College Music Tour Managers Association

Mark your calendar and plan to attend our 2017 Conference in Rock Island, Illinois on September 10th-12th. It will be held on the campus of Augustana College, Rock Island.

Each year, colleagues from across the country gather to learn from each other about new trends, policies, challenges, and successes that impact our tours.

Register online by clicking here.

Our convention hotel is the Radisson in Moline. View the hotel here. Please use booking code is “COLMUS."

 

CMTMA National Convention

 

 

View the 2016 Topics

Quotes from past participants

CMTMA has been a great network for sharing "tricks of the trade" and for learning from both large and small programs. It is gratifying to hear the positive comments from attendees.
B.J. Johnson (recently retired)
Manager of Music Organizations
St. Olaf College

I attended my first CMTMA conference after only being at my job for two months. What a treasure to know that I have colleagues all over the country with whom I can brainstorm and ask questions.
Eric Ellingsen
Luther College

This is the most pertinent professional development available for college music tour managers.
Gordon Moe
Manager of Choral Organizations
Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota

I recommend my colleagues join because it brings together a like-minded group of caring individuals who are willing to share ideas for the benefit of the collective whole.
Kent Loken
Manager of Instrumental Organizations
Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota

Where else can you dialogue with others who do EXACTLY what you do!  The ability to bounce ideas off others and discuss tour processes is invaluable.
Julie Johnson
Director, Academy of Music/Ensemble Tours
Northwestern College 
 
My predecessor said it would be a wonderful support to a new person in the role of College Music Tour Manager, and it certainly has been!
Shirley Garrison (recently retired)
Manager of Performance and Outreach
Pacific Lutheran University

The conference is a networking and knowledge goldmine, and throughout the year we rely on each other for ideas and support.
Terra Widdifield
Assistant Manager of Music Organizations
St. Olaf College

I rely on the support and expertise from members who deal with the same issues and concerns I have.  They help me do my job better!
Joan Lack
Program Assistant & Tour Coordinator
Whitworth University

Every year I get great ideas for how to do things faster and easier. I come back full of ideas and revitalized with creative ideas.
Debbie Abel
Office Manager, Department of Music
Central College