Role & Aims

 

The VMTA is an independent professional association representing the interests of studio music teachers in Victoria. 

Aims of the VMTA:

  • to bring together persons associated with the music teaching profession
  • to encourage and assist in establishing and promoting high standards of music teaching in Victoria
  • to encourage music teachers to improve the quality of their teaching
  • to offer professional development opportunities for teachers and their students through lectures, performances, workshops and masterclasses
  • to comment as appropriate upon matters relating to or affecting music and music teacher training
  • to protect and advance the professional interests of members of the Association without prejudice
  • to foster and extend the appreciation of music in the community

Council 

The Constitution of the Victorian Music Teachers' Association allows a maximum of 12 Council Members. The Executive Council comprises the President, Vice-President and Treasurer. Council members support the planning and running of VMTA events in an honorary capacity. 

Administration

Julie Haskell - President
Genevieve Newton - General Manager

Membership

The VMTA offers the following types of membership:

  • Full
  • Associate 
  • Student 
  • Graduate 
  • School 
  • Affiliate Organisation

The VMTA has approximately 750 members.

History

The Victorian Music Teachers' Association was established in 1928. It was then known as 'The Association of Music Teachers of Victoria Ltd'.