WSMTA
West Suburban Music Teachers Association

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About WSMTA

WSMTA is a local affiliate of Minnesota Music Teachers Association (MMTA) and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). WSMTA began in 1990, and meets in the western Twin Cities suburbs.  WSMTA is a non-profit, educational organization that exists to:


  • Promote the professional growth and encouragement of music teaching professionals;
  • Promote the advancement of musical knowledge and appreciation of music among ourselves, our students, and our communities.

WSMTA offers many benefits to its members and their students:
  • Educational opportunities, including teacher meetings and programs with Guest Speakers
  • Roundtable discussions with exchange of ideas and strategies
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Social events
  • Student referrals
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Annual Ribbon Festival recital marathon for students, with ribbon and trophy awards
  • Membership Directory, including member contact information, calendar of events, and Ribbon Festival details