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 were founded in April 1968 and celebrated our 50th Anniversary with special programs throughout 2017-2019.
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. 1 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.