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Gateway Arch East

Music Teachers Association


We are a local music teachers association affiliated with the ISMTA and the MTNA. 



GAEMTA is open to music educators in the Southwest Illinois area. Membership includes professional teachers of piano, voice, organ, and accordion plus other music educators from the St. Louis and Metro-East areas. On behalf of its members, MTNA provides a collective voice for the music teaching profession. Membership from local to national levels offers:



  • Networking

  • Student evaluations through the "Achievement in Music" program

  • The opportunity to share with and learn from the most knowledgeable experts in music education

  • Opportunities for continuing education

  • Career and professional development

  • Leadership skill development

  • Peer recognition

  • State and National conferences



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Our Mission

The object of the Association is the advancement of musical knowledge and education


The promotion of the general welfare and standards of music teachers




The recognition and encouragement of musical ability and instruction of the general public in matters pertaining to music instruction.

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