Maine Music Teachers Association (MMTA) Maine Music Teachers Association (MMTA) is a state subsidiary of MTNA. In addition to sponsoring educational programs for teachers, it provides performance and collaborative music opportunities for Maine students, including the biennial Pine Tree Competition, Monster Concerts, and Fall Evaluations Festival. Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Music Teachers National Organization (MTNA) is a professional organization that supports the growth and development of music teachers in the United States. It sponsors programs for teachers and their students, including educational seminars, competitions, eFestivals and the commissioning of composers. MTNA also sponsors the Professional Certification Program, which recognizes qualified teachers as Nationally Certified Teachers of Music (NCTM). To see how MTNA helps students, go to the MTNA Home Page, click on Learn in the top menu, and then choose Parent and Student Resources. Or, click here.