Calendar    

2014-2015

Deadlines are postmark dates (If a deadline falls on a weekend/holiday, deadline will be the next business day.)

Date Item/Event Recipient/Location
July 1-November 1 Call for TMTA Convention Sessions President-Elect
July 1 Local Association Report due TMTA Office
July 1 Deadline for dues to be paid to MTNA to be eligible for TMTA membership benefits including Handbook and TMT publications MTNA Office
August 1 TMTA/TMTEF Board Agenda Items due President
August 1-November 1 TMTA SA Ensemble Repertoire Approval period Appropriate Ensemble Chair
August 23 TMTA/TMTEF Board meeting, 10:00 - 4:00 Houston location to be determined
August 31 Deadline for MTNA Teacher dues MTNA Office
September 5 Deadline for articles to be submitted to Texas Music Teacher magazine TMT Editor
September 15 Deadline for ads to be submitted to Texas Music Teacher magazine TMTA Office
September 15 Deadline for TMTA SA Theory Test Date Form Theory Coordinator
September 30 Deadline for Best of State Application Best of State Chair
September 30 Deadline for TMTA SA World of Music Test Date Form World of Music Chair
October 1 SA registration dues deadline without extra fees TMTA Office
October 2-February 1 SA registration dues with first increase TMTA Office
October 15 Deadline for emailing pdf of Local Association Yearbook TMTA Office
October 24 Deadline for Commissioned Composer Nominations TMTA Office
November 1 Suggestions for nominees for TMTA Board of Directors Nominations & Elections Chair
November 1 Deadline for Ensemble Repertoire Approval Appropriate Ensemble Chair
November 1 Deadline for Convention Proposals President-Elect
4th Saturday in October - 3rd Sunday in November TMTA SA Theory Fall Testing Period  
November 9-10 TMTA Trustees Teacher Enrichment Conference Sam Houston State University, Huntsville
October 31 Membership count recorded for Delegate Assembly representation TMTA Office
Associations with 50 members or less: 2 delegates. Associations with 51-100 members: 3 delegates. 1 additional delegate is added for each additional increment of 1-50 members
January 5 Deadline for articles to be submitted to Texas Music Teacher magazine TMT Editor
January 10 Student Affiliate Mid-Winter Meeting 10:00 - 4:00 Dallas Steinway
January 15 Deadline for ads to be submitted to Texas Music Teacher magazine TMTA Office
January 15 Deadline for full payment for exhibitor incentive package TMTA Office
January 15 Deadline for Original Composition Original Composition Coordinator
January 15 Deadline for Fall Theory Test corrections Theory Coordinator
Last Saturday in January-Last Sunday in February TMTA SA Theory Spring Testing Period  
January 31 TMTA Teacher Enrichment Grant Applications TMTA Trustee Chair
February 1-March 31 TMTA SA World of Music Testing Period  
February 1 TMTA SA Publication Contest Publication Coordinator
February 1 TMTA SA Video Essay Contest Publication Coordinator
February 2-April 1 SA registration dues with second increase TMTA Office
February 24 TMTA SA Performance Regional Entries due Performance Coordinator
March 1 Grace period ends for incomplete Performance Regionals entries Performance Coordinator
March 1 Nominees due for Teacher of the Year, Outstanding Pre-collegiate and Outstanding Collegiate Teaching Achievement Awards Teacher Recognition Chair
March1 Registration Deadline for TMTA SA Ensemble Program Ensemble Coordinator
March 31 Deadline for TMTA SA Performance Contest Semi-Finals to Coordinator Performance Coordinator
April 1 Exhibitor contract deadline TMTA Office
April 1 Final postmark deadline for Student Affiliate Dues TMTA Office
April 1 Deadline for Collegiate Conference Proposal College Student Chapters Chair
April 1 Deadline for Collegiate Award TMTEF Trustee Chair
April 4 Grace period ends for incomplete Performance Semi-Finals entries Performance Coodinator
April 15 - June 1 Online Voting Period Use form on web site
April 15 Deadline for Spring Theory corrections Theory Coordinator
April 15 Convention Program Advertising deadline TMTA Office
May 1 Deadline for All-Star Festival All-Star Festival Chair
May 1 Deadline for Keyboard Orchestra Reading Session Keyboard Orchestra Chair
May 1 Deadline for Chamber Music Clinic Chamber Music Clinic Chair
May 1 Deadline for June Leondar Chamber Music/Ensemble Music Contests June Leondar Chamber Music/Ensemble Music Contest Chair
May 1 Deadline for TMTA Convention Projects Convention Projects Chair
May 1 Deadline for Texas Teaching Fellow TMTA Trustee Chair
May 1 Deadline for contribution and form in order to be listed in the Convention Program Book TMTA Office
May 1 Deadline for TMTA SA Ensemble Theory Verification Forms Ensemble Coordinator
May 1 Deadline for TMTA SA Ensemble Participation Awards Ensemble Coordinator
May 1 Deadline for TMTA SA Student Recognition Student Recognition Coordinator
May 1 Deadline for TMTA SA Theory Senior Awards Theory Coordinator
May 1 Deadline for TMTA SA World of Music Senior Awards World of Music Coordinator
May 1 Deadline for TMTA SA World of Music Medal Orders World of Music Coordinator
May 7 Deadline for discounted convention registration rate Registration
May 15 Deadline for withdrawal from TMTA SA Ensemble Program Ensemble Coordinator
May 15 Deadline for withdrawal from TMTA SA Performance Semi-Finals Performance Coordinator
May 27 Convention Online Pre-registration deadline TMTA Office
June 1 TMTA/TMTEF Board Chair Reports due TMTA President
June 1 Deadline for mailed TMTA Election Ballots and online voting TMTA Office
June 11-14 TMTA State Convention Hyatt Regency, Houston
June 12 Performance Contest Semi-Finals Hyatt Regency, Houston
June 13 Performance Contest State Finals Hyatt Regency, Houston
June 13 Performance Contest Young Artist Hyatt Regency, Houston
June 29 Deadline for TMTA Handbook updates SA corrections to VPSA; other corrections to President
OTHER IMPORTANT DATES
November 8-9 MTNA/TMTA Performance Competition Sam Houston State University, Huntsville
November 8-9 TMTA Trustees Teacher Enrichment Conference Sam Houston State University, Huntsville
January 17-18 MTNA South Central Division Auditions

Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana

March 21-25 MTNA National Conference Marriott Chicago Downtown, Chicago, Illinois
  Dates for MTNA events are available at mtna.org  
June 16-19, 2016 TMTA Convention Dallas Hyatt Regency
June 15-18, 2017 TMTA Convention Dallas Hyatt Regency




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