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 celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2015, 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