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.
The EMTA is affilitated with the Washington State Music Teachers Association (WSMTA) as a local chapter of their organization. WSMTA is dedicated to the advancement of musical knowledge and education by providing educational programs that further the musical advancement of its teachers and their students, which comprise the many state chapters under its umbrella. [http://www.wsmta.org]
The WSMTA is affliated with the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) as a subdivision of their organization. The Mission of MTNA is to advance the value of music study and music making in society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.[http://www.mtna.org]