The Edmonds Music Teachers Association (EMTA) is a non-profit organization of private music teachers committed to the advancement of musical knowledge and education by fostering professional standards, networking, and promoting the art of music in our community. EMTA is affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and affiliated with the Washington State Music Teacher Association (WSMTA) as a local chapter.

2019_09_21_EMTAFallWorkshop_0010EAt the EMTA Fall Workshop on September 21, 2019, members and their students were treated to a vibrant and very informative presentation on Careers in Music (other than as a solo performer) by the accomplished Lisa Bergman. Lisa is a concert pianist specializing in collaborative piano and chamber music and an announcer at KING FM Classical Radio station. The Fall Workshop was organized by EMTA member Carolyn Malnes.


The Edmonds Music Teacher Association started our new 2019-2020 year with a special 30th Anniversary Celebration on September 10, 2019 at 9:30AM at the North Sound Church in Edmonds. The celebration included a general meeting, recognition of our founding members, entertainment, lunch, and special giveaways.


All attendees enjoyed the very special “friendship” song performed by Sarah Silvia, Jennie Holland, Bonnie Thomas, Mary Beth Rogers accompanied by Angela Michaels.

EMTA Calendar

The EMTA calendar includes festivals, competitions, recitals and other events for students as well as general meetings, professional development opportunities,… Read more EMTA Calendar

Student Event Information

The Edmonds Music Teacher Association organizes a number of different local musical events both on our own and in conjunction… Read more Student Event Information

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