We Need Your Help to Increase Access to Music Lessons for Lower-Income Families
The Minnesota Legislature is entering its final negotiations for 2019, and we urgently need your help to increase access to music lessons and programs!
MMTA Foundation offers Teacher, District and Local Association Grants, Travel Grants for Minnesota winners of MTNA state and division performance competitions, and Monetary Awards for students who have demonstrated superior achievement in MMTA educational exams. Additional achievement awards include the Young Artist Winner, Student Composition Winner and Student of the Year. Below are some grant that have upcoming deadlines. Apply today!
Robert Schmitt Professional Development Grants
120th Annual MMTA Convention
June 9-11, 2019 Crowne Plaza AiRE Bloomington MN
MMTA is committed to keeping its workbooks up to date. The MMTA Theory Committee has provided MMTA with a new edition of Theory Level 3 that will be used to pair with MMTA testing in fall of 2019.
Have leftover copies of the 2015 edition? Don't worry, a supplement has been prepared to make all copies of theory 3 compatible with the new theory tests! It's free to download to teachers and students alike:
Thank you to all of our members who make our theory program a success as it continues to improve!
The new edition of Theory Workbook 3 is available for purchase now. The contents of this 2019 edition will be used for testing starting in August 2019.
If teachers or students have copies of the 2015 edition, the MMTA website will soon post the new pages from the 2019 edition. These can be printed and given to students who own the 2015 edition. A link to the new pages will be available on the online store, and on the Programs/Piano page.
The major changes in the 2019 edition are:
Twin Cities Piano Contest
NEW for this year :
We are using a DIFFERENT ENTRANCE and REGISTRATION SPACE.
Congratulations to all students and their teachers who participated in the State-Level MTNA Competitions this past weekend! Student names are listed below. Teacher names are listed in parentheses.
Winners and Representatives advance to Divisional-Level Competition in January.
Thanks to Nancy Van Kampen, judges, and volunteers for making this event possible!