Conference Info

Provide an excellent opportunity for professional music teachers to  improve teaching techniques, gain familiarity with new technology,  network with other professionals and learn about the newest publications  available for performance and reference. OhioMTA supports its  membership by offering an annual Fall Conference. Additionally, many of  the eight individual districts offer continuing education  periodically in the form of Workshops, Program Meetings and Conferences.  OhioMTA members are also encouraged to attend the MTNA National  Conference and can participate at a reduced rate for members. 


OhioMTA  State Conference planning usually begins two years prior to annual  event with the formation of a Conference Committee. Individual Districts  rotate hosting the annual conference and are responsible for the  operations, site coordination, conference artist and program selection.  Annually a Commissioned Composer is chosen as well as Presenters for  individual sessions. For details regarding these programs and how to  submit a proposal please select Proposal Submission.

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Upcoming Conferences

OhioMTA 2019 Fall Conference

The 2019 Conference will be held at the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University from October 24-26, 2019. The Featured Artist will be The Brooklyn Duo and the Featured Pedagogue will be Samuel Holland. Please check for updates periodically at Fall 2019 as the complete program develops for what will be another exciting Fall Conference!

MTNA 2019 Conference

MTNA sponsors events to support the membership over the year. The largest event is the National Conference  which will be held in Spokane, Washington in 2019 and Chicago, Illinois  in 2020. Early bird registration usually opens during the Fall with  discounted rates until early December. Check the MTNA Conference Page for up to date registration information. 


Over  the past few years  we have seen a surge in Collegiate Chapter  Membership. MTNA sponsors the Collegiate Chapters Piano Pedagogy  Symposium which will be held at James Madison University in  Harrisonburg, Virginia on January 4-5, 2019. Check out the complete  details at Collegiate Symposium.


For the first time, MTNA will be offering an Artist Teacher Conference, August 9-10, 2019, at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. More information is available here.