The Music Teachers' Association of California incorporated in 1897 is a professional organization of approximately 4,500 members. MTAC is among the largest and most highly respected professional music teacher associations in the nation. Throughout it over 100 year history, MTAC has dedicated its efforts toward the pursuit of excellence in music education, to promote the welfare of the music teacher and to elevate the educational and teaching standards of its members. The San Fernando East Valley Branch was chartered in 1948 and currently has over 70 members teaching a variety of instruments and voice.
Our teachers strive to instill the love of music, to develop the students’ skills and help them realize their musical potential.
We are your resource for finding private music instruction in piano, strings, woodwinds, voice and other instruments. We offer diverse and enriching local music programs in addition to state association sponsored program.
The mission of the Music Teachers' Association of California is:
- To promote the stability of the music teaching profession.
- To maintain the high professional standards of our members.
- To maintain the exaction qualifications for membership in the
organization establishing the active member as a qualified accredited
- To promote the development of musical potential and ability in students.
Through our Certificate of Merit program over 28,000 students are annually adjudicated in performance, ear-training, sight-reading and music theory.
MTAC teachers must fullfill the educational and professional requirements as well as follow the Code of Ethics as governed by the State MTAC organization.
The Code of Ethics requires MTAC members to
uphold the highest standards of integrity and maintain professional and
MTAC Code of Ethics
We, the members of the Music Teachers’ Association of California, having dedicated ourselves to the advancement of the standards in music education, shall aspire to:
to be a musical resource to our community, and encourage our students to be musically involved in their communities
encourage, guide, and develop the musical potential of each student
refrain from making exaggerated claims or misleading statements concerning our teaching qualifications
refrain from making exaggerated promises regarding a student’s musical education or progress
respect the integrity of other teaching studios and refrain from actively recruiting students from another studio by either inducement or innuendo
refrain from engaging in activities harmful to the purposes of MTAC, or use our position in MTAC to exploit personal views
respect the reputation of colleagues, and refrain from making false or malicious statements about colleagues within the profession of music
MTAC State Officers
|State Board President||Madeline Miller|
|Operations Administrator||Rhonda Williams|
|Member Services Associate||Melanie Doyle|
|Programs Associate||Casey Botkin|
|Sales Associate||Roland Jotie|
|Finance Administrator||Farzana Fakhry|