October Festival Registration is Now Open!

This unique event celebrates live performance as a dynamic exchange between artist and audience. Students of all ages and instruments are encouraged to creatively present and perform music of their choice in a fun and supportive environment.

Click here to learn more, and register online or by mail.

Music Teachers: Become a Member Today

Click to learn about the many benefits of becoming a member of the Seattle Music Teachers Association, a vibrant group of professionals that offers a wide variety of programs and ways to get involved.

The SMTA is a membership organization that depends on the active involvement of its members. We appreciate our member volunteers and all they do!


Upcoming Events

September 17: General Meeting: “A Bite of SMTA” with guest speaker Karen Hollenback, NCTM: WSMTA President

October 12: WSMTA District I & II Conference

October 15: General Meeting: Jeffrey Pettijohn – Spinning Out Ideas: An Effortless Approach to Teaching Composition

October 27: October Festival


  • Seattle Music Teachers Association

    A resource for teachers, an answer for students!

    Comprised of musicians with many educational interests and varying backgrounds, our current membership of over 150 teachers located in Seattle welcomes all who are eager to grow musically and expand their horizons as music teachers.



    SMTA member teachers specialize in all types of musical training – from voice to piano, woodwinds to brass. SMTA teachers also teach students with ranging levels of skill and expertise, allowing students to find the private instructor right for them. Click the button below to find a music teacher that best fits your needs.

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