The Vancouver Branch is an affiliate of the BC Registered Music Teachers' Association (BCRMTA). Membership in the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association (CFMTA) is automatically granted once an application is accepted.

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Below is a partial list of requirements for Membership in the BCRMTA. For a full list of requirements and benefits click here to visit the Provincial website. https://bcrmta.bc.ca/benefits-of-membership/

  • the teacher must be 18 years of age
  • the teacher must hold a music teacher's certificate, or a music teacher’s diploma from any school of music recognized by the BC Provincial Council, or a university level music degree with a major in the instrument or subject of instruction stated in the application
  • the teacher must have a record of four years’ of instruction in subjects recognized by the BC Provincial Board of Examiners

RMT members in good standing from other provinces in Canada need only apply for a transfer into the Vancouver Branch through the provincial branch. Contact the Registrar at registrar@bcrmta.bc.ca for more information.

TO JOIN THE VANCOUVER BRANCH
Click here https://bcrmta.bc.ca/benefits-of-membership/ to access the application package.

FOR VANCOUVER BRANCH RENEWAL PAYMENT

Click here  https://bcrmta.bc.ca/shop/ to access the online renewal form.

CHANGES TO THE VANCOUVER/BURNABY TEACHING AREAS

In 2019, new applicants and renewing members will be asked to choose the area under which they wished to be noted for the Branch page on the Provincial website. The cities of Vancouver and Burnaby are divided into sectors; please refer to the map below for specific boundaries.

Vancouver Burnaby Other
North West
West Centre
South West
North Centre
Centre
South Centre
North East
East Center
South East
Downtown
North West
North Centre
North East
West Centre
East Centre
South
New Westminster
Richmond
North Shore
Surrey
Port Coquitlam
Coquitlam
Port Moody