The Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association

The Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association is a Professional Organization dedicated to the support of professional music teachers. It is an affiliate of the Tennessee Music Teachers Association and Music Teachers National Association.

"Working for a More Musical Tomorrow "

Engage! Sustain! Inspire!

Our Mission: 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.


Saturday, November 20

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM, Amro Music Store

Innovative Intermediate Piano Music from Latin American Composers

  • presented by members of the U of M Collegiate Chapter and interested GMMTA members.

New Officers Installed at May Board Meeting

Outgoing President Detrina Odom, right, presents gavel to incoming President André Duvall.

Past President Laura Triplett presents plaque to outgoing President Detrina Odom.

photo by @MichelleEvansArt

Welcome New GMMTA President André Duvall

André is a native of North Little Rock, Arkansas. He is currently serving as Mullins' pianist, organist, and leader of the handbell ensemble, maintains an independent piano studio for students of all ages, is a freelance collaborative and solo pianist, and teaches in the music conservatory at Lausanne Collegiate School. He is a Past Dean of the American Guild of Organists, Memphis Chapter.

André is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (D.M.A.), the University of Memphis (M.M.), and Henderson State University (B.M.). You may view a more complete bio here.

Angeline Case-Stott Named Honorary Member

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Angeline Case-Stott, who was made an Honorary Member of GMMTA at the chapter's board meeting on Monday, May 17. Angeline was a longtime member and supporter of GMMTA, and now resides in Camas, Washington. Newly-installed president André Duvall presented Angeline her award on May 19 while she was visiting Memphis. You may view her bio here.

Amro Music Store Honors Sandy Triplett

Congratulations to member Sandy Triplett who was inducted into Amro Music Store's Walk of Fame on June 19, 2021

Remembering Joan Gilbert

Joan Gilbert, pianist, piano teacher, professor, mentor and friend to many, and colorful member of the Memphis musical community, died Sunday, January 10, 2021. Read more on our Remembrances Page.

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.