Connect Inspire Mentor



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

Award Nominations

Nominations for MTNA Foundation Fellow and UMTA Legacy Awards due July 15.

Nominations for UMTA Advocacy in Action Award due August 31.

For more info: Awards Page

UMTA State Conference

UMTA 2024 State Conference: Beyond the Notes

November 1-2, 2024

Thanksgiving Point in Lehi

For more info: 2024 State Conference

Calendar of Events

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

For more info: View Events

Recent News

In Remembrance of Skip Daynes

UMTA mourns the loss of our friend, Skip Daynes. Skip was kind and generous to UMTA members for many years and will be greatly missed.

12/20/1938 - 6/28/2024 Skip Daynes Obituary

Remember to Renew Your MTNA Membership!

To continue to reap the many benefits of belonging to MTNA, renew your membership now.

Renew Membership

New UMTA Online Chapter

The new UMTA online chapter is up and running.

Consider joining when you renew your MTNA membership.

UMTA Online Chapter

UMTA 2024 Composition Competition Winners

UMTA Composition Competition is now completed and winners have been announced.

UMTA Composition Competition

UMTA Newsletter

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

Both current and past newsletters are available.

UMTA Newsletters