Become a Member

To become a member of MTAC-West Los Angeles, one must first become a member of the State organization, Music Teachers’ Association of California. MTAC (State) requires prospective members wishing to apply for “Active” membership status to have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in music (or the equivalent) from an accredited institution, and have a minimum of two years of music teaching experience. To apply for membership in MTAC, please click here to visit the State MTAC website which describes membership requirements and how to join.

Once your application for active membership has been accepted by State, you can become a member of our West Los Angeles branch by contacting our membership secretary, Christine Rosander.

There are additional categories of membership, including student membership and business affiliates, described below.

Student: This is for the college student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in music, who wants to become part of the Association.

Provisional: Teachers who have either not completed their degree in music and/or not taught for a minimum of 2 years: provisional teacher members must seek to qualify for active membership within 3 years. Meanwhile, they may participate in MTAC programs.

Business Affiliate: Non-teaching persons and organizations that support the purposes of the Association: This is for businesses such as music stores, piano stores, dealers, and piano tuners.

Contributory Member: MTAC members of other branches such as Hollywood, Los Angeles, Pasadena, etc. may become Contributory Members of our WLA Branch.