Collegiate Poster Session Results

Held at the 2016 Fall Conference at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, November 3-5. Awards given: $250.00 for 1st Place, $150.00 for 2nd Place and $100.00 for 3rd Place.

Winners of the 2016 competition

1st place - Ohio University

2nd place -University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music

Ohio University 2015 MTNA Collegiate Chapter of the Year

The Ohio University Collegiate Chapter of MTNA was awarded the 2015 Benjamin Whitten Collegiate Chapter of MTNA Award at the 2015 MTNA National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. This honor is awarded to the top collegiate chapter nationally that demonstrates excellence in chapter activities and that promotes the highest professional standards.The committee cited the chapter’s outstanding outreach activity, namely Project Inspirare ( and the Listen Up! initiative. The chapter has been invited to present on Project Inspirare and Listen Up! at the MTNA National Conference, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, MTNA Collegiate Chapters Piano Pedagogy Symposium, and the Ohio MTA State Conference. 

Collegiate Chapters in Ohio

Faculty Advisors

OhioMTA Collegiate Chapter Chair - Christopher Fisher

Bowling Green State University - Cole Burger

Capital University - Orlay Alonso

Malone University - Michael Benson

Miami University - Lian Tan

Northern Kentucky University - Richard Van Dyke

Ohio State University - Ken Williams

Ohio University - Christopher Fisher

Otterbein College - Nicholas Ross

University of Cincinnati - Michelle Conda

University of Mount Union - Maira Liliestedt

Call for Poster Proposals


OhioMTA Collegiate Chapters are encouraged to attend and participate in the 2018 Ohio Music Teachers Association State Conference. The 2017 conference will be held at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH  on October 18-20, 2018. Poster presentation topics may include pedagogy projects, collegiate chapter activities, professional development, business of teaching, pedagogical performance, literature and community outreach. Be creative and have fun. Please click on Proposal Guidelines for complete details.