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.


Requirements for Membership in the BCRMTA are as follows:

  • the teacher must be 18 years of age
  • the teacher must hold a music teacher's certificate or diploma from any School of Music recognized by the BC Provincial Council, or a university 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.

Click here for more information along with the application package.