News and Updates

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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 […]

  • The Mayron Cole Piano Method is now FREE!

    Piano teacher and creator of the extensive Mayron Cole Piano Method is retiring, and giving her method to the world. What a wonderful gift to teachers and way to give back to her profession! If you need some inspiration, read her story about how she got started teaching and created her own piano method. All […]

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    Music Collaborative and Teaching Studios Opening in Bellevue

    Dear teachers- this letter comes from a flute teacher colleague on the eastside: We would like to introduce you to a new non-profit organization that shares our passion – The Bellevue Music Collaborative. The primary mission of this new organization is to rent a space in Bellevue and support independent music teachers giving private lessons […]