PAMTA is the local affiliate of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. The objective of this group is to Encourage and exchange of ideas in the field; to Enrich the love and understanding of music; and to Elevate the standards of teaching music by recognizing the experience, training, and challenge necessary for professional growth.

September meeting to feature Dr. Sharon Graf

NEXT PAMTA MEETING PIANO NETWORK – 4640 BRANDYWINE DRIVE – PEORIA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28 AT 10:00 A.M. The featured speaker will Dr. Sharon Graf from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Her topic will be “Ethnomusicology: Techniques for Studying Sound and Culture” and will include an audio visual presentation. I’m sure we will all learn a lot. Please come and support our guest and meet someone new. Bring a guest if you can – not necessarily a music teacher. I hope to see many of you there! – Susan Twitty, First Vice President/Programs Chair