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.

Monthly Meetings

Chairman – Susan Twitty

Kidder Music

7728 N Crestline Dr, Peoria, IL 61615
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.


Piano Network

4640 North Brandywine Drive, Peoria
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Monthly Meetings

When What Where
August 22, 2016 "Getting to Know You" Kick Off and Potluck Kidders in Peoria
September 26, 2016 "Let's Start at the Very Beginning" Teachers Share Kidders in Peoria
October 24, 2016 "Just In Time" Student Savers/Teachers Share Piano Network
November 28, 2016 "It's a Small World" Dr. Chee-Hyeon Choi Constance Hall/BU
December 19, 2016 Christmas Luncheon Granite City, E. Peoria
January 23, 2017 "Scales and Arpeggios" Rosa Chang & Teachers Piano Network
February 27, 2017 "I Love a Piano" Dr. Silvan Negrutiu Piano Network
March 27, 2017 "All About that Bass" Dr. Garold Fowler Piano Network
April 24, 2017 Meng-Chun (Mickey) Chien Trio/ Scholorship Winners ICC-LRH
May 22, 2017 Monster Concert repertoire presentation / Closing Luncheon Piano Network/Biaggi's

If you have any questions, comments, or programs you would like to see PAMTA present, contact Susan Twitty.