WHAT DOES IT MEAN . . .
“A Registered Music Teacher”
To be a member of the Association, one must hold a degree or diploma from a recognized university or conservatory or meet the necessary qualifications set by the registering province, thus ensuring a high level of training and a commitment to professionalism.
The Registered Music Teachers’ Association is a Canada-wide federation of private music teachers encompassing ten provinces, with over 3200 members. A Registered Music Teacher is a member of the provincial association, which is affiliated with the national association, the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Associations (CFMTA).
The aim of CFMTA is to encourage and provide the highest calibre of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in each community.
THE CANADIAN FEDERATION OF MUSIC TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATIONS PROMOTES . . .
- High musical and academic qualifications among its teachers
- Progressive ideas on the teaching of music
- Workshops and Lectures for continued education of teachers
- Attendance at the National and Provincial Conventions
- Cultural events in the Communities
- Awareness of Contemporary Canadian music
BENEFITS OF STUDY WITH A REGISTERED TEACHER
- Assurance of qualified knowledgeable instruction.
- Opportunities for performance at
Studio Recital and Master Classes
Canada Music Week Celebrations
- National and Provincial Student Competitions
- Opportunities for students to receive scholarships, both in practical and theoretical subjects
- Opportunities for advanced students to develop the applied pedagogical knowledge and experience needed to obtain a TEACHER’S ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA.