2016 State Conference

November 4 - 5, 2016
Location: Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Dr. Louis Nagel, Piano
Dr. Julie Nagel, Guest Clinician
Dr. Rebecca Bellelo, IMTF Speaker
Benjamin Williams, Commissioned Composer

Registration is open to all members, non-members, and students

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Registration Deadline: October 25, 2016

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2015 State Conference

November 6 - 7, 2015
Location: Mississippi College, Clinton, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Won Cho, bass and Kyoung Cho, soprano. with Karen Kyung-Eun Na, Piano
Melody Bober, Guest Piano Clinician
Susanna Garcia, IMTF Speaker
Valentin Bogdan, Commissioned Composer

Registration is open to all members, non-members, and students

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Registration Deadline: October 30, 2015

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2014 State Conference

October 31 - November 1, 2014
Location: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Conference Recital featuring the USM Symphony Orchestra with Guest Violinist Marta Szlubowska
Scott Price, Guest Piano Clinician, from the University of South Carolina
Guest Piano Masterclass featuring Joanne Smith, Professor Emeritus from the University of Michigan
Donna Toney, IMTF Speaker
Luigi Zaninelli, Commissioned Composer

2013 State Conference

November 1-2, 2013
Location: Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Angelin Chang (pianist), Grammy Award winning pianist
John Ellis, Guest Piano Clinician, from the University of Michigan
Judith Fairchild, IMTF Speaker
Ken Davies, Commissioned Composer

2012 State Conference

November 2-3, 2012
Location: Belhaven University, Jackson, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Richard Heard (tenor) from Wake Forest University
Robert Vandall, Guest Piano Clinician
Kevin Chance, IMTF Speaker
James Sclater, Commissioned Composer

2011 State Conference

November 4-5, 2011
Location: Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Brass Band from Navy Band New Orleans, Guest Artists
Helen Marlais, Guest Clinician
Pamela Pike, IMTF Luncheon Guest Speaker
James Sobaskie, Commissioned Composer

2010 State Conference

November 4-6, 2010
Location: Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Randall Faber, Guest Artist and Clinician
Ron Shinn, IMTF Luncheon Guest Speaker
Howard Keever, Commissioned Composer

2009 State Conference

November 5-7, 2009
Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Featured Artists & Presenters:
Cathy Albergo, Clinician, Frederick Harris Music Publishers
Ann-Marie McPhail, soprano, Guest Artist
Amanda Penick, IMTF Luncheon Guest Speaker
Justin Sharp, Commissioned Composer
Member Presentations by Melody Hanberry, Angela Willoughby, Karen Fosheim & Bruce Tychinski


Thursday, October 30 - Saturday, November 1, 2008 - Mississippi College


Featured Artists and Presenters:
E.L. Lancaster, Alfred Music Publishers Showcase
Jason Bahr of MSU, MMTA 2007 Commissioned Composer
James Johnson, pianist, MMTA 2007 Conference Recital
Sergio Gallo, pianist, IMTF Luncheon Artist

Our 2007 Conference, held November 1-3, included the usual plethora of MTNA competitions and master classes in piano, brass, chamber music, voice, guitar, and strings. The opening night of our conference, the music faculty of USM presented a "Faculty Showcase" recital followed by a special reception.


The 2006 conference was held at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS. Guest artists included the Fischer Duo, Lynn Rice-See, Nancy Weems, Weekley & Arganbright, and Maurice Hinson. John Wesley Wright, tenor, accompanied by Theresa Sanchez, performed the conference recital. John Paul, Rachel Heard, Biljac Burnside, Michael Rushing/Annette Joe, and Barbara Tracy provided additional lectures and recitals.


The 2005 MMTA State Conference and Competitions were held November 3-5 at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. Guest artists and clinicians included Brian Holland, Burt Levy, Roy Wylie, and the Ceruti String Quartet.


November 4-6, 2004 at Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS

2004 Competition Winners (Microsoft Word)


October 30 - November 1, 2003 at Jones Junior College


Mississippi College