DMTA Meeting and event dates for 2023-24

Typical schedule:

DMTA usually has a business meeting on the first Monday of each month during the school year, unless there is a conflict with a holiday or school break ( such as September, January, April). The business meeting is scheduled to start at 10:15am and the program (if there is one) is scheduled for 11:00am.

Meetings and programs are currently held both in person at various locations and online via ZOOM.

Monday, August 28, 2023

Home of Kristeen Sorrells and on Zoom
DMTA Business Meeting
Member socializing: “How was your Summer?”

Monday October 2nd, 2023
Home of Pam Martin and on Zoom.
DMTA Business Meeting
Member joint discussion on the topic of “Music as a Business”

November 2-4, 2023
GMTA State Conference: Shorter University, Rome, GA
Performance Headliner: Simone Dinnerstein;
Pedagogy Headliner: Noa Kageyama; Commissioned Composer: Brandon Walker

Monday November 6th 2023
Home of Jody Parrish and on Zoom
DMTA Business Meeting
Caroline Owen, piano recital.
Music of Debussy, Mendelssohn, Kaledhian, Lily Boulanger, Rachmaninov.

Saturday, November 18, 2023 9:00 – 2:30
DMTA Fall Music Festival
Agnes Scott College

Monday, January 8, 2024 ,

Monday, February 5, 2024
Home of LuAnn Latzanich
DMTA Business Meeting
Pam Asberry: “Teaching the Transfer Student”
This presentation will explore ways to assess skill level, choose teaching materials, break bad habits and keep motivation high.

Saturday, February 17, 2024
Holy Trinity Parish Episcopal Church
DMTA Spring Auditions; GATE + GMTA Theory Exam

Monday, March 4, 2024
Location Home of Maire Lang
Business Meeting
Program: “Teaching Theory Roundtable

March 16-20, 2024 MTNA National Conference:  Atlanta, GA

Monday, April 8, 2024
Location: Zoom
Business Meeting

Saturday April 20th 2024
Holy Trinity Parish Episcopal Church
Jo Evans Scholarship Auditions

Monday, 11am May 6th, 2024
Location: Home of Kristin Sorrells
Member performances and potluck


Saturday, November 18th, 2023: In Person at Agnes Scott College Decatur GA with Virtual Performance option


Saturday February 17th 2024

GATE Theory/GMTA Theory February 17th 2024


Saturday April/May 2024


Monday, October 4, 2021: Arietha Lockhart, General Choral Music Educator. Using FlipGrid to make Virtual Connectioins: Extending the Lesson Feedback and Improving Rehearsal Habits

Monday, November 1, 2021: Dr. Monique Arar NCTM . Embracing an 18th Century Musical Mindset in a 21st Century World

Monday, January 10, 2022: David Watkins, pianist  Topic “Choosing Repertoire for Student Growth”..

Monday, February 7, 2022: :Farris Goodrum, pianist. Bravo Brazil!  Composers whose music reflects elements of Brazil’s unique cultural heritage

This program will be in person only, and unavailable on zoom.

Monday, March 7, 2022: :Cathy Thacker, NCTM. Middle Movement Syndrome: Middle movements of piano sonatas worthy of your consideration

Monday, April 11, 2022: Dr. Raffi Besalyan, pianist. “East meets West” – This represents my journey from growing up in Armenia to becoming a United States resident. I will present and perform some compositions by Armenian, Russian and American composers.

Monday, May 7th 2022: Annual Ensemble Program given by members DMTA