2009 MTNA National Conference: Atlanta, Georgia

Award Recipients

Achievement Award

Marvin Blickenstaff, NCTM
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Distinguished Service Award

Wayne Gibson, NCTM
Atlanta, Georgia

Teacher of the Year

Marie Burnette, NCTM
High Point, North Carolina

State Affiliate of the Year

Washington State MTA
Mary Kaye Owen, NCTM, president

Local Association of the Year

Lafayette Area MTA (Louisiana)
Sarah Roy, president

Benjamin Whitten Collegiate Chapter of the Year

University of Oklahoma Collegiate Chapter (Oklahoma)
Rachel Schmoyer, president

Benjamin Whitten Collegiate Chapter Advisor of the Year

Barbara Fast, NCTM (University of Oklahoma Collegiate Chapter)
Jane Magrath, NCTM (University of Oklahoma Collegiate Chapter)

Distinguished Composer of the Year

William Price
Birmingham, Alabama
Hardboiled
Commissioned by the Alabama MTA

Distinguished Composer Honorable Mention

Christopher Biggs
Kansas City, Missouri
10-33
Commissioned by Missouri MTA

Distinguished Composer Honorable Mention

Jonathan McNair
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Digressions
Commissioned by Tennessee MTA

American Music Teacher Article of the Year

Judith Lang Zaimont
Maricopa, Arizona
"Embracing New Music"
August/September 2008 AMT

StAR/Studio Teacher Fellowship Award

Ivy Jo Andreasen
Brigham City, Utah

Frances Clark Pedagogy Award 

Two-and Three-part Inventions (Sinfonia) and
Well-tempered Clavier by Bach
by Willard Palmer

MTNA-Piano Technicians Guild Scholarship

Recreational Music Making Workshop
Judith Torigoe, NCTM
Sedona, Arizona

MTNA-Piano Technicians Guild Scholarship

Teacher Continuing Education and/or Performance Study
Marguerite Munoz, NCTM
Atlanta, Georgia