Covid-19 Update: Advice for Studio Teachers
Studio teachers who teach privately are advised to continue teaching remotely until restrictions on the number of visitors to the home ease further. This applies to both Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria. Large studios that employ staff on commercial premises should check DHHS guidelines for the business sector.
Accompanists of VCE music students are advised to contact the student's school directly to apply for permission to attend rehearsals with a Permitted Worker Permit.
As the situation in Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria continues to evolve on a daily basis, the VMTA advises that teachers contact DHHS or VCAA directly should they wish to clarify the restrictions for teaching in the private studio or in schools.
DHHS Helpline: 1300 650 172
VCAA Hotline: 1800 134 197
Welcome to the Victorian Music Teachers' Association
The VMTA provides access to professionally qualified and accredited teachers, as well as general advice about music education.
We are the recognised peak body of the instrumental music teaching profession in Victoria, and the place to find a great teacher. Our members are listed on our website and can be found by teaching area and location.
Our overall purpose is to bring together music teaching professionals and to support, facilitate and promote high standards of teaching in Victoria. We encourage music teachers to improve the quality of their teaching while at the same time providing students with access to quality teachers. More broadly, our mission is to foster an appreciation of music in the community.
Our members benefit from a wide range of services including professional development, student performance opportunities and advice. Our recommended teaching rates are used as a benchmark by teachers, employers and the wider community.
“The VMTA has been an important part of my career as a performer and teacher and I am most grateful for the opportunity. It is my sincere belief that all qualified teachers should be a member of a professional organisation such as VMTA”.
Michael Smith, BEd (Mus), AMusA, MIMT, ANZCA Music Examiner
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