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!
Friday, October 9, 2020: MAMTA Meeting with Special Guest, Dr. Janci Bronson (via Zoom)
Tuesday, October 20, 2020: KMTA State Auditions Digital Download Deadline
Saturday, December 12, 2020: MAMTA Holiday Music at the Mall, located in the Manhattan Town Center
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
August 17, 2018: MAMTA Meeting 10:30AM (potluck)
September 14: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Joyce Nelson: “Rhythm Cup Exploration” (curriculum by Wendy Stevens)
October 12: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Dr. Barbara Fast: “Teaching Artistry at the Elementary and Intermediate Level”
October 13: KMTA District Auditions
November 9: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Agustin Muriago
November 10: KMTA State Auditions
December 14: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Nancy Blockcolsky: "Origin of several popular Christmas hymns" (Members sang the hymns to celebrate the Christmas season)
December 15: Holiday Ensemble Concert
January 11, 2019: MAMTA Meeting. Program by SongHwa Chae: "Meanings of Dance Titles of Piano Compositions"
January 25: MAMA Members Recital (Meadowlark)
February 8: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Tetyana Allston: "Trinity College London Music Grade Exams"
February 16: Concerto Competition
March 2: Piano Fair
March 8: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Mary Ellen Sutton: "Memorization and our students"
April 12: MAMTA Meeting. Program by K-State Piano Pedagogy students Rinaldi Yonathan (Hand Mirroring Technique/Practice), Barbara Mirano (Teaching students with Down Syndrome), and Wayne Alexander (Sight Reading) followed by a luncheon for retired/former MAMTA members.
April 13: KMTA Music Progressions
May 17: MAMTA Meeting
June 1: MAMTA Honors Recital (UCC)
August 23: MAMTA Meeting (Potluck)
September 13: MAMTA Meeting (Program postponed)
October 11: MAMTA Meeting. Program by Melinda Pickering: "Eight Steps to a Pain Free Back," (Method and book by Esther Gokhale)
November 8: MAMTA Meeting. (Not enough members for a quorum; discussion held, instead). Program by Nancy Blockcolsky: "My Music Story"
December 13: MAMTA Meeting. No Program
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"