MMTA (Missouri Music Teachers Association) coordinates pre-collegiate auditions at the district and state levels and college-level auditions at the state level.  During the state auditions each year, the MMTA auditions run concurrently with the state level of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association)’s national competitions.


To view or download the Auditions Handbook,please click here.


MMTA Honors AuditionsThe online application is available here.
MTNA CompetitionsThe online application is available here.

Application Deadlines

MMTA District VI: Aug 28 at 11:59 pm
MMTA Districts I – V and VII: Sept 4 at 11:59 pm
MMTA State Auditions:Oct 1 at 11:59 pm
MTNA State Competitions: Sept 11 at 3 PM (EST)

MMTA State Auditions and MTNA Competition Date and Location

Location:Missouri State University, Springfield, MO (2019)
Date:November 7th-10th, 2019

MMTA District Auditions: Each districts auditions date may be varied but must be completed by TBA.  Please check each local association website or contact each district chair.

MMTA State Auditions Schedule

The State Auditions schedule will be released after the state registration was processed.  Once it is ready you will be noticed to your registered email address.

Pre-Collegiate PianoSunday, November 10th
Pre-Collegiate StringsFriday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9
Pre-Collegiate BrassFriday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9
Pre-Collegiate WoodwindFriday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9
Pre-Collegiate PercussionFriday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9
Pre-Collegiate VoiceFriday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9
Collegiate StringsFriday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9 (TBA)
Collegiate other categoriesThursday, November 7 or Friday, November 8 (TBA)

MMTA Application fees (Available online payment)

Pre-Collegiate District:$31
Collegiate & Pre-Collegiate State Auditions:$36
Non-member Teachers Registration Fee$100 for District Auditions only
Member Teachers Registration Fee:$20 for State Auditions only

For MTNA Competitions, please see here.


Please contact each chair of MMTA State Honors Auditions and MTNA Competitions.

TitleName (Click to Email)
MMTA Co-VP AuditionsJason Hausback
Kyu Butler, NCTM
MMTA Pre-Collegiate State Auditions ChairJennifer McAtee
MMTA Collegiate Auditions ChairHyunki Yoon
MTNA Composition Competitions ChairJacob Gotlib
MTNA Pre-Collegiate Competitions ChairDaniel Ketter
MTNA Collegiate Competitions ChairSharla Bender

District chairs of MMTA District Honors Auditions

DistrictChair (Click name for email)
District 1Michelle Rautmann
District 2Xin Gao
District 3Aine Wendler
District 4Nancy Dreier
District 5Wei-Han Su
District 6Caroline Hixson
District 7Rebecca Fulgham