Nebraska Music Teachers Association


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.

Latest NMTA News

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Current Announcements

The NMTA Executive Committee will soon be considering session proposals for the 2016 State Conference in Omaha. If you are interested in presenting a session, or if you have a suggestion for a session, submit proposals by Feb. 6, 2016 to: Gail Dunning,
Nominations for the 2016 NMTA Service Award are now being sought. Deadline for submissions is Feb. 6, 2016. Service Award requirements are listed in the 2015 Winter Newsletter. Send Service Award nominations via email to: Larry Jones, NCTM,
Articles for the Summer 2016 NMTA Newsletter are due May 25, 2016. For more information, contact Larry Jones, Newsletter Editor. Email:
The NMTA Spring Board Meeting will be held on Sunday, April 10, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at The Eatery in Lincoln.
The Annual Meeting of the NMTA Membership will be Friday, October 14, 2016 at the University of Nebraska Omaha. The time and room location will be announced later. All NMTA members are encouraged to attend the meeting.

2016 State Conference

The 2016 State Conference and MTNA Competitions, along with the NMTA State Performance Competitions and NMTA State Festival will be held on the campus of the University of Nebraska Omaha, October 13-16, 2016.

More Information

Newsletter On Line

The Winter 2015 Newsletter is now available online, just click "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, 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