About

The mission of the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA), an affiliate of Music Teachers National Association, is to advance the value of music study and music making in society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.

TMTA is a nonprofit educational organization. Founded in 1886, it is dedicated to the promotion of high quality individual and group music instruction. Its membership includes over two thousand teachers in sixty-five local organizations. All activities of the association are educational and promote the art of music. 

TMTA members enjoy professional activities sponsored by local, state and national organizations.  These include the state convention and national conference, both excellent opportunities for education and enrichment for members and students.

Student Affiliate is a program of the Texas Music Teachers Association, established June 14, 1951, to provide musical experiences beyond those usually available through private music instruction. Student Affiliate provides recognition for achievement in various phases of musical education for grades one through the collegiate level.  All student activities of Student Affiliate are funded through the Texas Music Teachers Educational Foundation.

Texas offers numerous activities for students, including competitions, examinations, and performance opportunities. Visit the Student Activities page to find out what opportunities are available to Student Affiliate members.