April 18, 2017

2017 MMTA Volunteer of the Year

The MMTA Volunteer of the Year could be that person who has cheerfully and generously served on countless committees or boards, or served as chairperson with dedication. It could be that person who provides support and encouragement to individual members and is dedicated to providing students with the very best musical experiences possible. Your candidate could be an enthusiastic person who is very active in his/her local organization who helps to develop opportunities for professional growth for Local Associations and MMTA members. 

February 28, 2017

MTNA Conference Dinner

Minnesota is part of MTNA's West Central Division.  Any members who attend the 2017 MTNA National Conference in Baltimore are invited to an annual meeting and dinner.  
Event details from WCD Director Dr. Beth Klingenstein, NCTM:

January 10, 2017

MTNA Competitions - Division-Level Winners

Below are the results for the Divisional Competition of the MTNA Auditions.   Minnesota did very well!  Congratulations to students and teachers!  Winning students will compete at the MTNA National Conference in March.


West Central Junior Performance Piano – 6 entries

Winner            Shuen Wu (MN)                      Piano               Alexander Braginsky


West Central Junior Performance Strings – 6 entries

November 15, 2016

MTNA Competitions - State-Level Winners

Minnesota Junior Composition - 1 entry

Representative            Ava Marquette       (Teacher:  Chrisanne Holm)         


Minnesota Junior Performance Piano - 10 entries

Winner            Shuen Wu     (Teacher:  Alexander Braginsky)  

Alternate         Joseph Caswell     (Teacher:  Paul Wirth)      

Honorable mention     Margaret Wang      (Teacher:  Alexander Braginsky)  


Minnesota Junior Performance String - 2 entries

September 1, 2016

2016-2017 Complete MMTA Events List

With so many MMTA events taking place across the state of Minnesota, it can be difficult to manage everything that's going on. To help with this, MMTA presents a listing of events for your convenience. (If any changes are made to an event date, these listings will be updated here on the website.)

Events by Date:


Events by Deadline:


Thank you for your involvement with MMTA! We hope you have a fantastic year.

August 29, 2016

Renee Fleming and Leon Fleisher Master Classes

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS! Soprano Renee Fleming will be teaching a master class at MacPhail Center for Music on October 6th at 1:00 PM. Tickets for the class are $20 and will go on sale to the public on September 19 at 9:00 AM. 

On October 8th at 4:00 PM, classical pianist Leon Fleisher will lead a master class.  Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for students and educators.