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Welcome to ISMTA

The Illinois State Music Teachers Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization affiliated to the Music Teachers National Association. We welcome all music teachers!   

If you are interested in the opportunities available through ISMTA/MTNA membership and are concerned about the welfare of music in society, you are invited to join. It is not necessary to have a music degree or be affiliated with a music school.

ISMTA 2016 Conference

  • Posted on: 10 August 2016
  • By: Alejandro Cremaschi (acremaschi)
Wesleyan Normal IL

We hope that you will plan to join us this coming November for our 2016 Conference, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University in Normal, IL. Take time to revitalize your teaching skills, find inspiration in new repertoire, listen to outstanding competitions, and network with colleagues.  Dates are November 4-6, 2016.

Read about the conference and register in the conference page.


ISMTA new website

  • Posted on: 4 April 2016
  • By: Alejandro Cremaschi (acremaschi)

We are happy to announce the launch of our new website. The site features an enhanced experience for our members, with easier and intuitive navigation, and members-only areas. It includes a  "Find a teacher" public directory that can be customized by each member after logging in. We invite you to browse! As always, feel free to contact us if you have any questions.