Brian Shepard


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Music Teachers National Association

Brian Shepard is deeply entrenched in the rich history of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), offering insightful reflections during his NAMM Oral History interview. He eloquently delved into the organization's origins, dating back to its formation by music publishing luminary Theodore Presser in 1876. Brian highlighted key programs and milestones throughout MTNA's evolution, drawing upon his intimate connection with the association since assuming the role of Director of Marketing in 2003. Brian's unwavering dedication to music and music educators shines through in his passionate advocacy for MTNA's offerings. He takes pride in the organization's comprehensive resources, which encompass monthly webinars, digital content, and a plethora of online tools designed to empower and support its members on their educational journeys.