The association aims to encourage and provide the finest calibre of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in the community. Teachers are encouraged to keep abreast of new materials and progressive ideas on the teaching of music.
ORMTA is a not-for-profit provincial organization managed by a volunteer council and comprised of more than 1,300 Registered Music Teachers and related members across Ontario. ORMTA is affiliated with the national association, the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations (CFMTA).
The aim of ORMTA is to encourage and provide the highest calibre of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in each community.
To become a Registered Music Teacher (RMT), one must hold a degree or diploma from a recognized university or conservatory, or meet the necessary qualifications set down by the registering province, thus ensuring a high level of training and a commitment to professionalism.
Co-Presidents: Kathy Kuehl, Sherry Knappett
Past President: Cheryl Graham
Treasurer: Marc Widner
Secretary: Sandy Dalton
Competitions Chair: Sandy Dalton
Scholarship Evaluations and Awards Recital: Cheryl Graham
Canada Music Week Awards Recital: Carol Smith, with Roslyn McMillan