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Welcome to the Iowa Music Teachers Association! Iowa Music Teachers Association Active Membership offers a mentoring program for young teachers and those who are new to the Association. Members are also afforded the opportunity to register for the Iowa Music Teachers State Conference at the reduced members rate.

Additional benefits of membership include:

  • Local Association meetings
  • Workshops by professional clinicians
  • Competitive and non-competitive student performance opportunities
  • Guest artist performances
  • Masterclasses
  • Student scholarships
  • New music reviews
  • Professional Certification
  • Quarterly issues of the award-winning Iowa Music Teacher Magazine

IMTA’s proprietary repertoire list offers an extensive list of over 14,000 piano solo pieces at six different performance levels to assist with programming for your students.

Active members who teach in any area of music enjoy all benefits of membership and are entitled to participate in all IMTA activities, vote and hold office. Please join the many musicians and teachers who have benefitted from our important connections and ongoing professional development.

News

WELCOME!

Pat Luiken, a valued member of IMTA who passed away a couple of years ago had a large piano music library.  If anyone is interested in purchasing the library, please contact her daughter Jennifer at: jenniferluiken@bellsouth.net   They are in the process of clearing out the family home and there are an estimated 300 pieces of music from beginner to advanced.  Great filler for your library, especially if you are a new teacher!

 

Login is now available for all paid members. You will be able to access documents, the repertoire list and practice registrations for IMTA festivals and auditions.  Remember, all student information can be deleted or edited so have fun with this up until your deadline date for your events.

PHISHING SCAMS: Many of you have contacted the president that you are receiving questionable emails from me or other officers.  This can’t be stopped but you will only receive REAL content about REAL IMTA issues from officers.  We will not ask for money or a quick call.  Always check the address behind the name, it is most likely someone you don’t know.  Do NOT respond to these. Instead, be proactive and turn them in!

HOW TO Report phishing emails and texts.
  • Forward phishing emails to spam@uce.gov – and to the organization impersonated in the email. 
  • File a report with the Federal Trade Commission at FTC.gov/complaint.
  • Visit Identitytheft.gov. 
  • You can also report phishing email to reportphishing@apwg.org.
These people will have their emails shut down or be dealt with in other ways. Since there is nothing we can do to stop them before they send an email, let’s work to shut them down!

Your IMTA summer newsletter will be arriving soon.  It will include the IMTA Repertoire list updates and other important information.

 

HAVE YOU PAID YOUR DUES?

You may now pay your IMTA/MTNA dues for 2018-19! Click on membership or “Join IMTA” on this page. Reminder: All MTNA/IMTA renewal dues must be paid before September 1, 2018 in order to enter students in auditions or festivals.  (First time new members must be paid by October 1, 2018.)

Congratulations to the 2018 IMTA Scholarship winners. See the  scholarship page for information and a video of the Durbin Zheng Scholarship winner, Emma Cai.

There will be a board meeting on Saturday, September 1 at 2:00 in room 24 Music Hall at Iowa State University.  For those of you on the board and Local Association Presidents, please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

HAPPY SUMMER TO EVERYONE!