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.
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.
DIVISION WINNER LIST
West Central Junior Performance Piano – 6 entries
Winner Shuen Wu (MN) Piano Alexander Braginsky
West Central Junior Performance Strings – 6 entries
The January/February/March 2017 issue of the MMTA newsletter is now available!
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
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.)
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Thank you for your involvement with MMTA! We hope you have a fantastic year.
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.