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

Blue Ridge $10.00Catherine Valley
Central Virginia $10.00Claudia Patterson
Charlottesville $10.00Noriko Donahue
Harrisonburg $25.00Candace Wilson Bush
Highlands $10.00Anna Mitchell
Northern Virginia $50.00Amy Rothstein
Peninsula $12.00Kim Clough
Piedmont $10.00Deborah Burgess
Richmond $18.00Itzel Hamill
Roanoke Valley $17.00Bittsy Hall
Shenandoah $5.00Sue Boyd
Tidewater $14.00Donna Halleck

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