To be a Registered Music Teacher, one must hold a degree or diploma from a recognized university or conservatory or meet the necessary qualifications that are 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 and the Yukon Territories, 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 Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers' Association offers membership in three categories: