Past Presidents of MAPTA

In the fall of 2017, MAPTA members voted to become a local association of Wisconsin Music Teachers Assocation (WMTA), a state association of Music Teachers National Assocation (MTNA). In this section, we honor our 50-year history as MAPTA as we look forward to the next 50 years of providing quality music instruction in the Madison area.

  • Gail Gilbert – 1967-69
  • Ophelia Murphy – 1969-71
  • Patricia Freed – 1971-73
  • Norma Bruhn – 1973-75
  • Margaret Talcott – 1975-77
  • Leo Clark – 1977-78
  • Darlene Forsberg – 1978-80
  • Donna Wilkinson – 1980-81
  • Connie Jones – 1981-83
  • Annette Hamilton – 1983-85
  • Ann Yuill – 1985-87
  • Linda Van Peursem – 1987-89
  • Beatrice Dewey – 1989-91
  • Carolyn White – 1991-93
  • Polly Kuelbs – 1993-95
  • Anita Schulz – 1995-97
  • Julie Chang – 1997-99
  • Karen Hill – 1999-2001
  • Karen Larbalestier – 2001-03
  • Jane Peckham – 2003-05
  • Joanna Grace – 2005-07
  • Shad Wenzlaff – 2007-09
  • Debbie Yee – 2009-11
  • Patty Ladpli – 2011-13
  • June Zeeh – 2013-15
  • Alena Harrison2015-16
  • Mickey Lytle – 2016-2018

Honorary Lifetime Members

  • Lois Gilbert Anderson
  • Irmgard Bittar
  • Norma Bruhn*
  • Julie Chang
  • Bea Dewey
  • Olive Endres*
  • Darlene Forsberg*
  • Patricia Freed
  • Gail Gilbert*
  • Connie Jones
  • Polly Kuelbs
  • Karen Larbalestier*
  • Anita Schulz
  • Margaret Talcott
  • Carolyn White
  • Ann Yuill
  • Catherine Sih

*deceased

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