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Welcome to the Northern San Diego County Branch of MTAC

Most of the teachers in our branch have resumed in person learning, but still have the option of online lessons through apps such as Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, and WhatsApp.

If you are looking for a new teacher at this time, please use our Find a Teacher page.

Programs & Festivals

Please see our Calendar and individual event pages for information about our 2021-2022 festivals and events.

Our Board of Directors remains available to our members for any help or guidance we can provide.

Branch News

Congratulations to all of the piano students who participated in the Sonata/Sonatina Festival. We really appreciate the many teachers who enrolled students in this great event. We are especially grateful to all of the parents of these students who have them study music. Click on the link to see the award winners of the Sonata/Sonatina Festival.

We are also pleased to announce the winners of our Senior Scholarship auditions. Thank you to all of the students who auditioned and for their teachers for preparing them.

Three piano students from our branch were chosen to compete at the State Level for the Southern California Junior Bach Festival: Anna Romanovsky, Rika Ogiwara, and Alex Nguyen. Congrats!

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Our Mission Statement:
The mission of Music Teachers’ Association of California is the pursuit of excellence in music education:        

  1. To promote the stability of the music teaching profession;
  2. To maintain the high professional standards of our members;
  3. To maintain the exacting qualifications for membership in the organization establishing the active member as a qualified, accredited teacher; and
  4. To promote the development of musical potential and ability in students.

“There is music in every child. The teacher’s job is to find it and nurture it.”
Frances Clark