Prospective members are cordially invited to attend one meeting as a guest. New member applications are now processed online at www.WSMTA.org. Questions may also be directed to our membership committee chair - see current Committee Roster.
Membership dues support our local chapter programs. Renewal forms are mailed from the National Office in April and are due and payable upon receipt. They are considered delinquent after July 1st.
Timely payment guarantees members names are included in the yearly Membership Directory (distributed at the September meeting), and listed in the print brochures displayed at Hugo Helmer Music Store as well as posted on our website.
Each member is encouraged to regularly attend meetings. There are also many opportunities for service on the various committees that contribute tot he professional growth of our chapter. Member support is vital to our organization and each member is requested to work on a committee.
Music Teachers National Association
Vision and Values
The mission of MTNA is to advance the value of music study and music making in society
and to support the professionalism of music teachers.
The mission is accomplished by members who teach with competence, act with integrity, volunteer services to MTNA programs, provide professional support for colleagues and communities, and comply with all laws and regulations that impact
the music teaching profession.
Code of Ethics
The principles and aspirations found in the Code of Ethics are not conditions of membership,
but are goals and ideals that each MTNA member should strive to make an essential part of
his or her professional commitment to students, to colleagues and to society.
Commitment to Students
The teacher shall conduct the relationship with students and families in a professional manner.
Commitment to Colleagues
Commitment to Society
Adopted December 2003; Revised May 2013
Become a Member
Membership in the Skagit Valley Music Teachers Association provides teachers
with a network of fellow musicians and teachers. Through workshops, classes, and presentations, teachers learn new skills and share their expertise with fellow members. In addition, our association provides events and opportunities for students, teachers and our local community.