Conference Proposals

The Illinois State Music Teachers Association (ISMTA) is now accepting proposals for the 2020 State Conference at Northeastern Illinois University on November 6 -7, 2020. We are looking for a variety of programs that will enrich our members in areas such as professional development, music education, performances, wellness, and arts. Panels, workshops, papers, and lecture-recitals are welcome. The typical presentation will be 25 minutes or 50 minutes, including Q & A. Follow the guidelines below when you submit your proposal:

Name of Presenter(s), address, phone number, and email address

Title of presentation

  • 25-minute or 50-minute presentation
  • Session proposal should include any supporting information. (250 words)
  • A brief summary of the presentation (100 words)
  • Bio(s) of the presenter (75 words)
  • Equipment needs
  • A jpeg-file of the presenter’s headshot (minimum of 300 dpi)

Proposals must be submitted to the online form:

Submission deadline: June 1st, 2020 by 12pm. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

For further questions, please contact:
Dr. Chee Hyeon Choi, Vice President – Conferences