about ohiomta

The mission of the Ohio Music Teachers Association is to advance the value of music study and music-making in society while supporting its professional member teachers. The OhioMTA promotes a variety of opportunities for the musical development of students such as recitals, festivals and master classes while nurturing the professional growth of teachers by sponsoring programs and workshops at the state and national conferences. OhioMTA is affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association and promotes American Music especially that written by Ohio Composers.


Members may take advantage of the following opportunities to enhance their professional development.

  • Attendance at local, state and national meetings, workshops and conventions
  • Subscription to the national journal American Music Teacher
  • Recitals and other performance opportunities for teachers and students
  • Association with qualified music teachers throughout the local area, state, and nation
  • Recognition from public school educators, university teachers and the general public that you are continuing your professional growth and maintaining high standards.