2020 MMTA Convention


121st Annual MMTA Convention

June 7-9, 2020

DoubleTree Park Place

Featuring Guest Artists Randy Faber


DoubleTree Park Place by Hilton, St. Louis Park, MN

1500 Park Place Blvd. •  Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
Phone: (952) 542-8600

Call for Proposals

The MMTA Convention Committee will be seeking session proposals for the 2020 convention in the fall of 2019.  Submission deadline is December 15, 2019.

Our annual MMTA Convention attracts professionals from around the state who are eager to learn from the best in our profession. We offer presentations of the highest quality that appeal to both experienced and newer music teachers, covering a wide variety of topics related to pedagogy and business.  Review the document below for information.


Collegiate Poster Sessions

The MMTA Convention Committee is seeking Collegiate Poster Session proposals for the 2019 convention.  For content and submission information, follow the link below.  Deadline is April 1, 2019.

Collegiate Poster Sessions

2020 Convention Schedule

A preliminary schedule of events will be available in early 2020.


Master Classes

Master Class information and registration will be available in early 2020.


Convention Hotel: DoubleTree Park Place, St. Louis Park

Why commute? Stay where the action is!
From the DoubleTree Park Place website:

"Enjoy downtown convenience without the hassle at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis – Park Place. Our Minneapolis hotel is west of downtown, across from the Shops at West End and minutes from the Minneapolis Convention Center, Target Center, U.S. Bank Stadium, and Mall of America. Drive 16 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and find everything you need to work and relax. Plus, you’ll enjoy a DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie as part of our warm welcome.

"Following a major renovation, our Minneapolis hotel features guest rooms and suites with new furnishings and Serta Suite Dreams® beds. Enjoy a 50-inch HDTV with premium channels, complimentary internet access, a large work desk with an ergonomic chair, and refrigerator in each room. Upgrade to an Executive Level room for access to our 15th floor lounge with complimentary breakfast and evening appetizers."

Why commute when you can enjoy all there is to offer at our 2020 convention site?  Book your stay!


How to Register

Interested in attending the MMTA Convention?    Registration information will be available in Spring 2020.

*Please note:  It is recommended convention attendees purchase meals at the time of registration.  The number of meal tickets available for on-site registration is limited.  Registration Desk personnel will be able to inform you at check-in if any tickets remain.


Exhibits and Showcases

A variety of commercial vendors offer printed music and other items for sale at the convention.  Interested vendors will need to complete the registration form below to request booth space for 2019.  

Educational vendors such as colleges, universities, and other non-profit groups are also welcomed and encouraged to be exhibitors at the 2018 Convention.  A registration form is available below.

Vendors and other interested parties may present a Showcase session during the convention.  Introduce attendees to new products; or highlight methods, products, and services which would be helpful to independent music teachers.  Showcase presenters must also obtain booth space in the exhibit hall to sell their products - complete both a Showcase and Commercial Exhibitor registration form.


Presiders & Doorkeepers

Volunteers needed to serve as Presiders and Doorkeepers. 

  • A Presider introduces the person(s) presenting a convention session.
  • Doorkeepers make sure anyone entering or exiting the session closes the door quietly.

Sign up will be available Spring 2020.


Recitals at the 2020 MMTA Convention

All recitals at the convention are free and open to the public.   Hope to see you there!