• Seeking Website Bids

    The SMTA is now seeking bids for a new website. We are looking to better serve our main audiences: music teachers, students, and the public, as well as our sponsors and the greater community. The SMTA seeks to bring independent music teachers together to form a supportive and learning community. SMTA member teachers utilize the […]

  • Announcing Simon Fiset Strings Division winners

    2019 Simon-Fiset Strings Competition Winners The 2019 Simon-Fiset Strings Competition was held March 4 at Queen Anne Presbyterian Church. The adjudicator was Elisa Barston, Principal Second Violin of the Seattle Symphony. The winners of the 2019 Simon-Fiset Strings Competition are as follows: Primary Division: First Place: Ling-Xi Ma (violin), Student of Jan Coleman Second Place: […]

  • 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 […]