The Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association

The Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association is an affiliate of the Tennessee Music Teachers Association and Music Teachers National Association.

"Working for a More Musical Tomorrow "

To promote professional fraternity among music teachers, to stimulate professional growth among music teachers, to encourage a greater respect on the part of the public at large for the music teaching profession, and to support the objectives of the Tennessee Music Teachers Association and of the Music Teachers National Association.


GMMTA Board Meeting and All Member Program and Brunch!

Saturday, September 9. 2017, Home of Julia Pilgrim

  • 9:00 AM Board Meeting
  • 10:00 AM Program followed by Brunch for ALL Members

Monster Mash Piano Recital

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, Second Baptist Church

  • 11:00 AM
  • Contact Julia Pilgrim

University of Memphis to Host Piano Festival

The Memphis Piano Festival will be held October 20th-22nd at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. It will feature two competitions one for young musicians 11-17 and one for college students age 18-30. The weekend will include a workshop with Dr. Kevin Richmond and evening piano extravaganza concerts of solo, duo and multi-hand repertoire!

GMMTA Announces New Scholarship Fund!

GMMTA is very happy to announce that the "Sybil Bryant - Kathleen Man Travel Award" has been created from contributions received in memory of two longtime members, Sybil Bryant and Kathleen Man.

The award will provide $50 stipends to students of GMMTA for travel to the June state competitions. The funds are limited and the travel awards will be filled according to the date and time they are received. More information is provided on the information sheet below:

Travel Award Information Sheet

Travel Award Request Form

Laura Triplett Named Teacher of the Year!

Yuki Whitehead presents award to Laura Triplett.

Incoming President Laura Triplett has been named GMMTA Teacher of the Year for 2017. Laura has made exceptional contributions to our organization, holding several key positions including Secretary, Treasurer, and President Elect before taking the gavel as President for 2017 - 2019. She has an Independent Piano Studio in Coldwater, MS and still manages to actively participate in the many programs sponsored by GMMTA. Her studio is managed in a way that is both creative and alive musically, providing ways for her students to excel. Congratulatons go to Laura Triplett for being selected as the GMMTA 2017 Teacher of the Year.

Luann Forell Honored as MTNA Foundation Fellow

The Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association is committed to ensuring that each member of the community works or studies in an environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination or harassment that is based on race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any legally protected class or basis (each a “protected class”). The Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association is committed to compliance with all applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment in education.