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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.

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WELCOME TO THE IOWA MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION WEBSITE

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

IMTA BOARD MEETING, Please save the date for our Winter IMTA state board meeting on Saturday, January 8, 2022, 1:00 p.m. This will be a hybrid meeting.  In-person at Iowa State University, Simon Estes Music Hall, room 125 (2427 Union Drive, Ames) or you may join us via Zoom.   imtapresident@gmail.com  -President Dr. Janci Bronson, NCTM


  • 2021 IMTA Winter Magazine articles due Wednesday, December 1, 2021: Please submit via Word or in the body of your email.  Please do not send via google docs.  
  • Please submit to:imtamagazine@gmail.com
  • If you wish to obtain an extra copy of the magazine, please contact imtainformation@gmail.com for more information. Please act early as there are limited printed copies.

IMTA/MTNA & LOCAL DUES

  • IMTA/MTNA Dues deadline is July 1 for all renewing members.  A grace period is offered between the time statements are issued at the end of April until September 1.   *Student members must be paid by October 1, 2021.  All other members are in good standing provided they have paid before September 1.  New MTNA/IMTA members may pay at any time the first year and are offered a half-price membership after January 1. If you are a new member and wish to take part in IMTA student activities the first year, you must be paid by October 1.
  • *Any student member wishing to enter their students in IMTA competitive or non-competitive events must pay full IMTA and MTNA membership, due July 1, no later than September 1. (Effective immediately as of April 6, 2019 Board meeting.)  Please contact imtafinance@gmail.com or imtamembers@gmail.com for more information.

  • The 2021-2022 Repertoire list is posted. Please log in to search for any updated items under the repertoire link. Please submit any questions, additions, or errors you might find to imtarepertoire@gmail.com

IMTA PARTNERSHIPS

Please support our sponsors by checking out the advertisers at the bottom of the home page.  Many of them have clickable links to their businesses and/or schools.  If you have students or parents who are researching music programs or summer camps in Iowa schools, please encourage them to explore those links.  Teachers- you now have many quick links to order music supplies.  Show them your appreciation of their partnership with IMTA!


IMTA/MTNA RESULTS

JUNIOR PIANO

  • Winner: Helen Mao, Teacher: Dr. Mei-Hsuan Huang
  • Alternate: Kento Sugiyama, Teachers: Feilin Lin Murray/Dr. Jack Winerock
  • Honorable Mentions: Hannah Cotran, Teacher: Cyndie Caruth
  • Ellen Eichstedt, Teacher: Cyndie Caruth
  • Chloe Liang, Teacher: Cyndie Caruth

JUNIOR STRINGS

  • Winner: Tai Caputo, Violin, Teacher: Joshua Palazzolo
  • Alternate: Keira Cromwell, Cello, Teacher: Laura Shaw

JUNIOR WOODWIND

  • Representative: Grace Veit, Oboe, Teacher: David Garner

SENIOR PIANO

  • Winner: Ryan Holt, Teacher: Dr. Xiao Hu
  • Alternate: Jonathan Chen,  Teachers: Feilin Lin Murray/Dr. Jack Winerock
  • Honorable Mention: Preston Atkins, Teacher: Dr. Suzanne Torkelson

SENIOR WOODWIND

  • Winner: Preston Atkins, Bassoon, Teacher: Martin Kuuskmann
  • Alternate: Lucy Gannon, Flute, Teacher: Leslie Marrs
  • Honorable Mention: Anthea Cheng, Teacher: Kimberly Helton

YOUNG ARTIST PIANO

  • Representative: Jason Lee, Teacher: Dr. Rene Lecuona

YOUNG ARTIST VOICE

  • Winner: Molly McConough, Soprano, Teacher: Dr. Leanne Freeman-Miller
  • Alternate: Halle Fish, Soprano, Teacher: Dr. Leanne Freeman-Miller
  • Honorable Mentions: Jordan McCready, Soprano, Teacher: Dr. Leanne Freeman-Miller
  • Abigail Boeschen, Soprano, Teacher: Dr. Leanne Freeman-Miller
  • Mikayla Liu, Soprano, Teacher: Stephen Swanson

YOUNG ARTIST WOODWIND

  • Winner: Jonathan Hart, Saxophone, Teacher: Dr. Kenneth Tse
  • Alternate: Lingxiao Li, Saxophone, Teacher: Dr. Kenneth Tse
  • Honorable Mentions: Matthew Nicholson, Saxophone, Teacher: Dr. Kenneth Tse
  • Matthew Borah, Saxophone, Teacher: Dr. Kenneth Tse
  • Ruiqian Zhang, Saxophone, Teacher: Dr. Kenneth Tse

Diane Smith, NCTM, Iowa MTNA Chair,  imtamtnachair@gmail.com


WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT BECOMING A MEMBER of IMTA/MTNA?

Contact Rachel McCoy, NCTM, mentor chair: imtamentorchair@gmail.com

or Joan Hopkins, NCTM membership chair: imtamembers@gmail.com