Events       

Guests are welcome to attend our meetings. They are usually held at Glenn's Music on Poyntz Avenue. Please contact us with any questions you may have!
Upcoming Events 
KMTA District Auditions
Kirmser Recital Hall, McCain Building, KState
Saturday, October 8, 2022
KMTA State Auditions
University of Kansas, Lawrence KS 
Saturday, October 29, 2022 
MAMTA Holiday Music at the Mall 
Manhattan Town Center Mall 
Saturday, December 17, 2022

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 10, 2020: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Paula Moseman: "The Inner Game of Music" 

January 17: MAMTA Member's Recital

February 1: Duet Competition

February 14: MAMTA Meeting, Program by Dr. Jessica Koebbe: "The One Practice Tool Your Students Need: How to help
your students organize, prioritize, and maintain all of their music without feeling overwhelmed"

March 20: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom

April 17: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom

May 15: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom

August 14: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom 

September 11: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program by Dr. Slawomir Dobrzanski: “Beyond Paderewski's Minuet: Polish Influences in American Popular Piano Music"

October 9: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program by special guest, Dr. Janci Bronson: "Technology in the Music Studio: Learning Strategies Utilizing Audio & Video Recordings" 

October 20: KMTA State Auditions Digital Download deadline

November 13: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program facilitated by Melinda Pickering: Sharing new ideas or pieces in each studio 

December 11: MAMTA Meeting via Zoom, Program by Nancy Blockcolsky: "Rock Out Loud Live" 

December 12: MAMTA Holiday Music at the Mall 

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 

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