PURPOSES & ACTIVITIES
TMTA seeks to raise standards of music teaching and performance in the state, to cultivate fraternal relations among members of the profession, to support members in all matters pertaining to their profession, to develop productive relationships with school and community organizations, and to promote accreditation for qualified music teachers in Tennessee.
TMTA promotes local, state, division and national meetings and conventions; sponsors auditions and competitions at local and state levels for students from elementary through college levels; certifies private music teachers and awards the Teacher of the Year and the Distinguished Service Award annually.
2013 Elaine Atkins Harriss
2012 Fay Swadley Adams
2012 Alice Adams Jackson
2012 Allison Nelson-Loebbaka
2011 Nellie Margaret Mitchell
2010 Elizabeth Cormier
2010 Ruth Gibson Thomas
2005 Sigrid Luther
2003 Dorothy Hunt McKamie
2003 Billie Jenkins Murphy
2002 Benjamin D. Caton
2001 Norma Seifert
Dr. Elaine Atkins Harriss, our new
MTNA Foundation Fellow for 2013!
TMTA State Conference and Competitions
June 1-4, 2013 Union University, Jackson
See the Winter and May Newsletters for more information!
Professor Louis Nagel, a Steinway Artist, is
on the faculty of the University of Michigan.
A session on 'Performance Anxiety' will be
presented by Julie Jaffee Nagel.