Active Senior (70+): $51.75
In addition, each local may assess an additional annual fee.
Membership in the Tennessee Music Teachers Association is open to all persons professionally engaged in any field of music teaching. Members of each local organization are considered full members of TMTA and MTNA and are entitled to participate in all activities, vote and hold office.
TMTA members may also participate in the annual state convention with no additional fee for registration.
Individuals over age 70 qualify for Senior Membership rates. The active membership year runs from July 1 through June 30.
Student membership shall be open to all full time college music students. Student members shall be entitled to attend programs of the Association upon payment of the registration fee and receive the official association publication. Yearly student membership begins October 1 and ends September 30 of the next year.
Application forms are available from all local and state membership chairpersons. In addition, forms may be obtained from MTNA.
Independent Music Teachers Forum
IMTF is a committee of MTNA devoted to improving the image of the private music teacher, the relationship between parents and teachers, and the quality of professionalism in the field of private music teaching through the advancement of certification of music teachers and through programs which support concerns of the profession.
Specific concerns in the past have included studio policies, lesson fees, and practical teaching support. The committee has also dealt with issues such as public relations, licensing, and zoning.
The IMTF was organized in 1972 by the MTNA Administrative Committee which defined an Independent Music Teacher as a person who provides facilities for the teaching of music and who establishes curriculum, policies, and tuition.
Mailed directly to members biannually in the fall beginning in 2007. The most up-to-date version of our Directory is available by request under Links.
Tennessee Music Teacher Newsletter
Published quarterly and mailed to members and are available under Newsletters.
TMTA Auditions Syllabus and Musicianship Manual
Detailed Information for teachers entering students in the TMTA State Competitions can be found in the TMTA Auditions and Competitions Syllabus.
The TMTA Musicianship Manual, needed to complete the Musicianship portion of the Auditions, comes with instructions, outlines, study guides, examinations and grading guides.