Join The Maryland State Music Teachers Association

The Maryland State Music Teachers Association (MSMTA) is a statewide affiliate of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), and includes thirteen local Association chapters throughout Marland.

For over 50 years MSMTA has been a leader in the professional music community, which includes members who are independent music teachers and college faculty, in the continued growth of musical education through MSMTA Examinations and multiple performance and competition opportunities.

Join Today! To become a member, please link through to the National Music Teachers Association (MTNA) page where you can join us or renew your membership on-line.

MTNA dues: $75.00 plus MSMTA dues: $45.00 for Active Membership. The individual membership year is July 1 to June 30.

Please link to our local associations page for information on your local chapter.

Testimonials from some of our current members.

MSMTA Teacher Opportunities: information on opportunities, with general information on our student activities.

Membership Categories:

  1. Active Membership is available to any individual professionally engaged in a music activity who is also a member of an affiliated state association. Active members receive American Music Teacher and are entitled to participate in all MTNA/MSMTA activities, vote and hold office.
  2. Senior Membership is available to members who are 70+ years of age for MTNA and 65+ years of age for MD state dues.
  3. Collegiate Membership is open to all full-time college music students who are also members of an affiliated collegiate chapter. College members have access to many MTNA services and receive MTNA periodicals and member discounts, but do not have the right to vote or hold office.
  4. Six-Month Membership is available to individuals meeting active membership criteria who have never been MTNA members. The six-month membership runs from January 1 through June 30. Maryland state offer six-month memberships. Call the national office at (888) 512-5278 for more information.
  5. Retired Membership is open to those who have been active members for at least 20 continuous years, who have reached the age of 75, and who have essentially retired from teaching. A member must send written notice to the Executive Director for this class of membership to be activated. Retired members may vote, but cannot hold elective office at divisional or national levels or enter students in MTNA competitions. A retired member must also be a member of a state affiliated association.

Renew Your Membership Now!

renew your membership on the MTNA website.

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