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2023 Symposium Call for Proposals and Submission System Available

SMTE is pleased to announce that the Call for Proposals for the 2023 Symposium on Music Teacher Education is now available. After reading the full Call, please submit proposal information through the online system. The deadline for submission is April 17, 2023 at...

Message from Dr. Sean Powell, SMTE Chair

Dear Colleagues, I hope everyone is having a restful and restorative summer. It is my honor to begin a 2-year term as Chair of the Society for Music Teacher Education. Below, you will find important information regarding site selection for the 2023 Symposium on Music...

2023 Symposium – Call for Site Suggestions

SMTE announces a call for site suggestions for the 2023 Symposium on Music Teacher Education. As described in our statement on Procedures and Values for Symposium Site Selection, in the coming months the SMTE Board will be considering options and selecting a site for...

Final Symposium Logistics

Greetings SMTE Symposium Participants, This message is to provide information about the logistical considerations for the 2021 Symposium. Since this will be a fully online Symposium, it is important that you are aware of how each of the events on the schedule will...


2025 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Coming soon…

2023 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Elevating a Culture of Belonging
October 12-14
Salt Lake City, Utah


2021 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Revitalizing our Community
September 23-25, 2021


2019 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Cultivating Perspectives and Practices
September 12-14, 2019
Greensboro, North Carolina


2017 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Imagining Possible Futures
September 7-9, 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota


2015 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Toward a Stronger, Richer Community
September 17-19, 2015
University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Archived Symposium Pages

2013: Navigating Crossroads, UNC Greensboro

2011: Intersections of Practice, Research, and Policy, UNC Greensboro

2009: Enacting Shared Visions, UNC Greensboro

2007: Collaborative Action for Change, UNC Greensboro. Purchase published proceedings here.

2005: Rethinking, Researching, Revitalizing, UNC Greensboro