The Nebraska Music Teachers Association is an organization of over 300 musicians dedicated to a practical role of artistic service in today's society. NMTA provides cultural leadership through a wide variety of activities for teachers, students and professional musicians. It promotes high professional standards in music and fulfills its responsibility to artistic and educational leadership in the state.

NMTA was founded in 1916. NMTA is affiliated with Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), which has a membership of over 24,000 musicians nationwide.

Please look through our website to learn more about us or to find a music teacher. On behalf of all of our members, I'd like to welcome you to our site.

--Linda Christensen, NCTM, President

Latest NMTA News

FTC Antitrust Compliance Guide

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Current Announcements

The NMTA Executive Committee is now accepting applications for a $500 Travel Grant. Applicants must be NMTA/MTNA members in good standing, and the Travel Grant must be used to offset travel expenses to the 2015 MTNA National Conference, or other MTNA-sponsored event in 2015. To apply, send a request describing the MTNA event and include a brief personal resumé to Larry Jones at: lej@nebrwesleyan.edu Deadline for applications is February 5, 2015.
The 2015 State Conference and MTNA Competitions, along with the NMTA State Performance Competitions and NMTA State Festival will be held on the campus of the University of Nebraska Kearney, October 15-18, 2015.

State Conference

2014 Conference Information

If you are interested in presenting a session during the 2015 State Conference, please submit the following:
1. Title of session
2. A one-page abstract describing your session
3. A short biography including your contact information
4. A list of any equipment needs including keyboard, piano, and technology
Sessions are usually fifty minutes in length. Proposals will be considered in the order in which they are received. Other considerations include appropriateness to the conference theme and time availability after guest clinician/artist sessions are scheduled. Please submit the proposal information via email(by February 1, 2015) to:
Valerie Cisler, NCTM
NMTA President-Elect

Newsletter On Line

The Winter 2014 Newsletter is now available online, just click "Newsletter" at the top of this page. The Newsletter is published online only. If you need a hard copy and are unable to print it yourself, please contact Larry Jones, Newsletter Editor, at lej@nebrwesleyan.edu, 402.483.4531.

Board Information

For up to date listings for the Board Members of NMTA, use the new State Affiliate Portal from the MTNA National Office at http://ne.mtna.org.