We are excited to announce that we’ll be holding a joint conference with our colleagues up north as OMTA joins forces with WSMTA for our 2018 State Conferences!

Thursday, June 21 – Saturday, June 23, 2018

Conference check-in and our opening session begin Thursday morning. The conference will conclude around noon on Saturday. Business meetings will occur Wednesday, June 20.


Heathman Lodge
7801 NE Greenwood Dr
Vancouver, WA  98662


Watch for registration details in early spring 2018!


Housing at the beautiful Heathman Lodge will be available to OMTA members at a reduced rate. Check back in 2018 for more information!

Conference Artist

OMTA and WSMTA are honored to welcome acclaimed artist Hans Boepple as our 2018 Conference Artist.


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Professor and Department Chair
Piano Faculty, Music History
Santa Clara University (CA)

American pianist Hans Boepple is an artist who shows rich musicality along side stunning technical command.  His debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra at age 10 set in motion collaboration with orchestras and conductors of international reputation. Boepple is guest artist on solo and orchestral concert series across the United States.

A Steinway International Artist, Hans Boepple has received numerous performance honors, most notably First Prize in the International J.S. Bach Competition (Washington, DC). He is a prizewinner in the Kosciuszko Chopin (NYC), the MTNA national competitions and a six-time winner of the Coleman Chamber Music Award (Los Angeles). National Public Radio and Voice of America have broadcast his live performances.

Mr. Boepple earned both a Bachelor and Master of Music in Piano Performance and received the honor of a Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he studied with renowned American pianist Sidney Foster. A full-time member of the piano faculty at the IU l974-78, Boepple joined the faculty of Santa Clara University (CA) in 1978.

In demand as an adjudicator, lecturer, and master teacher, Mr. Boepple balances his performance calendar with being a dedicated teacher. His students have earned more than 160 state, national, and international awards. He has received the Master Teacher Certificate from the Music Teachers National Association and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Association of Professional Music Teachers.

Hope to see you in Vancouver in 2018!

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