The Milwaukee Area Piano Teachers Association, MAPTA, was established for the primary purpose of uniting piano teachers who reside in Wisconsin in an association that will stimulate professional relationships and musical growth. The following activities support this Mission:
Foster and promote the interchange of ideas among members
Promote the study, development and application of improved teaching methods and practices
Collect and disseminate information of interest and benefit to members
Encourage the professional and ethical standards of piano teaching
Sponsor yearly Honors Track and Trophy Track Auditions & other events for students of active members of MAPTA
Sponsor the Young Artist Competition with cash awards for students
Sponsor Student Recitals
Host the Summer Music Festival for Piano, String, Harp and Voice students and teachers.
2023-2024 Board of Directors
President: Janet Blazek Acker
First Vice President, Programs: Mary Radspinner
Second Vice President, Membership:
Treasurer: Christine Weege
Recording Secretary: Betsy Hegwood
Auditions Honors & Trophy Track: Christine Weege
Auditions Young Artist Competition: Catherine Anwar
Historian: Eileen Haeuser
Members at Large: Rick Sales & Paulette Garin
Summer Music Festival: Janet Acker & Christine Weege
Web manager: Janet Blazek Acker
MAPTA is affiliated with the Wisconsin Federation of Music Clubs and National Federation of Music Clubs.
MAPTA is an educational, non-profit organization.