Dr. Michelle Conda is OhioMTA's Foundation Fellow Nominee for 2020. MTNA collects money in State Fellows’ names in order to provide grants and awards to students, gifted composers, outstanding teachers and performers and to local associations. The deadline to raise at least $1,500 in Dr. Conda's name in order to honor her while supporting MTNA's Foundation Fund is fast approaching. Please contribute today at
Be sure to Click the box marked "Please use my gift for Foundation Fellow", and enter Michelle Conda's name in the "Fellow" box.
Dr. Michelle Conda, NCTM
Foundation Fellow Nominee
New Teacher Scholarship Winner:
Congratulations to Kara Huber, winner of OhioMTA's inaugural $500 teacher scholarship designated for a newly registered member attending the MTNA National Conference for the first time. Says Kara, "I am thrilled to attend the MTNA 2020 National Conference in Chicago. I follow Noa Kageyama’s "Bulletproof Musician" and am excited to hear him give the keynote address. Many presentations look intriguing... I am particularly excited about Pedagogy Saturday, a day which comes very highly recommended by my colleagues."
We just received the fantastic news that
OhioMTA's Central East Districthas been selected as the
2020 MTNA Local Association of the Year! The Central East District of Ohio Music Teachers Association will be recognized by President Martha Hilley at the MTNA National Conference in Chicago, Illlinois, during the Annual Business Meeting of the Association. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Chicago Ballroom AB.
Click Here to register for the 2020 MTNA Conference in Chicago!
Our 2020 Commissioned Composer is Ellen Harrison. We're looking forward to the premiere of her new work at our State Conference in June! For more information about Ellen Harrison, including her bio and works, click HERE.
Jesse Ayers, OhioMTA's 2019 Commissioned Composer, recently shared a high resolution video of "Shinkansen" (Bullet Train) for one piano, four hands, which was premiered at this year's conference on October 25th, as well as the Q&A session from the conference. Just click on the buttons below to see the videos!