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

2022 Jazz, Rags, and Blues Festival and Workshop – Being held in person
Online Registration is due by September 26, 2022.
Jazz Concert performed by Elliot Gray on October 14, 2022
Festival and Workshop will be held on October 15, 2022
Jazz, Rags, and Blues Festival and Workshop Information Page

2022 Time Era Festival – Being held via online video performances or In-Person Live Performances
Online registration from September 13, 2022 to October 16, 2022
In person festival date of November 6, 2022 from 1PM to 8PM at the Hartley Mansion in Everett, WA.
Time Era Festival Information Page

Congratulations to Allan Park, our 2021-2022 EMTA Member of the year. More information about this award can be found on our Member of the Year page.

EMTA September 2022 General Meeting –
EMTA member Jeffrey Pettijohn performed a rousing version of his own composition, “Let’s Bring Joy to Life” and then gave a vibrant and informative presentation entitled “Can I Please Play Another Scale?” talking about his successful studio scale competition. This meeting was held live and on zoom.


We would love to help your lightly used music books find a new home. Please contact the webmaster for more information about making a used music book donation.

Donate directly to EMTA using this form: EMTA Donation Form

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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

EMTA Festival and Event Information

EMTA Festival and Event Information Page

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