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Meet WSMTA

WSMTA is a local affiliate of Minnesota Music Teachers Association (MMTA) and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). WSMTA began in 1990, and meets in the western Twin Cities suburbs.  WSMTA is a non-profit, educational organization that exists to:


  • Promote the professional growth and encouragement of music teaching professionals;

  • Promote the advancement of musical knowledge and appreciation of music among ourselves, our students, and our communities.


WSMTA offers many benefits to its members and their students:

  • Educational opportunities, including teacher meetings and programs with Guest Speakers

  • Roundtable discussions with exchange of ideas and strategies

  • Networking and collaboration

  • Social events

  • Student referrals

  • Monthly newsletter

  • Annual Ribbon Festival recital marathon for students, with ribbon and trophy awards

  • Membership Directory, including member contact information, calendar of events, and Ribbon Festival details