Registration is NOT open for MMTA 2023 District or State Auditions.

Pre-Collegiate District Auditions–The deadline for district auditions is September 24, 2023. This year, Chris Madden from the UMKC Conservatory will be handling all matters related to district auditions. Please feel free to contact him at if you have any questions.  District chairs will handle the scheduling of District Auditions, including the date for each.

Pre-Collegiate State Auditions–Please check the Pre-Collegiate Auditions page.

Collegiate Auditions–Please check the Collegiate Auditions page.

2023–MMTA State Conference/Auditions plan to be held at UMKC Campus, Kansas City, MO Nov. 2-5, 2023, with rehearsals starting on Nov. 1st.

In addition to the MMTA and MTNA auditions, UMKC will host a variety of workshops and faculty recitals. Please mark your calendars and join us in Kansas City for a weekend filled with interesting workshops and outstanding music-making! If you have any questions, feel free to email Chris Madden at


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.


2022 Auditions Handbook click here.


MMTA District AuditionsCompleted
MMTA State Honors Auditions Pre-CollegiateDeadline is Oct. 5, 2023
MMTA State Honors Auditions CollegiateDeadline is Oct. 5, 2023

Application Deadlines

MMTA District: 8/31 (St. Louis) 9/7 (all others)
MMTA State Honors Auditions:
MTNA State Competitions: 

MMTA District Auditions

Location:Contact District Chair

MMTA State Auditions and MTNA Competition Date and Location

Location:UMKC, Kansas City, MO

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 Piano
Pre-Collegiate Strings
Pre-Collegiate Brass
Pre-Collegiate Woodwind
Pre-Collegiate Percussion
Pre-Collegiate Voice
Collegiate Strings
Collegiate other categories

MMTA Application fees (Available online payment)

Pre-Collegiate District:$35
Collegiate & Pre-Collegiate State Auditions:$40
Non-member Teachers Registration Fee$100 for District Auditions only
Member Teachers Registration Fee:$20

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
MMTA Pre-Collegiate State Auditions ChairJennifer McAtee
MMTA Collegiate Auditions ChairHyunki Yoon
MTNA Composition Competitions ChairJacob Gotlib
MTNA Pre-Collegiate Competitions ChairDaniel Ketter
MTNA Young Artist Competitions ChairSophia Han

District chairs of MMTA District Honors Auditions

DistrictChair (Click name for email)
District 1Michelle Rautmann
District 2Xin Gao
District 3Kim Katz and Anne Becker
District 4Nancy Dreier
District 5Wei-Han Su
District 6Becky Lee
District 7Emily Parker