2018

Yearly Archives

  • Announcing a new COMMON INTEREST GROUP forming this fall!

    Why not start the year connecting with your SMTA colleagues and exploring avenues to refresh and develop your skills?  Consider jumping in to this new CIG:   Exploring Piano Methods   There are so many method books on the market. How do we choose? Is there one that works better for certain kinds of students? Can […]

  • The 2018-2019 SMTA Yearbook is out!

    SMTA’s annual yearbook is a valuable resource for members and sponsors alike. In it you will find: The 2018-2019 Calendar of events Sponsor directory Chapter offerings, with a description and updated contact information for each program Board of Directors and officers chart Member directory, organized by name, instrument, and zip code Ads from SMTA sponsors […]

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    Call for scores by SMTA teachers!

    The Seattle Music Teachers Association is launching The Marsha Wright Commissioned Sonatina Award, named in honor of the Sonatina Festival’s founder. We are looking for an early-intermediate level sonatina in three movements, for solo, duet or trio involving any combination of piano, flute, violin and/or viola. A nod to traditional sonata-allegro form is welcome but […]

  • Discounts for MTNA members

    Did you know that as a MTNA member, you are eligible for member benefits such as discounts on things like office supplies and travel? Visit MTNA’s member benefit page to see a list of benefit providers and read more about offerings. In the month of May, check out the sales offered to MTNA members through Lenovo […]

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    The Ninth Annual Seattle Piano Institute

    A note from Robin McCabe and Craig Sheppard, Co-Directors of the Seattle Piano Institute: Session One of the Ninth Annual Seattle Piano Institute, for students age 16 and over, runs from July 8-18, and provides private instruction, daily masterclasses, seminars and lectures, plus a trip to the Seattle Chamber Music Festival on July 11. Professor Ory […]