"2015 Music Teachers National Association Local Association of the Year"
Welcome to the Tualatin Valley District
of the Oregon Music Teachers Association!
The Tualatin Valley District is a strong and vibrant group of teachers, passionate about music and music education. We are open to music educators in the beautiful Tualatin Valley and our membership includes teachers of piano, violin, cello, brass, woodwinds, voice, organ, theory and composition, plus other music educators from area public schools and colleges.
Our mission is to create a forum for music and music education, to support our teachers and their students, and to have a strong music outreach into the community
We meet at Tigard United Methodist Church, 9845 SW Walnut Place, Tigard OR, 97223. Our business meetings are the second Friday of the month at 9:15 a.m. Playing Class meets the last Friday of the month. (Please see our calendar page for exceptions.) Our year runs from September through May.
Find a Music Teacher
Are you looking for a music teacher in the Tualatin Valley area? You've come to the right place. Please see our directory of talented teachers.
If you would like to join a supportive and vibrant group of teachers, we would be delighted to assist you. By joining our local district, you also join OMTA and MTNA. Please contact our membership chair, Lisa Mendes, for more information.
Music Teachers National Association
MTNA is the nation’s oldest professional music organization. Members are entitled to all MTNA membership services including a subscription to the award-winning magazine, American Music Teacher, insurance programs, publications and workshops. MTNA members may apply for study grants and awards, and their students are eligible to enter the performance competitions.
Click here to go to their website.
Oregon Music Teachers Association
This state organization offers over a dozen scholarships, including piano, instrumental and vocal scholarships. State festivals include Jr. Bach Festival, an Ensemble Festival, and Composition events. The OMTA annual conference occurs in the summer with programs and workshops designed to meet the needs of its membership. Click here to go to their website
TVOMTA is supported by the following organizations:
TVOMTA is an affiliate local association of the Music Teacher's National Association. Tualatin Valley has received grants from MTNA for a number of years. These grants have helped to support the high level of TVOMTA's activities. Our Outstanding lecture series is a free presentation for the community as well as our association. www.oregoncf.org
We proudly acknowledge the support from the Oregon community Foundation through a grant received from the Nellie Tholen Fund for our 2014-15 lecture series. The Oregon Community Foundation is the central philanthropic organization for the state of Oregon. www.oregoncf.org
TVOMTA is one of 13 districts belonging to the Oregon Music Teachers Association. Tualatin Valley District has been the recipient of several grants from OMTA. These generous grants have allowed us to enhance our monthly programs as well as our annual events, benefiting both our teachers and their students. We are privileged to be a part of such an active state music teacher's organization, and are very thankful for OMTA's support of our district.