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Music Organizations

Join in and share your notes by becoming a part of one or more of Reinhardt's student chapters of national music associations.

The Music Teachers National Association

The Reinhardt University Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) is a group of students interested in private teaching, performing, and networking with other students across the nation. The Reinhardt chapter also provides an important opportunity for students to contribute to the future success of the music profession by joining with over 24,000 music teachers and collegiate members nationwide and by providing meaningful musical experiences and education for the college community and community at large.

The Reinhardt chapter of MTNA was organized in 1994. Activities include monthly meetings, service to the community, such as performing at nursing homes, attendance at art events off-campus, fund-raising activities, and the annual trip to the Georgia Music Teachers Association State Conference, which members can attend free of charge.

For more information about joining Reinhardt's chapter of MTNA, contact Susan Naylor, Associate Professor of Music, at SEN@reinhardt.edu.

The National Association for Music Education

Music allows us to celebrate and preserve our cultural heritages, and also to explore the realms of expression, imagination, and creation resulting in new knowledge. Therefore, every individual should be guaranteed the opportunity to learn music and to share in musical experiences. The National Association for Music Education is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.

For more information about joining Reinhardt's chapter of the National Association for Music Education, contact David Gregory, Associate Professor of Music, at MDG@reinhardt.edu.

Pi Kappa Lambda

The Society of Pi Kappa Lambda is the only Reinhardt University honor society in music, and is so recognized by its membership in the Association of College Honor Societies.  Since its establishment more than eighty years ago, Pi Kappa Lambda has consistently adhered to the principles of its founders in honoring scholarship, musicianship, and personal character.  Chapters of the Society annually extend invitations to membership in Pi Kappa Lambda to the highest ranking students from junior, senior, and graduate classes.  The elections are the responsibility, as well as the privilege, of a Faculty Committee representing all of the active members of the Chapter.

Pi Kappa Lambda Advisor:  Dr. Rebecca Salter; WMC 104; ras@reinhardt.edu

 

Mu Phi Epsilon is a music fraternity, whose goals are to contribute to “the advancement of music in the community, in the nation, and in the world, through the promotion of musicianship, scholarship, and music education, with an emphasis on service through music.” Membership is limited to music majors and minors, music faculty not already initiated as members in another professional music fraternity, and musicians of achievement who have never joined a professional music fraternity and who desire membership through Special Election.

Mu Phi Epsilon Advisor: Dr. Paula Thomas-Lee; FPAC 108; ptl@reinhardt.edu