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    Sunday, October 11th, 2015 - Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

    The State Conference will be held from Sunday, October 11, 2015 to Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the Hilton Grand Rapids Airport, 4747 28th Street SE in
    Grand Rapids, MI.

  • Formal Program

    Thursday, October 15th, 2015

    Here’s YOUR Student Achievement Testing Program!” – Gail Davis Barnes (AAAPTG, SAT Coordinator)

    One of the nations finest testing programs – run entirely by MMTA volunteers! – this session will help lay the groundwork for the future of the SAT, reintroducing it to our members and introducing it to those who are new. Including an overview of the program, the discussion will feature strategies for preparing students and much information regarding the changes planned for this and the coming years.

    Please note, the Guild’s business meeting convenes officially at 9:15, while our guest presenters speak from 10:00-11:00.

  • Seminar

    Thursday, October 29th, 2015

    Guild members only.

    Program to be announced.

  • Halloween Hoot

    Sunday, November 1st, 2015

    Contact Mary Bates: 734-994-5627 or dexteroad@netscape

  • Formal Program

    Thursday, November 19th, 2015

    “Mentoring Music Educators: From Student to Teacher, Teacher to Professional” – Colleen Conway (UM and Adrian College)

    Music educators are frequently called to assume the role of mentor: to the student entering a music pedagogy program; to the new teacher just setting up a studio; to the new Guild member looking to connect and to get involved. This session – led by one of the field’s experts – will explore old and new trends in music education and what ideas can best support students, our members and our professional organizations.

    Please note, the Guild’s business meeting convenes officially at 9:15, while our guest presenters speak from 10:00-11:00.

  • MTNA/MMTA Performance Competition

    Friday, November 20th, 2015 - Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

    MTNA/MMTA Performance Competitions

    Application deadline: September 16, 2015
    Friday, November 20, 2015 to Sunday, November 22, 2015
    University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

    MTNA State, Senior and Junior Performance Competitions Coordinator: Laurie Marshall



    Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

    This event is presented by Great Lakes Performing Artist Associates. Three or four chamber music groups will be invited to play for and work with members of the acclaimed Lincoln Trio from Chicago, who will have performed at KCH the previous Day.

    Contact: Béatrice Ellis