2020-2021 Conference

Dear Music Teacher,

I am communicating with you as Chairperson of the PPMTA. You may already be a member of our association but if not we hope you might be interested in joining and availing of the membership benefits. This mail shot includes:

  • Information on the National Conference including the Annual General Meeting of the PPMTA taking place online through zoom webinar on Saturday January 9th 2021.
  • Membership information and a membership form if you would like to renew your membership in advance of the conference.

NEW! Full conference schedule:

Registration for the 2021 Conference will open on 14.12.2020 at the following link: https://ims.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cDAYMsIZTba0GPeQFpdvvg

Link to Conference flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Q4NG5Om27Sf4oE111tU1LjRfLN5tQKuu/view?usp=sharing

The fee to attend the conference is €50. All registration fees (including those covered by Boards of Management and Educational Training Boards) must be paid in full in order to be issued with registration confirmation and a Zoom link to attend the event.

The closing date for online registration for this event is Thursday 7th of January 2021 and late applications cannot be accepted. Please note we will not be accepting paper conference application forms this year. You must sign up online.
Please direct all conference related queries to the Conference Manager Stephen Hennessey at shennessey.ppmta@gmail.com

Please ensure your membership is up to date in advance of the conference. On registering for the conference you will be asked to quote your membership number. We would advise those who have renewed their membership in the last year to check their email, search for a membership confirmation email from ppmtamembership and your membership number will be quoted. Alternatively, you can sign up for membership through paypal at www.ppmta.ie Before you sign up for the online payments please check your PayPal account in case you have already set a rolling annual membership payment.

The AGM will take place on Saturday 9th of January. There will be elections for the five positions; Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary and Membership Secretary of the National Executive committee. If you are interested in running for election for any of these positions please email me at abalfe.ppmta@gmail.com

Please note all current updates and developments are posted on our website www.ppmta.ie. If you are a member of the PPMTA you may sign up to our Forum, where members post queries, discuss challenges, suggest activities and share teaching resources.

Finally, PPMTA’s Twitter Feed (@PPMTA) and Facebook page get you closer to the action with picture albums, event calendars and more detailed news items!

Wishing you all the very best for the Christmas break ahead and looking forward to seeing you at the conference.

Yours sincerely,
Áine Balfe
PPMTA Chairperson