The Richmond Music Teachers Association
was established in 1973 as a local chapter of the
Virginia Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. RMTA is
a nonprofit organization representing music teachers in Richmond and in surrounding
The goal of RMTA is the advancement of musical knowledge through discussions, research, and
performance opportunities for our students. We provide opportunities for music teachers to meet
and exchange ideas and offer continuing education for members through an excellent series of
workshops, which include topics in music literature, interpretation, psychology, technique
Our students participate in local, state and national competitions including the Virginia
Music Teachers Association Fall Festival and the RMTA sponsored Bach Competition.
Members include Nationally Certified Music Teachers who are recognized by the Music Teachers
National Association for their professional and pedagogical competence.
We hope you enjoy browsing our website and will be inspired to join us as a new member!
The Richmond MTA was selected as the 2014 MTNA Local Association of the Year!!
May Music Events:
VMTA Central District Auditions
Saturday, May 6
St. Catherine's School, Bannard Chapel in Turner Hall