Where is the Conference being held? The 2023 MTNA National Conference will be held at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada.
How do I reserve a hotel room? Reservations may be made by clicking on the Hotel Reservations tab at the top on this page.
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.
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 without registering him or her?
The only events open to the public are competitions, winners concerts and the exhibit hall. Individuals must be registered for the conference to attend a session.
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? Refund requests must be submitted no later than February 15, 2023, using the online request form. A $125 processing fee will be assessed for all refunds. Collegiate registration cancellations will be assessed a $25 processing fee. Refunds will be issued after the event.
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 24, 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 25, 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 26, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday, March 27, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 28, 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 airport serves the Reno Area? Reno-Taho International Airport
What ground transportation options are available? The Nugget Casino Resort provides a complimentary airport shuttle that runs daily: 7:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m. The shuttle departs the airport every hour on the half hour outside Door D of the baggage claim area. Taxi, Uber and Lyft services also are available from the airport.
What about parking rates? The Nugget Casino Resort offers complimentary parking.