District Conferences

Information about this 2023-2024 district conferences will be coming soon!

For a list of WSMTA Districts, click here.

District I & II Conference

Music Making with MIND-BODY-SOUL

Saturday, October 7, 2023 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Marysville United Methodist Church
In-person format only

This year’s theme is “Music Making with MIND-BODY-SOUL

Let us be enlightened by three fantastic presenters, who will share their research, experience, and knowledge to augment our music teaching profession.  We are welcoming:

Dr Eneida Larti will present the MIND segment with “Learning Through Imagery: A multi-sensory approach for successful outcomes”

Ms Katie O’Rourke will present the BODY segment with “Fostering Fluid Movement”

Ms Andrea Rackl will present the SOUL segment with “Inspired Lessons: Infusing Self-Expression in Classical Training”

Registration fees:

Full price: $60
WSMTA Member Discount: $50
Student: $25

Registration will start on September 1, 2023.
Registration deadline is October 4, 2023.

District VII Conference

Piano Pedagogy Saturday

November 18, 2023
Music City Spokane – 1322 N Monroe
Featuring Kevin Olson – Pianist and Composer from Utah State University

Registration by November 12, 2023 required.

Register online: www.spokanemusicteachers.org

*All are Welcome. You do not need to be an SMTA member to attend.

Registration fees: Teachers $40.00 / College Students $30.00

(Includes Lunch and Snacks for Registrants)

9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Included


9:30 a.m. Check In, Coffee/Muffins and Music Shopping
There will be a large selection of used music to purchase at discounted rates plus 20% off new music from Music City for those in attendance on Saturday, November 18, 2023 only.
10:00 a.m. Kevin Olson presentation – The First Years of Piano Study
11:15 a.m. Kevin Olson presentation – Teaching Transfer Students
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Presentation featuring Compositions by Kevin Olson

District III Conference

District V Conference