Welcome to the HMTA website.

HMTA News: 

The next HMTA meeting will be Friday, March 3rd from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the UAH Choir Room (201).

Dr. Kevin Chance from the Universtiy of Alabama in Tuscaloosa will be presenting a “Judges Workshop”.

This workship is vital if you are interested in judging for auditions and refreshing your skills. Teachers who have students in the auditions can also learn a lot about what judges look for in evaluating their performances.

Please circle this date on your calendars and invite your friends and other teachers to come.

Hope to see you all there!

AMTA District VIII Piano Auditions for 2023:

District VIII Auditions, April 1, 2023 First Baptist Church, Governors Drive;

State AMTA Auditions, May 13th, 2023, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa;

AMTA State Convention, June 1 – 3, Jacksonville State University.

Susan Hoop is the District Chair overseeing these auditions. For more information on this, please email Susan Hoop. Susan Hoop’s email address is susanhoop96@gmail.com

HMTA Honors Recital: 

HMTA will have an in person Honors Recital, Sunday, April 23rd, at 2:00pm & 3:30pm, 2023.  The HMTA Honors Recital will be held @UAH Roberts Recital Hall. Free parking is located across from Roberts Hall for this event.  Masks are no longer required for performers or audience members for this event.  The deadline to register your student for the HMTA Honors Recital is April 10th. To register your student to perform for the HMTA Honors Recital, please email Ingrid Weaver. Ingrid Weaver’s email address is weaveri@uah.edu  Thank you to Ingrid Weaver for hosting this year’s HMTA Honors Recital.  You must be a current member of HMTA to enter your student for the HMTA Honors Recital. Also:

1) The 2pm Honors Recital recital is for any student.
2) The 3:30pm Honors Recital is for high school seniors only.
3) To register your student for the HMTA Honors Recital, please email the following to Ingrid Weaver: Teachers name, name & age of student performing, name of piece, composer’s name of piece being performed, & timing of piece.

You can email Ingrid Weaver at this email address: weaveri@uah.edu

This project was made possible by a grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.



This project has been made possible by a 2016 Arts & Cultural Grant from The Arts Council funded by the City of Huntsville .

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The mission of the Huntsville Music Teachers Association (HMTA), an organization of independent and collegiate music teachers, is to further the art of music through teaching, performance, composition and scholarly research and to advance the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of music teachers.

HMTA members  include teachers of composition, brass, strings, woodwinds, percussion, piano, organ guitar, voice and choral music.

HMTA is the local affiliate of the Music Teachers National Association (www.mtna.org), and the Alabama Music Teachers Association (www.almta.org). Membership in MTNA, AMTA, and HMTA is open to all music teachers actively engaged in any field of musical activity.

To join HMTA, visit the MTNA website at www.mtna.org and click on membership. Identify HMTA as your local affiliate and send in the HMTA membership dues* to MTNA along with the MTNA dues and the AMTA dues (both of which are indicated on the form on the MTNA website).

 *Membership Dues in the Huntsville Music Teachers Association are as follows:

General Membership/ Active or Retired Teachers = $20.00 per year
Patron Membership                                                             = $20.00 per year
Student Membership                                                           = $5.00 per year

Your membership in HMTA makes a host of resources available to you on the local, state and national level including:

  • American Music Teacher Association Journal Subscription
  • Assessment Tool for Teachers
  • General Program funding
  • Grants
  • Insurance and Financial Planning
  • Intermediate Chamber Music Repertoire Listings
  • MTNA Marketplace
  • MTNA Message Board
  • “Music for Everyone” Program
  • Music Teachers Library
  • Music Wellness Bibliography
  • National and State Competition Programs
  • National and State Conferences
  • Online Communities Discussion Groups
  • Professional Code of Ethics
  • Teacher Certification
  • US Copyright Law Guide for Educators
  • Websites for Students on MTNA Website

Join today!