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Member Benefits

The Benefits of Membership:

  • Discounts and Resources — discounts on MTNA conferences and competitions

  • Educational Opportunities — featuring MTNA's preeminent yearly national conference, with workshops and seminars on teaching
    (including group and recreational music-making), ethics, industry developments, and more

  • Professional Support Services — recommendations and referrals for studio resources, insurance and legal consultation, enrichment grants for teacher study, merchant services, new technology resources, and ethics codes

  • Exclusive Publications — MTNA keeps you up-to-date with current trends in the music industries with our two exclusive publications:

    • American Music Teacher —  the official journal of MTNA, providing articles, columns, and reviews to inform, educate, and challenge
      ​six times a year

    • MTNA e-Journal — and online-based jounal containing informational articles supplemented with interactive features and extras


MTNA Membership Delivers:

  • Peer Connections — a network of outlets, forums, and channels for like-minded individuals in the music profession to collaborate and communicate, both locally and nationally

  • Ongoing Education — conferences, events, and advice on teaching tips and pedagogy, technology, and web trends, master classes, and informational sessions

  • Invaluable Resources — access to countless benefits, from Certification, publications, and consultation services to competitions, teacher enrichment grants, and insurance

For questions about membership, contact Janice Derstine at

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