National Conference

The MTNA National Conference, held annually, brings together the most representative cross-section of the MTNA membership. National competitions feature the outstanding performances of students in all instrument areas, as well as composition. Conferences include master classes, technology and informational sessions, pedagogy sessions, exhibit hall, evening concerts and much more. Members have an opportunity to participate by submitting proposals and papers for presentation.


Future Conferences


Atlanta, Georgia


Minneapolis, Minnesota

March 15–19, 2025

Session Proposals Are Now Being Accepted.

Submit a Proposal


2023 Award Recipients

MTNA annually recognizes excellence in music teaching and the music industry with a number of awards.  View the 2023 MTNA award recipients!

MTNA Conference History

It all began with a meeting attended by Theodore Presser and 62 of his colleagues in 1876. View MTNA's National Conference History.