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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

Presidents Council at 10:00 a.m. followed by State Board Meeting and lunch at 11:00 a.m.

For all UMTA State Board members

For more info: UMTA Events

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

UMTA Newsletter

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

Both current and past newsletters are available.

UMTA Newsletters

Remember to Renew Your MTNA Membership!

To continue to reap the many benefits of belonging to MTNA, renew your membership by June 30.

Renew Membership

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

UMTA 2024 Composition Competition Winners

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

UMTA Composition Competition