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    Reduced Membership for Remainder of the Season

    Have you been thinking about joining SMTA  (which includes joining the state and national organizations WSMTA and MNTA)? January is here! Have you made goals, intentions or resolutions for the year regarding growing your studio, making professional connections, or continuing to grow as a teacher? New members joining after January 1, 2019 receive full benefits […]

  • 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 […]