To encourage an exchange of ideas in the field of music; to enrich the love and understanding of music; to raise the standards of teaching music by recognizing the training, experience and challenge necessary for professional growth.
To advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professional development of music teachers in the state of Illinois.
To advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.
About the Naperville Area ISMTA
The Naperville Area ISMTA is a local affiliate of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association (ISMTA). The Naperville Area Local Association has a membership of over one hundred independent piano teachers, voice teachers, instrumental music teachers, and music professionals in Naperville and the surrounding suburbs. Piano lessons, voice lessons, and instrumental music lessons are offered by our members, as well as instruction in music theory and composition. For assistance in finding a piano teacher, voice teacher, or instrumental music teacher click here to access our Teacher Referral Service.
Membership in the Naperville Area ISMTA is open to all music educators and music professionals in Naperville and the surrounding communities. Membership benefits include opportunities for teachers and their students. Monthly meetings feature expert speakers and performers. Master classes, recitals, and scholarship competitions are available for students of member teachers. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month during the academic year. If you are interested in becoming a member of Naperville Area ISMTA, we invite you to attend a meeting. For information about our next meeting, click here.
Membership in the Naperville Area ISMTA is obtained by joining the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). To join ISMTA and MTNA, click here. For membership questions about the Naperville Area ISMTA, click here.
The Illinois State Music Teachers Association (ISMTA) is a state affiliate of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). There are eighteen local associations of ISMTA which provide a strong network of music professionals within local communities. Membership benefits include opportunities for professional development at conferences and workshops, as well as scholarship competitions for students.
Membership in ISMTA is obtained by joining the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). For additional information about the opportunities available through ISMTA, click here to access the homepage of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association. To join ISMTA and MTNA, click here.
The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) is the nation's oldest professional music organization. Membership benefits include a journal subscription to American Music Teacher, insurance programs, publications, conferences, and workshops. Member teachers may also enter students in MTNA performance and composition competitions.
To access the homepage of the Music Teachers National Association or to join both MTNA and ISMTA, click here.