A Registered Music Teacher (R.M.T) is a music teacher who is fully qualified and has been accepted by the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association. The ORMTA is the only official body of independent music teachers in Ontario. It is an association requiring high professional standards of its members. Our members serve the Hamilton-Halton area including: Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington, Hamilton, Grimsby, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Ancaster, Waterdown, Milton, Caledonia and Hagersville.

We have professional teachers instructing:

All levels of Music Theory Including:
Rudiments, Harmony, History, Analysis & Counterpoint
Stringed Instruments including: Guitar, Violin, Viola & Cello
Woodwind Instruments including: Flute, Piccolo & Saxophone 
Vocal Arts Including:
Singing, Sight Singing, Speech/Dramatic Arts,
Keyboard Instruments Including: 
Contemporary and Classical Piano & Organ
All Musical Disciplines including: Classical, Contemporary & Jazz Music 
Specialty Programs including:
Early Childhood Music, Special Needs & Pedagogy

Are you looking for an accompanist?

Many of our members are talented collaborative pianists who are available to accompany for rehearsals, recitals, examinations, auditions and more. Visit our accompanist page to find a qualified pianist in your city. 


Are you a Professional Music Teacher? - Become a Member

Interested in becoming a member of ORMTA? Wonderful!
Once your application is accepted, you will join an elite, professional association of music teachers who have all attained substantiated educational credentials and teaching experience.

Types of music teachers who join ORMTA:

  • Private music teachers who have a degree or diploma in music and teaching experience
  • College and university professors of music
  • School music teachers
  • Specialists in early childhood music education
  • Student teachers who have attained at least a grade 9 or 10 level and are continuing their education

Benefits of ORMTA Membership