Connect Inspire Mentor

Why UMTA?

 

UMTA is a platform for motivated musicians, colleagues, and friends to CONNECT with each other, to INSPIRE and be inspired, to MENTOR and be mentored. We all want to be the kind of teacher that impacts our students’ lives in a meaningful way.

UMTA is dedicated to excellence in all aspects of music education, and provides many resources to help the aspiring teacher. The kindness and expertise of Utah’s amazing teachers and professionals creates a space for belonging.

At UMTA you have a voice and an opportunity for meaningful participation, whether coming from years of study and experience, or just getting started.

 

Here are just a few ways UMTA membership can benefit you:

  1. Become a member of a Local UMTA Chapter, attending monthly workshops and CONNECTING with fellow teachers.
  2. Attend the annual UMTA State Conference for the best INSPIRATION available on a variety of musical subjects.
  3. Looking for the best way to MENTOR your students? Enroll them in one of UMTA’s excellent student programs.

Join UMTA today – you’ll be glad you did, and so will your students!

 

Upcoming Events

UMTA State Board Meeting

June 15, 10:00 a.m. at Daynes Music

Chapter Presidents meeting followed by State Board meeting for all UMTA state board members.

For more info: UMTA Events

UMTA Composition Competition

Open to Utah students and teachers.
Online registration begins April 1 and closes April 30.

For more info: UMTA Composition Competition

Calendar of Events

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UMTA has wonderful and exciting events throughout the year.
There is something for everyone!

For more info: View Events

Recent News

UMTA Newsletter

UMTA's quarterly newsletter is the best way to stay informed.

Both current and past newsletters are available.

UMTA Newsletters

New MTNA Leaders

Brian Shepard, CEO of MTNA

Paula Manwaring, NCTM, Southwest Division Director-elect

Lori Serr, NCTM, Southwest Division Certification Chair

2024 Southwest Division Competition Winners

The 2024 MTNA Piano Performance Competition, Southwest Division, is now completed and winners have been announced.

2024 Southwest Division Winners

2023-24 MTNA/UMTA Competition Winners

2023 MTNA/UMTA Composition, Instrumental Performance, and Piano Performance Competitions are now completed and winners have been announced.

Competitions