nominations

If you’re looking for resources to further engage your students, check out our newly-updated Member Resources page. In addition to KMTA documents, we’ve also got a constantly-updated list of websites for both students and teachers. We have websites for all different kinds of teaching resources – tools, games, apps, and […]

Updated Resources for Teachers!

MTNA-KMTA Composer Commissioning (2017) Call for Proposals Application Deadline: Mar. 15, 2017 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. […]

2017 MTNA/KMTA Composer Commissioning

Please join us for Kevin Chance’s Master Class, Recital, and Workshop! Dr. Chance is the Director of Southern Division and will be visiting Louisville February 27 and 28. The Master Class is February 27 @ 3:00 pm in Comstock Hall at UofLHe is giving a recital that evening @ 8:00, […]

Kevin Chance at UofL

I am writing to invite you to participate in the 2016 KMTA Composers Recital, which will be held during the KMTA State Conference at the Transylvania University in Lexington (November 5 – 6). This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to share your work with a large group of teachers and […]

KMTA Conference Call for Composers

The Bluegrass Area Music Teachers Association has released information for this year’s Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition, which is scheduled to take place on April 29, 2017, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Participation is open to any elementary, middle, or high school age piano students. There are four different […]

2017 Nathaniel Patch Piano Competition

kmta state conference
KMTA members and Kentucky MTNA Collegiate Chapters are invited to submit proposals for the 2017 KMTA State Conference! The 2017 State Conference and Competitions will be held at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky November 3-6, 2017. Collaborative sessions, as well as presentations applicable to all instruments, are strongly encouraged. You […]

Call for Session Proposals – 2017 KMTA State Conference