Dr. Christopher Thompson, an MTAD Past President, conducts a group at an Ensemble Concert

 The Music Teachers Association of the Delta is a Local Association affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)  and the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association (ASMTA).  


JOIN MTNA, ASMTA, AND MTAD NOW:  

http://mtna.org/membership-information/


LINK TO ASMTA WEBSITE:  

http://www.arkansasmta.org/

  


2017-2018  EVENTS


    ·       A-State will host the MTNA South Central Division Competitions on January 14 (rehearsal day) and January 15 (competitions day).  Lauren Schack Clark will need helpers to serve as monitors and possibly shuttle drivers between the Fine Arts Building and Fowler Center. 

    ·       Dennis Hay is First Vice President of ASMTA!  Congratulations!  That means he will be the conference planner for the State Conference in June 2017 at Harding U. in Searcy, at which we’ll celebrate the 100th Anniversary of ASMTA!  Dennis will need all of us to help with planning that very special conference.

    ·       Events for the coming school year:

    1.     October 14:  Ensemble Concert rehearsals (to prepare for Nov. 5 recital).  Schedule TBA. 

    2.     November 5 and February 18:  Sunday Sampler Concerts.  The November 5 concert will also feature Piano Ensembles and other Ensembles.  $5.00 per student of MTAD members, $10 per student of non-members.  Checks may be made out to “MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION OF THE DELTA.”  No registration form necessary: simply email Lauren Schack Clark by the deadlines, October 15/February 1, with the students’ names and ages, and titles and composers of each piece.  Be sure to mail/bring checks to Lauren (A-State Music Dept., PO Box 779, State University, AR 72467) by October 15/February 1.  Students may play 1 longer or 2 shorter pieces. Held in Recital Hall, A-State Fine Arts Building, 2412 Quapaw, State University, AR.  

               3.      February 3:  J. D. Kelly Piano CompetitionFebruary 4: J. D. Kelly 

                     Violin Competition.  Click here for more information about both.  

                      Held in Riceland Hall, Arkansas State University.


                 4.  Lauren Schack Clark has been nominated for Director-Elect of the South                   Central Division of MTNA.  Please vote in starting in February!


    OFFICERS FOR 2016-2018:

      President:  Lauren Schack Clark  lsclark@astate.edu  

      V.P.:  Dr. J. D. Kelly   jkelly@astate.edu

      Treasurer:  Lauren Schack Clark

      Secretary:  Brian Henkelmann  bhenkelmann@astate.edu

      

 
 
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