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.
Presidents: Alison Bell
Past President: Margot Hamilton
Vice-President: Jaiden McDonald
Treasurer: Megan Newcombe
Co Treasurer: Jaiden McDonald
Secretary: Carly Ann Mete
Workshop Convener: Margot Hamilton
Scholarship Evaluations and Awards Recital: Cheryl Graham
Canada Music Week Awards Recital: Margot Hamilton
Competitions Chair: Heather Faris
Publicity/Socia Media: Kristine Molinaro
Webmaster: Lindsey Trew
Notes Submissions: Sarah Lawton