New Haven Chapter of the Connecticut Music Teachers Association

Events 2016 - 2017


Newsletter 2016-2017


Saturday, October 22, 2016 - CSMTA State Conference. The CSMTA State Conference Committee has been busy planning the Fall Conference 2016. I think the CSMTA members are in for a big treat!  We have Catherine Rollin and Nick Ambrosino presenting!  The links include the registration forms and directions to the venue, information on the presenters and sessions, a schedule of the day and an advertising poster.  Please feel free to print the poster and hang in your studio, your local music store or library.

There are time sensitive materials included!   The first ten registrants will receive a free copy of Nick Ambrosino's book, Coffee with Ray.  The early registration deadline ends September 30th.  Final deadline for mail-in registration is October 15th - when head count and food choices go to the caterer.  Please send in the appropriate fees accordingly and note same day registrations do not include lunch. Mail-in registrations will not be accepted after October 15th.


CSMTA Conference Presenters and Sessions 2016.docx

CSMTA Conference Poster 2016.pptx

CSMTA Conference Schedule 2016.docx


November 12, 2016 - Saturday, 3:00 pm - Annual Student Ensemble Festival - at the Whitney Center in Hamden – Cultural Arts Center. 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden. The Festival spotlights your students in any combination of instruments, or multiple instruments. Applications due to Adele Huffman by Friday, November 4, 2016.

Info and Application Form


February 11, 2017 - Saturday, 3:00 pm  - Recorded Audition Competition at the Whitney Center in Hamden – Cultural Arts Center.  The New Haven Chapter is organizing a Select Students Open Competition (by recorded auditions). Applications and Recordings due to Yelena Gerovich by FridayJanuary 20, 2017.

Info and Application Form


March 18, 2017 – Saturday, 3:00 pm - Master Class – Clinician - Eun-Hee Park. Contact Linda Franklin-Biggs 203-481-5970 by March 8, 2017. 


May 6, 2017 – Saturday, 8:30 am - Musicianship Achievement Program (Theory Exam and Performance Audition) at Totoket Valley Elementary School, Northford, CT. Applications due by March 18, 2017. Reminder: ALL teachers of participating students must assist at the location regardless of attending another MAP. Application will be posted on the CSMTA website: / Musicianship Achievement Program. Contact Linda Franklin-Biggs 203 - 481-5970


May 20, 2017 - Saturday, 3:00 pm - The Annual Spring Youth Recital  at The Whitney Center in Hamden – Cultural Arts Center. Applications due to Nancy Schmidt by May 13, 2017.

Info and Application Form



June 2017 - Annual Luncheon – TBA