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Music Teachers' Association of California
San Mateo County Branch

What is the San Mateo County Branch of the Music Teachers’ Association of California?

The mission of the Music Teachers’ Association of California is the promotion of musical culture and the pursuit of excellence in music education.

  • The Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC) is a professional organization founded and incorporated in 1897.
  • The MTAC is among the largest and most highly respected professional music teacher associations in the nation.
  • We are located on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • We are your resource for finding private music instruction in piano, voice, violin, guitar, and other instruments.
  • We offer diverse and enriching local music programs in addition to state association-sponsored programs.

We dedicate ourselves to:

  • Promoting the development of musical potential and ability in our students.
  • Maintaining high professional standards of our members.
  • Maintaining exacting qualifications for membership in the organization.
  • Promoting the stability of the music teaching profession.
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Member Directory

Parents seeking a teacher for their child may contact any teacher listed in the Member Directory. We encourage you to use the search feature in order to find a teacher who fits the instrument, age level and geographical area that you are looking for. This will help you to narrow your search and find the teacher that satisfies your needs. Many teachers also have a link to their own website, which can give you more information about them.

Benefits & Activities

What are the benefits of studying music with a member of this association?

You can be assured that music teachers in this association are qualified instructors of music. A music teacher must have earned a degree in music from an accredited institution, or must have qualifications or experience equivalent to a music degree in order to join the MTAC. Members offer specific activities sponsored by the San Mateo County Branch.