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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

Benefits of membership in The Prince Edward Island Registered Music Teachers' Association (www.peirmta.ca).  Affiliated with The Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations (www.cfmta.org).

  • Increased publicity through our annual directory and our website (www.peirmta.ca)

  • Opportunities for our students:

    • PEIRMTA Young Musicians Recital Series (entry fee discount for students of members)​

    • Canada Music Week ® Competition: awards for Composition, Art, Writing (open to students of PEIRMTA members only)

    • Adult Student Socials

    • National competitions with prize money in excess of $13,000.00

    • Eligibility for CFMTA's Atlantic Young Artist Series

  • Professional development opportunities (free or discount to members) through

    • Seminars​

    • Workshops

    • Pedagogy Meetings

    • The Canadian Music Teacher Magazine (from CFMTA) three times per year

    • Arabesque magazine (from NSRMTA/PEIRMTA) twice per year

  • Liability Insurance is available to each member at a special rate of $35.00 per year.  This provides up to $5,000,000.00 coverage for claims (e.g. due to injuries) which may arise from music teaching and related activities occurring in the teacher's home-based studio or on the premises.  Members are also covered for activities performed outside of the home as they act in their capacity as members of the PEIRMTA.

  • The PEIRMTA Young Musicians Recital Series and other fund-raising projects help fund various Music Festival Scholarships.

  • Fellowship and sharing of common interests

  • Discounts at local music stores

  • Annual Provincial and Biennial National Conventions are held across Canada

  • The CFMTA provides service to membership in representation, advocacy, resources and professional development.

  • Part of a National Body helping to shape music education in Canada.