President’s Letter March, 2016   I am excited to announce that Elizabeth Nelson has agreed to assume leadership as BAMTA President for the year 2016-17!  I am so pleased to be handing over Presidential duties into her capable hands, and am confident we will all enjoy working with her!  Please give her a hearty … Read more


  President’s Letter Dear BAMTA members, I hope everyone had a lovely Valentine’s Day!  January’s program, featuring David Foreman’s From Piano Performance Major to Video Game Music Composer was a very interesting and refreshing revelation of one of the fulfilling, exciting (and even lucrative!) directions music study could lead to.  We were all of us … Read more

BAMTA Beat, January 2014

view the January 2014 BAMTA Beat at BAMTA President’s Message: Happy New Year!  I hope the holidays were fabulous for each and every one of you! Thanks to all who attended the brunch on December 18.  The most important thing to come out of our gathering, for me, was a statement by one of … Read more

BAMTA Beat, Dec 2013

View newsletter on our MailChimp server.   President’s message, Achievement Day, CSMTA’s Rising Stars Festival, Recital Bookings at Harvest Church, Pop Pianist Jim Brickman BAMTA President’s Message: ———————————————————— Dear BAMTA teachers, In an article entitled The Privilege of Collaboration, published in our newest edition of American Music Teacher magazine, Jon Nakamatsu, 1997 Van Cliburn Gold … Read more