TMTA January 1, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Abby Hehenberger on 01/09/2020


Wishing all of you a Happy New Year
from the TMTA Officers and Office Staff

Teresa Crawford, NCTM

Rick Valentine

Heather Rathnau, NCTM

Roy Wylie, NCTM

Spring Seals, NCTM

Christiana Clark

Abby Hehenberger


Deadline-January 5, 2020
TMTA Board Members and Chairs-TMT articles submitted to president
TMTA SA Coordinators-TMT articles submitted to VPSA
Deadline-January 20, 2020
Deadline-February 1, 2020 (Entries below should be submitted by local chair)

TMTA SA Ensemble

Diana Lopez, NCTM, Ensemble Coordinator

Enjoy the camaraderie and fun of an ensemble at the TMTA Convention! Feel the thrill as your association’s students walk on stage and perform in costume. All students who have passed the theory test are eligible to participate. Deadline to register your group for this amazing event is March 1, 2020.


MTNA Fellow donations for
Rick Valentine and
Rebecca Landreth, NCTM
Deadline-January 20, 2020
Rick Valentine and Rebecca Landreth, NCTM will be honored at the 2020 MTNA Conference in Chicago, Illinois. TMTA depends on our members to donate the funds needed to support the nominations of these two well-deserving teachers. The deadline is January 20, 2020! To contribute to MTNA and recognize these two special TMTA Members, click here and select “Foundation Fellow.” Then be sure to put their name in as the fellow you wish to sponsor.


Executive Board Highlight

Sharon Callahan, TMTEF Trustee Chair

Sharon Callahan, TMTEF Trustee Chair
Sharon T. Callahan is currently serving as a Director on the MTNA Board of Directors and is the Board representative to the Finance Committee. She was honored as a MTNA Foundation Fellow in 2015 and is a member of the Legacy Society. Ms. Callahan is a TMTA Past President and Vice President for Business Activities (VPBA) and she currently serves as Trustee Chair for TMTEF, a World of Music test grader, Chair of the Nominating Committee, and head Theory Test grader for Level 6. She was honored in 2009 as TMTA’s “Teacher of the Year.”
Sharon collaborates as a piano performance accompanist for many groups (Montgomery County Choral Society along with several area high school, junior high, and elementary school choirs), soloists (choral and instrumental), and contests. She is frequently requested as an adjudicator for many festivals and piano contests throughout Texas. She has taught private piano lessons in The Woodlands/Montgomery area for over 30 years.

Donate to TMTA or TMTEF today!