A Message from Dr. Gary L. Ingle
Executive Director & CEO

Since the initial outbreak of COVID-19, the coronavirus, in January, we have been closely monitoring the situation as it has rapidly evolved. Our utmost concern has been and will continue to be the health and well-being of our members, affiliates and partners across both the country and the world. Read More

Conference Cancellation FAQs

Resources for MTNA Members During the COVID-19 Pandemic

MTNA understands that music teachers are facing many unique personal and professional challenges during the COVID-19 health crisis. In order to save you time and effort, MTNA has compiled a curated list of some of the best and most helpful resources to support your teaching practice during this unprecedented time. Read More

Music Teachers and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the third phase of the coronavirus (COVID-19) response relief package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn More

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The 2020 Group Piano/Piano Pedagogy Forum (GP3) will be held July 24–25 at Oberlin College.
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MTNA—Your Partner In Teaching

For well over a century, MTNA has been the backbone for a collaborative community of music-teaching professionals, connecting both the seasoned educator and those at the beginning of their career.

MTNA membership does more than simply complement your career as a music professional—it supports, supplements and shapes it. It empowers music teachers nationwide to become better educators through networking, leadership, mentoring and educational opportunities.

Join today to make MTNA your partner in teaching!

MTNA Membership Delivers:

  • Peer Connections—a network of outlets, forums and channels for like-minded individuals in the music profession to collaborate and communicate, both locally and nationally.
  • Ongoing Education—conferences, events and advice on teaching tips and pedagogy, technology and web trends, master classes and informational sessions.
  • Invaluable Resources—access to countless benefits, from Certification, publications and consultation services to competitions, teacher enrichment grants and insurance.

MTNA Virtual Conference


e had to cancel the conference in Chicago, but that does not mean the benefits of the conference cannot be realized this year. In the coming weeks MTNA will bring the conference to you by providing educational sessions, professional development and other aspects of the conference to you in a virtual format.

The 2020 MTNA Virtual Conference is designed to provide an authentic conference experience for all members of MTNA. The 2020 conference presenters have been asked to make and submit video presentation of their sessions, master classes, poster sessions and performances. Plus, all exhibitors are also being asked to participate in the virtual Exhibit Hall and Showcases.

And best of all, it is free-of-charge to all MTNA members as our way of supporting the professional teaching community during this difficult and uncertain time.

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Upcoming Events

2020 National Group Piano/Piano Pedagogy Forum
July 24–25, 2020
Oberlin, Ohio

2021 MTNA Collegiate Chapters Symposium
January 15–16, 2021
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, California

2021 MTNA National Conference
March 13–17, 2021

Atlanta, Georgia