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About Us

The Tippecanoe Music Teachers Association, formerly known as the Tippecanoe Piano Teachers Network, was established in 1986 to support quality music education in the greater Lafayette area. All TMTA members also belong to the Music Teachers National Association and the Indiana Music Teachers Association. By coordinating the efforts of individual music teachers, TMTA is able to produce many exciting music activities which contribute to the cultural richness of our city and help build the creative, intellectual, social, and physical skills of our students.

Our members provide instruction on a variety of different instruments as well as music theory and education. See our Services Overview at the bottom of this page.

Use the sidebar menu to the right in order to review the listing of all of our current member teachers. Feel free to contact any of us. We will be more than glad to help you through your musical journey.

For more information on our Vision, Values and Code of Ethics, click here.

Mosey Down Main Street

Our first Saturday evening's TMTA Mosey Down Main Street. Thanks to all who stopped by to talk, and to those who participated in the event.


Bach Piano Competition

Winners of the Bach Piano Competition held on April 25 include:

Elementary (3rd and 4th grades)
First Prize: Ariel Lyanda-Geller
Second Prize: Taiga Nishida

Intermediate I (5th and 6th grades)
First Prize: Song Kim
Second Prize: Caleb Weber

Intermediate II (7th and 8th grades)
First Prize: Seth Weaver
Second Prize: Lily Kostraba

All winners received cash awards; the first prize winners will perform on the Bach Chorale Singers Prelude, Concert and Youth Choirs program, Saturday, May 2 at 4 pm at First Baptist Church in Lafayette.

The competition, sponsored by the Bach Chorale Singers and the Tippecanoe Music Teachers Association in celebration of the Bach Chorale Singers 50th Anniversary year, featured 24 students in grades 3 through 8 representing 10 area piano teachers.

Bach Winners

Pictured above are Second prize winners
Taiga Nashida; Lily Kostraba; Caleb Weber;  

First prize Intermediate II - Seth Weaver
Not shown - Ariel Lyanda-Geller (Elementary) and Song Kim (Intermediate I)



Our Current Officers

Ginnie Luce Co-President
Caryl Matthews Co-President
Cynthia Gribble Recording Secretary
Rose Hallberg Treasurer
Chris Legler, Member at Large

Standing Committees Chairpersons

AIM Festivals: Dan Whiteley
Monster Concerts:TMTA Board of Directors:
Sunday Showcase Recitals: Melanie Manges
Sonatina/Sonata Festival: Melanie Manges

Monster Concert 2011

A Grand Piano Extravaganza


Pianos for the Street 2014

You may recognize a few of the participants in our Pianos for the Street event.