Active: To be an active member, you must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in music from an accredited institution and a minimum of two years of music teaching experience.
Provisional with a Degree: This is for the applicant who has a degree in music, but does not have the two year’s teaching experience.
Provisional without a Degree: This is for the applicant who may not have a degree in music, but has had formal training and experience in music.
Student: This is for the college student who wants to become part of the Association.
Associate: This is for businesses such as music stores, dealers, and piano tuners.
Contributory Member: MTAC members of the San Diego and Temecula Branch may become Contributory Members of our Branch. The forms are available from our Branch Membership Secretary.
Annual Membership Fees:
Active, Provisional and Associate: $122.00
New Member: Add application fee of $35.00 for a total of $157.00
- July 31
– Membership dues must be sent to the State Office.
– Members must pay a reinstatement fee to restore their memberships if the dues are postmarked after this date.
– To be eligible for Certificate of Merit participation, new membership applications and reinstatement requests must be accurately completed and submitted to the State Office, postmarked on or before this date.
- September 1
Contributory members must submit their application to our Branch Secretary.
- September 30
Membership transfers must be accurately completed and submitted to the State Office, postmarked on or before this date to be eligible for Certificate of Merit participation and other State Programs.
- December 31
To be eligible for all other State Programs, new membership applications and reinstatement requests must be submitted to the State Office.
- February 28
New member dues postmarked on or before February 28 apply to the current fiscal year. Dues postmarked after that date cover the subsequent fiscal year and include membership for the remainder of the current fiscal year.
Membership applications are available from the State Office. Please see their website at www.MTAC.org. Under the Membership category, you will be directed to the appropriate forms to download. The Northern San Diego County Branch accepts members who live within the boundaries of Northern San Diego County or have a majority of their students living in that area.
As a member of the Northern San Diego Branch, we have certain expectations and requirements of our members. You are asked to attend at least two meetings a year, and are encouraged to attend more. We also expect teachers who have students in Festivals and Certificate of Merit to work a specified number of hours at or prior to these events. We are proud of our organization and know that to maintain excellence, it is necessary for all members to contribute in any way they can.
For additional information regarding membership, please call our membership secretary
(see NSDMTAC Board)