Southern Division. (MTNA Division News).In this issue, our Florida Association recalls significant past accomplishments, while our Kentucky Association anticipates and plans for the future.
Florida State Music Teachers Association (FSMTA FSMTA Florida State Music Teachers Association ) President Martha Stubbs
describes two major projects completed under the leadership of past president Joan Mank, NCTM NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NCTM Nationally Certified Teacher of Music
NCTM North Carolina Transportation Museum
NCTM National Capital Trolley Museum
NCTM Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage . FSMTA completely revised its bylaws The rules and regulations enacted by an association or a corporation to provide a framework for its operation and management.
Bylaws may specify the qualifications, rights, and liabilities of membership, and the powers, duties, and grounds for the dissolution of an . Also, the association made the transition from having four pages in the magazine, Florida Music Director, to publishing its own eight-page newsletter, The Florida State Music Teacher. With ten issues per year, the newsletter, along with the FSMTA website at www.fmta.org, keeps membership abreast of all state activities.
In addition to these new ventures, FSMTA held its sixty-seventh annual conference, "A Musical Odyssey: Different Ports of Call," November 1-4, 2001, in St. Petersburg. The conference included workshops in the areas of new literature, accompanying skills, certification and community outreach. Sessions also were presented by the duo team of Weekley and Arganbright, as well as the Amadeus Trio.
Kentucky Music Teachers Association (KMTA KMTA Kentucky Music Teachers Association
KMTA Kentucky Motor Transport Association
KMTA Kansas Music Teachers Association
KMTA Kitsap Music Teachers Association
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KMTA Karachi Metropolitan Transport Authority ) President Donald Speer, NCTM, reports excitement is building for KMTA's fiftieth annual state convention, to be held October 26-29, 2002, at the University of Louisville See also
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3. . As in the past, a variety of events are planned, including competitions, concerts and informative sessions. The annual gathering also will feature the Elementary Auditions/Honors Recital (a noncompetitive event for students recommended from local associations), the Quick Recall Theory Competition (a "quiz bowl" including teams from throughout the state) and the twenty-eighth annual All-State Keyboard Ensemble, featuring students and teachers in a digital piano A digital piano is a modern electronic musical instrument designed to serve primarily as an alternative to a traditional piano, both in the way it feels to play and in the sound produced. Some digital pianos are also designed to look like an acoustic piano. "orchestra." Variety appears to be the key to attracting teachers, students and parents to this annual event.
-- Sigrid Luther, NCTM, Southern Division President, Dayton, Tennessee