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!
Wednesday, September 22nd:
KMTA State Auditions Registration Deadline
Saturday, October 9th:
MAMTA Masterclass for KMTA State Audition participants
Thursday, October 21st:
KMTA State Auditions Video Submission Deadline
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 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"
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