Post Primary Music Teachers Association Conference 2024

The annual Post Primary Music Teachers Association (PPMTA) Conference will take place in The Clayton Hotel, Sligo from Friday, 4 October to Sunday, 6 October 2024. The theme of the conference will be ‘Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the Music Classroom’.

The keynote address will be given by Dr Zachary Walker, head of the Department of Psychology and Human Development at UCL, with a 25 year career in studying leadership and learning across the UK, US, Europe and Asia.

Updates on how to register for the conference will follow in a later update. However, accommodation is available at The Clayton Hotel in Sligo by phoning them on 0719119000 or by emailing them at

To avail of the discounted room rate, please quote PPMT041024 on or before Friday, 8 September 2024. Rates are as follows: single – €140 per night and double/twin – €80 per person sharing per night. Rooms held for PPMTA will be released that day and the conference rate discontinued.

All updates and developments in relation to the above will be posted on the website and the PPMTA Forum. If you are a not a member of the PPMTA Forum, you may sign up via the website. In addition to conference updates, the PPMTA forum provides a platform for members to post queries, discuss challenges, suggest activities and share teaching resources on a regular basis.

For those who are not members of and want to join, you may do so at a cost of €50 by visiting the website at, where a list of how your annual subscription is put to good use can also be found.