Where is the Conference being held? The 2022 MTNA National Conference will be held at the Hilton Minneapolis and Minneapolis Convention Center.
How do I reserve a hotel room? Reservations may be made by clicking on the Hotel Reservations tab at the top on this page.
What is a hybrid conference? A hybrid conference means there will a full in-person experience, including educational sessions, evening recitals, the national competitions and an exhibit hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition, a virtual-only experience featuring curated sessions from the live conference will be available for those unable to attend in-person. Virtual content will be archived and available online to in-person and virtual attendees following the conference.
If I attend the conference in-person, do I also get access to virtual sessions? Yes, attendees who register for the in-person experience will have access to all virtual sessions and archives through the conference platform.
Are there any COVID-19-related mandates for the in-person conference? By registering, an attendee agrees to abide by the 2022 MTNA National Conference Health and Safety Policy in effect at the time of the event.
How do I register for the Conference? Online registration and downloadable PDFs can be found on the Registration tab above.
Does my registration fee include any meals? Hotel? Pedagogy Saturday? No, it does not. See below for information about Pedagogy Saturday.
I forgot to make reservations for an event, and I have already registered. What do I do? Please call MTNA at (888) 512-5278, or if you have registered online, you may sign in to your account and add the item if it is before the online registration deadline.
Can I take my friend, spouse or child to
a session at the in-person conference without registering him or her?
If you wish to bring a non-registered guest to the Gala, Brunch or other event, please phone (888) 512-5278. Only those who are registered may attend sessions.
Can I attend Pedagogy Saturday without registering for the conference? No. Attendees who want to attend the Pedagogy Saturday pre-conference workshops must register for a minimum of one day of the conference AND pay the additional fee for Pedagogy Saturday.
There are several Pedagogy Saturday tracks available. Do I have to select one track? Registered Pedagogy Saturday attendees may attend any session within any track without an additional charge.
When will I receive my registration confirmation? If you registered online, your confirmation was received upon completion of the registration process. If you registered over the telephone or by mail, confirmation will be sent to you via USPS mail 2–3 weeks after it was received.
What is the cancellation policy? Please see the cancellation policy page for details.
Will my badge/program book be mailed to me prior to the conference? No, you may pick up your registration materials (badge/program book) at the Conference registration desk in the hotel.
When I arrive at the conference what should I do? During conference registration hours you may come to the Conference registration desk in the hotel. Signs will direct you to the registration area, where you can pick up your packet of registration materials.
What are the on-site Conference Registration Hours? Friday, March 25, 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 26, 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 27, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday, March 28, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 29, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Note: Hours are subject to change.
Any advice for a first-time attendee? After you receive your conference registration materials we advise you to take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the program book. It contains many things that you will need throughout the conference such as facility maps, complete daily schedule, presenter bios, exhibitor listings and much more. The Conference Daily News will keep you updated with changes to the published schedule. There may be changes from the schedule as it was published in American Music Teacher or online so always refer first to your program book then the Daily News.
How do I know if a session has been
cancelled or changed?
Each day MTNA publishes the Conference Daily News to announce any schedule changes or to provide any late breaking information you may need.
Where can I find a Conference schedule? The full conference schedule will be available in the program book at the conference, in the December/January and February/March issues of American Music Teacher magazine and on this website.
Are exhibit booths available? Yes. See the Exhibitor tab for details.
Do you provide scooters or wheelchairs? To rent a scooter or wheelchair, call Scootaround at (888) 441-7575, or visit www.scootaround.com.
What airports serve the Minneapolis Area? Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
What ground transportation options are available? Ground transportation options can be found on the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport website.
What about parking rates? The Hilton Minneapolis offers self parking for $25.00 a day and valet parking for $45.00 a day.