WSMTA Important Dates in 2023-2024

August 25, 2023

August 25: Deadline for booking a room at the Yakima Hilton Garden Inn for the WSMTA Leadership Seminar

September 2023

September 4: Deadline for registration for in-person attendance at the WSMTA Leadership Seminar in Yakima.

September 8: Proposals for presentations at the 2024 WSMTA Conference will be accepted after this date until November 7, 2023. Click here to submit a proposal.

September 11: Deadline for registration for virtual attendance at the WSMTA Leadership Seminar in Yakima.

September 13: Registration deadline for the MTNA Performance Competition (Noon Pacific) and MTNA Composition Competition (Noon Pacific)

September 13: Registration deadline for Outstanding Artist Piano Competition (Midnight Pacific)

September 15: Deadline for submitting articles for the October/November Clarion  (Samantha Yeung, Clarion Editor)

September 16-17: Leadership Seminar (Kira Miller, NCTM, chair)

October 2023

October 7: District I & II Conference.  Making Music MIND-BODY-SOUL. Featuring Eneida Larti, Katie O’Rourke, and Andrea Rackl. Registration opens September 1.

October 15: Dues deadline for renewing members for participation in Music Artistry Program (Jason Kuo, chair)

November 2023

November 1: Music Artistry Program (MAP) Preliminary Report due (Jason Kuo, chair)

November 1: Proposals for 2023 WSMTA State Conference due (Lois Rhoads, co-chair)

November 5: Deadline for submitting articles for the December/January Clarion  (Samantha Yeung, Clarion Editor)

November 10-12: Outstanding Artist Piano Competition & MTNA Performance Competition at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA

November 18: District VII Conference. Piano Pedagogy Saturday. Featuring Kevin Olsen. Registration deadline is November 12.

December 2023

December 1: MTNA Northwest Division Competition (Mary Kaye Owen, NCTM, chair)

January 2024

January 5: Deadline for submitting articles for the February/March Clarion  (Samantha Yeung, Clarion Editor)

January 10: Dues deadline for new members for participation in the Music Artistry Program (MAP) (New members who join after this date will be required to pay non-member rates) (Jason Kuo, chair)

January TBD: Education Board meeting  (Michelle Mielke, NCTM, chair)

January TBD: Board of Directors meeting  (Colleen Hunter, NCTM, chair)

February 2024

February 1: Young Composers Project submissions open (Frances Goei, NCTM, and Susan Hurley co-chairs)

February 1: Registration for the WSMTA Conference opens

February 27: Young Composers Project submissions closes (Frances Goei, NCTM and Susan Hurley co-chairs)

March 2024

March 5: Deadline for submitting articles for the April/May Clarion  (Samantha Yeung, Clarion Editor)

March 16-20: MTNA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

April 2024

April 20: Last day for Music Artistry Program (Jason Kuo, chair)

April 22: Chapter and District State Honors Recitalists choices due (please use online form) (Kira Miller, NCTM, chair)

May 2024

May 1: Music Artistry Program (MAP) Final Report due (Jason Kuo, chair)

May 1: Visiting Artist expenses for MAP due (Jason Kuo, chair)

May 1: Chapter of the Year Application Deadline.  For more information see the The Chapter of the Year page

May 2: Lois Whitner Student Study Grant Application Deadline

May 5: Deadline for submitting articles for the June/July Clarion  (Samantha Yeung, Clarion Editor)

May 31: Chapter Presidents Reports and Chapter Officer List due to Administrative Coordinator

June 2024

June TBD: Education Board meeting – Location TBD (Michelle Mielke, NCTM, chair)

June 26: Board of Directors meeting –  Location TBD, Spokane, WA (Colleen Hunter, NCTM, chair)

June 27-29: WSMTA Conference – Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA (Lois Rhoads, co-chair)