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Application Fee Payable

  • An application fee of $50 is payable prior to processing and approval of a new membership. This fee is fully refundable in the event that a membership application is not approved.

  • After submitting the application form, you will be taken to a secure payment gateway where you will be asked to pay the application fee.

  • Once we have received your online application and payment, we will review your application.

Individual Membership Application Form

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Membership Sought
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FULL MEMBER
  • Full members who wish to be registered as a teacher must have at least 3 years teaching experience.
  • Full members who wish to be registered as a piano accompanist must have at least 3 years experience as a professional accompanist.
  • Full members must have completed an approved tertiary course in music performance or music teaching, which could include the following: a graduate degree, bachelor degree, diploma of music, or any music qualification obtained from a recognised university or tertiary education institute (e.g. TAFE) (overseas equivalents will be accepted).
  • The VMTA Board will consider general teacher training diplomas and music teacher certificates in lieu of tertiary music qualifications, e.g. Suzuki/Yamaha teacher accreditation, Kodaly/Orff teaching certificate, DipABRSM (Instrumental Teaching), ATCL and ATMusA (AMEB). These certificates will be considered in lieu of tertiary music qualifications when combined with a minimum standard of AMEB Grade 8 Music Performance or equivalent.
  • Where tertiary music qualifications and examination certificates cannot be provided as evidence of standard reached, we will accept professional recordings of performances, or evidence of performance in a premier ensemble. Referees are also asked to substantiate teaching skills, experience and standard reached.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER
  • Associate members who wish to be registered as a teacher must have taught their discipline for at least 1 year and have achieved a high standard in the main area/s taught, being a minimum of AMEB Grade 8 or equivalent.
  • Associate members who wish to be registered as a piano accompanist must have have worked as a professional accompanist for at least 1 year and have achieved a high standard of piano performance, being a minimum of AMEB Grade 8 or equivalent.
  • Where tertiary music qualifications and examination certificates cannot be provided as evidence of standard reached, we will accept professional recordings of performances, or evidence of performance in a premier ensemble. Referees are also asked to substantiate teaching skills, experience and standard reached.
GRADUATE MEMBER
  • Graduate members must have completed an approved tertiary course in music or music teaching within the last 3 years. Graduate membership is valid for up to 3 years from date of graduation.
STUDENT MEMBER
  • Student members must be currently enrolled in an approved tertiary course in music or music teaching. Student membership is valid for up to 4 years from date of enrolment.

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