Amarillo Music Teacher's Association

Discover the joy of music making

At AMTA, we invite students of all ages to experience the life-changing power of music.

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How to find a good teacher?

Finding a good private instructor can be a challenge on lots of levels.  Our association has teachers prepared to welcome students of any age and talent level.

Why Choose AMTA

Beyond the Studio

AMTA regularly hosts enrichment events for students where students display their understanding of music theory, history and aural skills.

Recognized Credibility

AMTA is one of the 500 + local chapters of the Music Teachers National Association.

Local Performance

The best way to improve as a player is to perform. AMTA has regular recitals for students to play and be inspired to learn.

State Wide Contest

Students have the opportunity to compete with their peers through TMTA contests. Competition areas include: Original Composition, Solo, Concerto, and many more!

TMTA Ensemble

TMTA hosts the largest piano ensemble in the country where students of all levels play the same four hand piano piece at the same time!


Teachers bring insights learned at State & National professional development back to their local studio, benefiting each student in their studio.

AMTA is such a valuable resource to our local teachers and students.....

Debbie Wilcox

AMTA Teacher


A Legacy of Music

Amarillo Music Teachers Association has impacted thousands of lives over the past 100 years.

The future is bright with new students, and new teachers discovering the joy of making music together.  Come join us as we continue to impact the lives of our community for the next hundred years!

Connected Organizations


“I’m grateful my teacher was a member of AMTA. ┬áThe experiences provided through the local and state activities would have been impossible with a just a local teacher.

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Chris Pillsbury

AMTA Alumni

“What I am today is because of the Green Valley International School. The teachers are very helpful and committed towards students.”


Michael Morris

Mechanical Engineer, Alumni 2015

Experience the AMTA Difference

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Discover the difference AMTA teachers bring to their studios.