The Nebraska Music Teachers Association is an organization of over 300 musicians dedicated to a practical role of artistic service in today’s society. NMTA provides cultural leadership through a wide variety of activities for teachers, students, and professional musicians. It promotes high professional standards in music and fulfills its responsibility to artistic and educational leadership in the state.

NMTA was founded in 1916. NMTA is affiliated with Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), which has a membership of over 24,000 musicians nationwide.

Please look through our website to learn more about us or to find a music teacher.

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Current Announcements

  • 2020 NMTA Travel Grant applications will be considered until November 15, 2019. Details about how to apply will be found in the Summer 2019 Newsletter, or by contacting Larry Jones: lej@nebrwesleyan.edu.
  • Article submissions are currently being accepted for the Summer 2019 NMTA Newsletter. Submission deadline is June 1, 2019.  Send articles to Larry Jones, Newsletter Editor at: lej@nebrwesleyan.edu  Submissions must be Word documents, 10-point Times New Roman font, single spaced, double space between paragraphs.
  • NMTA Teacher of the Year nominations are being accepted until January 10, 2019. Details are listed in the Summer 2018 Newsletter.
  • Session proposals for the 2019 NMTA State Conference in Omaha will be considered until January 15, 2019. Send proposals to NMTA President-elect Angela Miller-Niles at n_g_miller@hotmail.com. Details can be found in the Summer 2018 Newsletter.


Newsletter Online

The Winter 2019 Newsletter is now available online, just click "About Us/Newsletter" at the top of this page. The Newsletter is published online only. If you need a hard copy and are unable to print it yourself, please contact Larry Jones, Newsletter Editor, at lej@nebrwesleyan.edu,  or 402.483.4531.

Board Information

For up-to-date listings for the Board Members of NMTA, use the new State Affiliate Portal from the MTNA National Office at http://ne.mtna.org. Download the complete 2017 NMTA Board Member Roster.