The New Brunswick Registered Music Teachers’ Association is a professional association for music teachers in New Brunswick and is available to those who teach music privately or in the school system. 


NBRMTA’s Act of Incorporation has been amended to allow for three classes of membership:

I. Active Registered Membership

1. Active Registered Membership is open to anyone who:
     A. Is eighteen years of age or older
     B. Is living or teaching in New Brunswick
     C. Possesses one or more of the following qualifications:
          i.    Has a degree or diploma equivalent to that of a teaching/performing associateship or licentiate from any School of Music, Conservatory, or University recognized by the Board of Examiners.
          ii.    Has been teaching music in a professional capacity and under conditions satisfactory to the Board of Examiners for at least two years, or has passed such tests and examinations and has satisfied such conditions as to teaching experience as may be required by the Board of Examiners.
          iii.    Is a member in good standing of a Registered Music Teachers’ Association of a province other than New Brunswick and who presents a letter of transfer and submits a New Brunswick application form.
          iv.    Has an established reputation in the fields of performance and teaching, and the application is approved by the Board of Examiners.

2. Active Registered members shall be entitled to use the designation “Registered Music Teacher” or the abbreviation “R.M.T.” so long as dues are not in arrears.

3. An applicant for membership shall submit an official application form and required documentation as determined by the Board of Examiners and outlined in the current Policy & Procedure Manual of the Association.

II. Active Affiliate Membership
     1. Active Affiliate Membership is open to anyone who:
               A. Is sixteen years of age or older
               B. Is living or teaching in New Brunswick
               C. Possesses one or more of the following qualifications:
                    i. Has a certificate equivalent to that of Grade 8 Practical and Advanced Rudiments from any School of Music, Conservatory, or University recognized by the Board of Examiners.
                    ii. Has satisfied such conditions as to teaching experience as may be required by the Board of Examiners.
                    iii. Is an Affiliated member in good standing of a Registered Music Teachers’ Association of a province other than New Brunswick and who presents a letter of transfer and completes a New Brunswick application form.

     2. Active Affiliated members shall be entitled to use the designation “Affiliated Music Teacher” or the abbreviation “A.M.T.” so long as dues are not in arrears.
     3. An applicant for membership shall submit an official application form and required documentation as determined by the Board of Examiners and outlined in the current Policy & Procedure Manual of the Association.

III. Life Membership
An Active Member shall be made a Life Member upon recommendation of the Council. A Life Member shall have all the privileges of membership without payment of annual dues. They will be responsible for their own insurance premium.


Membership Application:

You can now apply online for membership by clicking the Online English Registration Form.

Pour le formulaire d'inscription en ligne en francais, voyez ici.

You may also RENEW your membership online.

To complete the renewal process, you must read and acknowledge you have read and understood the Code of Ethical Standards.

PLEASE NOTE: All active members are required to purchase the $5,000,000 limited liability insurance.

Payment of Membership:

Payment for membership may be made online by scrolling down to the bottom of this page, or via email transfer to: treasurer@nbrmta.com


Membership benefits include:

♫ Automatic membership in the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations.

♫ Entitlement to use the professional designation “Registered Music Teacher” or the
    abbreviation “R.M.T.”.

♫ Information and access to professional development opportunities, including the
    CFMTA/FCAPM Certificate of Recognition for Professional Achievement, workshops
    at the local, provincial, national and international levels, biennial national convention.

♫ $5,000,000 limited liability insurance  for your home/rental studio as well as preferred
    rates for car and home insurance, through Personal Insurance Company.

♫ Student access to workshops, master classes and the Music Volunteer Award certificate
    for their volunteer participation and services in music activities.

♫ Access to participation in provincial & national programs like Canada Music Week and
    The Call for Compositions as well as opportunities for funding from CFMTA/FCAPM for
    unique projects with your students & colleagues.

♫ Opportunities to serve as provincial /national council members helping to direct and
    build both music education and the role of the music teacher in our province and our
    country.

For more information about joining the NBRMTA, please contact our Registrar.


Membership Payments:

Membership may be paid via email transfer (which saves the PayPal fees as listed below) directly to our Treasurer's email.

Payments made after July 1st, 2017 are subject to a $20.00 late fee, automatically included when paying with the PayPal buttons below.

 

Registered Music Teacher Membership without Insurance: $80.00 (plus $20.00 late fee, plus $2.90 PayPal fees)






Registered Music Teacher Membership with Insurance: $115.00 (plus $20.00 late fee and $3.92 PayPal fees)






Affiliate Music Teacher Membership with Insurance: $115.00 (plus $20.00 late fee, insurance and $3.92 PayPal fee)