Established in 1915 and affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association
OUTSTANDING ARTIST COMPETITION
The competition was established in 2005 to provide an additional performance opportunity for talented pianists from Washington state. It runs concurrently with the MTNA Competition, but is not part of the MTNA Competition.
Contact Cherie Felts if you have any questions about the competition.
This is a once-a-year opportunity for Chapter Presidents, District VPs, chairs of all our state programs, Education Board and Board of Directors to meet together to share important information about our state and local programs for both teachers and students as we begin a new year.
DEADLINE for booking hotel room with WSMTA rate: September 15
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The WSMTA Conference Planning Committee is now accepting proposals for presentations for the 2019 WSMTA Conference at the University of Puget Sound on June 19-21, 2019. Presenters will be notified by December 15, 2018 if their proposal has been accepted. Presenters receive 25% off their registration fees (they must register part-time or full-time for the conference).
Deadline for submitting a proposal: November 15, 2018.
WSMTA HAS OVER 1000 INDEPENDENT, COLLEGIATE AND UNIVERSITY MUSIC TEACHERS
DEDICATED TO ENRICHING THE LIVES OF ALMOST 28,000 YOUNG MUSICIANS
NEWS and UPCOMING EVENTS
For advanced students interested in performance competition, the MTNA performance competitions offer that opportunity. The competitions are open to any student who plays at the level of the required music, and are offered at the Junior, Senior, and Collegiate levels.
The intent of the composition competition is to encourage creativity and self-expression in student musicians at all levels through the art of composing. WSMTA winners advance to Northwest Division and possibly to the National competitions.
The Outstanding Artist Competition was established in 2005 to provide an additional performance opportunity for talented pianists from Washington state. It runs concurrently with the MTNA Competition, but is not part of the MTNA Competition.
The teacher and student fees have both been changed for November 2018:
Teachers will now pay $20 per student they enter.
Students will now pay $100 for the Junior Division competition and $120 for the Senior Division competition.