Music Forum of Jackson is the Jackson, Mississippi-area local affiliate of Mississippi Music Teachers Association (www.msmusicteachers.org
) and Music Teachers National Association
We sponsor many programs for music teachers and their students. Some events are open to all, such as:
* Bach Festival for student pianists at Hinds CC
* Lectures and recitals featuring guest clinicians and musicians
As a member, you and your students would have even more access to other programs, such as:
* Sonata/Sonatina Festival in November at Millsaps College
* MMTA Pre-College District Evaluations & State Finals
* MMTA Pre-College Concerto Competition
* MMTA Collegiate Competitions
* MTNA Student Competitions
* MMTA and MTNA Conferences
* Christmas and Spring luncheons when we share stories and advice about teaching
* Lectures, workshops, and recitals with guest artists.
* Masterclass opportunities for your students
* MTNA online webinars
* MTNA teacher development grants
* American Music Teacher and Mississippi Music Teacher magazines
* MTNA group rates on professional liability, health insurance, etc.
* MTNA Certification (Nationally Certified Teacher of Music)
* Discounts on all sorts of things (office supplies, book stores, music stores, concerts)
* much, much more
You pay local, state, and national dues together, usually totaling about $135 (be sure to pay by Aug. 31 for full member access to activities). You can join and pay online (mtna.org
). For more information, please use the "Contact Us" section of this site.