The Indiana Music Teacher’s association is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 District B Auditions, held at the Music Center on the campus of Goshen College, Saturday, March 25, 2017. Thank you to Dr. Luke Norell for his hard work in coordinating Goshen’s site. The winners of each performance category will compete at the state round of Hoosier Auditions, Saturday, May 13 at Butler University. Congratulations to all!
EARLY ELEMENTARY PIANO
WINNER: Albert Lu, student of Linda Belleville
ALTERNATE: Lourdes Baltazar, student of Dr. Mary Rose Norell
HONORABLE MENTION: Ingrid Lund, student of Dr. Mary Rose Norell
Silvia Venturi, student of Dr. Luke Norell
09.25.2017 update: Proposals are no longer being accepted for the 2017 conference. Please check back for the 2018 call for proposals.
Proposals for the 2017 Indiana Music Teachers Association state conference are due 12:00 midnight, Eastern, May 24, 2017.
The conference will be held at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN on Friday–Saturday, September 29–30, 2017.
We are seeking proposals on all aspects of music, including music teaching, learning, creation, performance, career considerations, scholarship and other areas of interest to independent and college music teachers. Proposals may be submitted in one of the following formats:
The 2017 MTNA Conference in Baltimore, MD is just around the corner. If you’re attending, here is a listing of all events that are related to Indiana and our members. Please join us in supporting our fellow Indiana colleagues and students!
8:45 am – Maya Kilburn, competing in the Junior Strings Competition (Galena Room)
9:15 am – Karen Thickstun (et al.), The Socially Active Music Teacher (Grand Ballrooms VII and VIII)
4:30 pm – Ball State University AND Butler University Collegiate Chapters present during Collegiate Chapters Activities Poster Sessions (Waterview Ballroom)
5:00 pm – Announcements of Junior Performance Winners (Grand Ballrooms VII and VIII)Continue reading
IMTA congratulates Maya Kilburn, WINNER of the East Central Division MTNA Performance Competition in Junior Strings!
Miss Kilburn along with her collaborator and father, Dr. Ray Kilburn of Ball State University performing the following works:
Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216, Movement IWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 105, Movement IRobert Schumann
Scherzo-tarantelle in G Minor, Op. 16Henryk Wieniawski
Maya will now advance to the MTNA National Performance Competition, to be held at the National Conference in Baltimore, MD. The competition will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
Please join us in celebrating this fine young musician!
Congratulations to former Butler Collegiate Chapter MTA member Karen Lien, winner of the Mary Sue Harris Fellowship, awarded annually by MTNA!
The $3,000 grant, funded by the MarySue Harris Endowment Fund, is presented annually to a recently graduated independent teacher who demonstrates commitment to the music teaching profession and outstanding studio development.
Read more below about Karen including details on her active role in the Butler Collegiate Chapter and the wonderful Indiana teachers with whom she studied.Continue reading
Indiana is proud to announce we have several winners, alternates and honorable mentions that were named in the East Central Division Competition!
East Central Junior Performance String
Winner – Maya Kilburn, Violin; Student of Mimi Zweig
East Central Senior Performance Piano
Honorable mention – Gabe Brunner, Piano; Student of Fred Hammond
Music Teachers National Association is pleased to announce the results of the composition competition for East Central Division.
Indiana MTA would like to thoroughly congratulate one of our students who received an honorable mention! Da Som (Emily) Yoo, student of Michael Schelle awarded an honorable mention in the Young Artist division!
Winner: Aaron Wang, Student of Catherine Rollin, MI
Honorable mention: Joshua Wolford, Student of Matthew Hagle, IL
Winner: Greta Thoresen, Student of Drea Wagner, WI
Honorable mention: Lucas Huang, Student of Bradley Sowash, OHContinue reading
Congratulations to the winners from the Indiana state round of the MTNA Performance Competitions. Winners/Representatives go on to play at the ECD Competition on January 15th at Central Michigan State University.
Chamber Music Wind
Representative – Soma
Ting Hua Liang, Baritone Saxophone
Paul Lorenz, Alto Saxophone
Nathan Howard, Tenor Saxophone
Ricardo Martinez, Soprano Saxophone
Teacher – Otis Murphy
Congratulations to these winners/representatives of the State round of the MTNA Composition Competition. We are proud to have each piece representing our fine state in the Eastern Division Composition Competition!
Winner: Kayla Xu, Student of Aleksey Madan
Honorable mention: Charlie Conner, Student of Lai Ping Ho
Representative: Abigail Mohs, Student of Donald Campfield
Representative: Da Som (Emily) Yoo, Student of Michael Schelle