Founded in 1950, NEPTA is proud to be New England’s largest and most active association of its kind. We are a professional non-profit, offering piano teachers and their students unparalleled opportunities for growth and inspiration, while maintaining the highest standards in a community of friendship and support.
NEPTA welcomes as members people of all races, religions, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, physical abilities, and backgrounds. We believe that our community of piano educators grows ever stronger in a vibrant, supportive and diverse atmosphere.
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Become a member of NEPTA and enjoy all the benefits it has to offer, in addition to a Speaker Series, Teachers' Exchanges, Master Class, Member Recital and an Enrichment Program, we offer Teacher Referrals and a Mentoring Program.
Teachers who join before December 1 may enter students in recitals and competitions. Teachers who join between January and May will have their membership carried over to the next year and can enter students in recitals and competitions then.
Welcome to NEPTA's 2023-2024 season. Explore the site and see all that NEPTA has to offer this year. Meetings will be in person and also available to watch via livestream.
Non-members may attend our monthly meetings by registering through Eventbrite to receive a link by email. The first meeting in September is open to the public without charge. Subsequent meetings can be attended for a $20 fee.
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NEPTA offers student recital performers many Special Awards, including awards to encourage the artistic achievements of 7th and 8th grade students who study in an independent studio, an award for a composition in the Classical style, and an award for performance of a Jazz/Pop piece.
NEPTA also offers competitions for Middle School and High School students, with awards for High School competition performances of a required 20th/21st Century piece and for the best performance of a Romantic piece.
Donating to NEPTA supports these opportunities as well as our teacher Enrichment Program and general operations.