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Events       

Guests are welcome to attend our meetings. They are usually held at Glenn's Music on Poyntz Avenue or Manhattan Christian College on Anderson Avenue. Please contact us with any questions you may have!
Upcoming Events 
KMTA District Auditions
Kirmser Recital Hall, McCain Building, K-State
Saturday, October 7, 2023
KMTA State Auditions
Murphy Hall, Kansas University, Lawrence, KS 
Saturday, October 28, 2023
MAMTA Holiday Music at the Mall
Manhattan Town Center Mall 
December 2023 (exact date TBD)
MAMTA Members Recital
Meadowlark Retirement Center
January 2024 (exact date TBD)
MAMTA Duet Competition
Kirmser Recital Hall, McCain Building, K-State
Saturday in February 2024 (exact date TBD)

 

 

DISCLAIMER:   

Information regarding event times and locations is provided by various members of the organization. Times and locations are subject to change and manhattanareamusicteachers.org is not responsible for incorrect information. Please contact the event chairperson or performer to verify event information.

Recent Past Events 

January 8, 2021: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program by Mary Ellen Sutton: "'Chopin's Piano: In Search of the Instrument that Transformed Music,' by Paul Kildea"

February 12: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program: Dr. Bruce Lin (guest presenter)- Zen Piano Studies: The Role of Piano Playing in Dealing with Anxiety and Overall Wellness

February 13: MAMTA Concerto Competition (in-person and pre-recorded) 

March 12: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom 

April 9: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program by Paula Neihouse Moseman -- "Tonara Online System for Lesson Management"

May 21: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom 

June 5: MAMTA Honors Recital 

August 20: MAMTA Meeting at Cheryl Savage's home 

September 10: MAMTA Meeting at Pickering's home; Program by Paula Moseman: "This Is Your Brain on Music" by Daniel Levitin

October 8: MAMTA Meeting at Joyce Nelson's home; no presentation due to the KMTA conference 

October 22-23: KMTA Fall Conference, hosted by MAMTA at Manhattan Christian College 

(No November MAMTA meeting)

December 4: Holiday Music at the Mall 

December 10: MAMTA Meeting at Pickering's home; Program by Joyce Nelson and Nancy Blockcolsky on teaching students how to play from chord charts and lead sheets

January 14, 2022: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom; Program by Julie Crucian --"Codes and Secrets: Help to Solve the Most Common Teaching Problem" 

February 11: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom; Program by Dr. Olga Kleiankina --"The Language of Music Today" 

February 19: Duet Competition at St. Paul's Episcopalian Church

March 11: MAMTA Meeting 

March 26: Piano Fair at FUMC (First United Methodist Church)

April 8: MAMTA Meeting; Mary Ellen Sutton presented the program, “J.S. Bach, The Teacher”

May 13: MAMTA Meeting 

August 19: MAMTA Meeting at Manhattan Christian College 

September 9: MAMTA Meeting; Agnieszka Lasko, graduate assistant at K-State presented the program “Elements of Piano

Improvisation at the Early Stage of Piano Education.”

October 8: KMTA District Auditions (KState) 

October 14: MAMTA Meeting; Julie Crucian gave a presentation on accompanying ballet classes.

October 30: KMTA State Auditions (KU)

November 11: MAMTA Meeting; Dr. Fred Burrack gave a presentation on “Teaching Improvisation and Creativity.”

November 12: Improvisation Master Class and Concert with Fred Burrack (Manhattan Town Center Mall)

December 9: MAMTA Meeting; Nancy Blockcolsky gave a program entitled “Seventh Chords and Beyond—Cracking the Code."

December 17: MAMTA Holiday Music at the Mall (Manhattan Town Center Mall)

January 13, 2023: MAMTA Meeting; Program- The History of the All Faiths Chapel Organ by Dr. David Pickering

February 10: MAMTA Meeting 

February 10: MAMTA Members Recital at Meadowlark Retirement Community

February 18: Concerto Competition (KState)

March 10: MAMTA Meeting; Program -- Using Microsoft Word for creating recital programs by Nancy Blockcolsky 

March 25: Piano Fair (Mid-America Piano)

April 21: MAMTA Meeting and retired MAMTA teachers potluck luncheon; Program -- “Under the Hood: Are You “PREPARED” to Take Your Students Inside the Piano?” by Dr. William Whipple via RockOutLoud

April 22: KMTA Music Progressions 

May 12: MAMTA Meeting

June 10: MAMTA Honors Recital 

A big thank you to Mid-America Piano and Glenn's Music for their unwavering support of MAMTA! 
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