Welcome to the Parent and Student Resources Page!

We are happy that you are seeking more information about music study and resources for families available through WMTA.  While this is not a comprehensive site for everything you need to know about music study, we hope to acquaint you with basic information and several reliable resources to get you started or help you continue your journey.  If you think there is specific information we should have available to you, please don’t hesitate to contact our webmaster.

Thank you for choosing to study music.  You are making a valuable investment in your future and the future of your child.

Important Resources

Instrument Maintenance and Repair

These sites are not endorsed by WMTA, but include sites our members have found to be a reliable source of information.

Piano:  www.ptg.org

Band Instruments:   http://www.banddirector.com/productguide/category/503

For a Highly Respected Book:  http://www.giamusic.com/products/P-6901.cfm

String Instruments:   http://www.sharmusic.com/Pages/How-To/Instrument-Care-and-Maintenance/

Voice:   http://www.lawrence.edu/conservatory/health_wellness/vocal_health

Music Study Articles

The MTNA national website has many articles related to studying a musical instrument.  Follow the link below to find out more about topics ranging from theory games to how to choose a teacher to appropriate instructional modes for various ages of child. http://www.mtna.org/parent-and-student-resources/

Choosing A Music Teacherhttp://www.mtna.org/parent-and-student-resources/choosing-a-music-teacher/

Music Website Directory for Kids – http://www.mtna.org/parent-and-student-resources/websites-for-kids/

Benefits of Playing the Piano – http://pianonet.com/all-about-pianos/benefits-of-playing/

Guide to Your Child’s Musical Future – http://www.mtna.org/parent-and-student-resources/guide-to-your-child’s-musical-future/ 

Student Events

WMTA District Auditions

WMTA State Badger Keyboard Competition

WMTA State Badger Vocal/Instrumental Competition

WMTA High School Virtuoso Competition

WMTA Competition for Young Composers

WMTA Badger Collegiate Competition