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Joining MTAC-Sonoma County

Membership
The four classes of membership in MTAC are:
    * Active Teacher Membership is granted to those who have a degree in music from an accredited college,
           university or conservatory (or the equivalent), and who are actively engaged in the profession of teaching.

    * Provisional Membership is granted to those persons offering satisfactory evidence of the intention and
           ability to qualify for Active Teacher member within three years of application.
    * Business Affiliate Membership is available to non-teaching persons or firms interested in the purposes of the organization.
    * Student Membership is available to students who are actively pursuing college degrees as music majors.

What Does MTAC Membership Offer?
Major opportunities for professional growth and involvement:
    * Identification with others in similar careers
    * MTAC Journal: The California Music Teacher
    * Evaluations and programs for members' students
    * An annual state convention showcasing presentations by internationally and nationally known artists and lecturers, materials from
           well-known pedagogues, master classes  in all instruments and voice, and a showcase for outstanding students at all levels.

To Join
Membership is open to music teachers who have two years' teaching experience and a BA in music.  Teachers with equivalent experience and music courses can apply for evaluation through the MTAC point system; if needed, additional training in pedagogy, theory, and music history is available though the Cal Plan.  Advanced students planning careers in music teaching can join MTAC as student members.  Businesses can join as business affiliate members.  To join now, please contact the state MTAC office by clicking here:  Music Teachers Association of California