The MMTA Strings Program gives students an opportunity to learn to play artistically and perform in contests and complete exams on instruments which have been cornerstones in the world of concert music.  

Outstanding professionals in these areas continually work to revise and update syllabi and additional materials, thus providing teachers and students with means for a comprehensive musical education.

Upcoming Events Find Teachers

Thinking about registering students for an event?  

  • Review the General Rules and Procedures for All MMTA Programs prior to registration.
  • Visit the Events page to find the desired event.
  • Current MMTA members may log in, then register students online.  Non-members may download registration forms using the link(s) provided on String Event pages, then submit by mail with a non-member fee.

MTNA Competitions

MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) offers two competitions annually:  one for Performance, the other for Composition.  Visit the MTNA Competitions page for details, dates, pricing, and more.

Parent and Student Resources

MMTA's national affiliate MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) offers resources for parents and students to assist the prior to and during musical study.  Resources include:  Choosing a Music TeacherWebsites for Kids, and more!

Many additional resources are available online, including resources for students with special needs.  

Contest, Exam, & Festival Information

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