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.

Teachers

Monthly Meetings 2016 – 2017

August 22, 2016 – “Getting to Know You” @ Kidder Music Store

Getting reconnected as we learn about the new year!  –  Potluck 

September 26, 2016 – “Let’s Start at the Very Beginning” @ Kidder Music Store

      Note reading – Intervals – Ear Training – Teachers Share Ideas

October 24, 2016 – “Just in Time” @ Piano Network

Teachers share favorites.  Student savers. 

November 28, 2016 – “It’s a Small World”  @ Constance Hall, 403BU,  Bradley University

Teaching Culturally Diverse Students – Dr. Chee-Hyeon Choi, NCTM, Bradley University

December 19, 2016 – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” @ Trailside Event Center (Trefzgers)

Holiday Luncheon  –  11am 

January 23, 2017 – “Scales and Arpeggios” @ Piano Network

       Teaching Technique – Rosa Chang and Teachers Share

February 27, 2017 – “I Love A Piano” @ Piano Network

Master Class with Dr. Silvan Negrutiu, Millikan University

March 27, 2017 – “All About That Bass” @ Piano Network

The Double Bass and other things with Dr. Gerold Fowler

April 24, 2017 – “I Am a Musician” – Meng-Chun (Mickey) Chien Trio & Scholarship Winners @ ICC – Lecture Recital hall

Scholarship winners & trio performances

May 22, 2017  – Monster Concert Update/Luncheon

Monster Concert Repertoire Presentation

Luncheon  –  11am @ Biaggi’s

Conference

ISMTA State Conference – November  4-6, 2016 – Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington

MTNA  National Conference – March 18-22, 2017 – Baltimore, Maryland


Affiliated Organizations

Music Teachers National Association

http://mtna.org/AboutMTNA/AffiliatedOrganizations/tabid/232/Default.aspx

Illinois State Music Teachers Association

http://ismta.org/index.asp