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 2017 – 2018

August 21, 2017 – Potluck and Music Exchange @ Dr. Choi’s home

September 16, 2017 – Pam Asberry-Music Teacher Workshop @ Piano Network

September 25, 2017 – Presentation of Monster Concert music @ Piano Network

October 23, 2017 – AIM Prep-Tips on preparing students and on judging @ Piano Network

November 27, 2017 – Studio Policies-Discussion & review of policies/survey results  @ Piano Network

December 18, 2017 – Holiday Luncheon @ Cornerstone Inn, Washington

January 22, 2018 – Dr. Geoffrey Duce: Playing Beyond the Dots: Discovering Freedom in Performance Through Early Recordings @ Piano Network

February 26, 2018 – Pedagogy Round Table-Discussion on pedagogy/survey results for elementary students @ Piano Network

March 26, 2018 – Dr. Garold Fowler-Double bass presentation @ Piano Network

April 23, 2018 – Mickey Chien – Improvisation, Lead Sheets, Jazz Chords

May 21, 2017  – Luncheon @ Busy Corner, Goodfield

Conference

ISMTA State Conference – November  3-5, 2017 – Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais

MTNA  National Conference – March 17-21, 2017 – Lake Buena Vista, Florida


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