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.
--Linda Christensen, NCTM, President
Latest NMTA News
For up to date listings for the Board Members of NMTA, use the new State Affiliate Portal from the MTNA National Office at this site.
Newsletter On Line
The Winter 2012 Newsletter is currently available online, just click on "News" in the column on the left of this page. In addition, a hard copy was mailed to each NMTA member in good standing.
2012 Conference Information
If you are interested in presenting a session during the 2013 State Conference in Lincoln, please submit the following in order to be considered:
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 to:
Valerie Cisler, NCTM
Did you know that NMTA member Thomas Ediger, NCTM, is a nominee for MTNA National Secretary/Treasurer? NMTA members can vote during February for national officers by visiting the MTNA website: www.mtna.org
The Larsen Young Artist Award Competition recognizes outstanding Nebraska high school string players. For details and competition entry forms, contact the Nebraska Chamber Players at: email@example.com
Approved minutes from Nebraska MTA Board meetings are now published on our website. Click on "Minutes" in the left-hand column on this page. Eventually, minutes from annual general membership meetings will also be placed on the Minutes webpage, but minutes cannot be published until they are approved at the next meeting.