To join VMTA, you must join the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), of which VMTA is an affiliate.

  • Click HERE for information about MTNA programs.
  • Click HERE for information about MTNA membership. Among other things, you can locate both online and PDF application forms from here. You can also either join or renew your existing membership.
  • Click HERE for an online membership application. The online application includes dropdown lists for selecting your state and local chapter. It also accepts credit card payments.


National Benefits:

  • American Music Teacher magazine (bi-monthly).
  • National Conference.
  • Group insurance plans (life, major medical,
    disability, accident, and instrumental).
  • National competitions and awards.
  • Certification program.

State Benefits:

  • VMTA NewsNotes (twice annually).
  • State Conference.
  • State Music Festival and testing programs.
  • State competitions.
  • Certification program.

Local Benefits:

  • Monthly programs on relevant topics including
    guest artists, workshops, and panel discussions.
  • Excellent networking opportunities.
  • Teacher referral services.
  • Student events.
  • Student scholarships.



Local Association Membership Dues

ASSOCIATIONDUESCONTACT PHONEE-MAIL
Blue Ridge $10.00Catherine Valley 276-223-0650bcvalley@embarqmail.com
Central Virginia $10.00Claudia Patterson 434-384-0964cpatterson4646@gmail.com
Charlottesville $10.00Noriko Donahue 434-973-6126nkd3s@hotmail.com
Harrisonburg $25.00Candace Wilson Bush 602-525-9206cwilsonbush@gmail.com
Highlands $10.00Anna Mitchell 540-552-0173Musicbelle.a@gmail.com
Northern Virginia $50.00Amy Rothstein 703-827-9513amyrsr@gmail.com
Peninsula $12.00Kim Clough 757-833-6041sukkyoungc@yahoo.com
Piedmont $10.00Deborah Burgess 276-647-1914burgessdeborah@hotmail.com
Richmond $18.00Itzel Hamill 804-360-5256itzelgaudi@hotmail.com
Roanoke Valley $17.00Bittsy Hall 540-982-6725mrandmrsvmi@cox.net
Shenandoah $5.00Sue Boyd 540-877-1948sboyd@su.edu
Tidewater $14.00Donna Halleck 757-482-5429allen-donnahalleck@juno.com

NOTE: For new members, national dues become half price
on January 1st (6-month members).