Lubbock Music Teachers Association

Lubbock, Texas



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The dues for 2018 - 2019 are as follows:

              Active Membership                           $120.00

Over age 70 Local + 3/4 State & National Dues

This amount includes membership in Local ($10), State ($35) and National ($75) Associations and entitles members to receive the American Music Teacher and Texas Music Teacher publications. From January 1 to June 30 both MTNA and TMTA dues are half price for first time members.

How to Join MTNA & LMTA:

To join the Music Teacher's National Association (MTNA) send membership form and fee to MTNA, 441 Vine St., Ste 3100, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3004. The MTNA form can be found here: 

The LMTA membership form found here - Membership Application Form should be filled out and mailed to Whitney Barron, 7506 County Road 6100, Shallowater, TX  79363.


Click here for the LMTA Constitution and Bylaws

Click here for the 2018 -2019 Yearbook




SECTION 1.   Active members shall be persons engaged in the teaching of music for remuneration who qualify in one of these categories:

A.      Certified by the Music Teachers National Association

B.       College/University Degree in Applied Music or Music Education

C.   Provide transcript of four semesters of college credit in applied music teaching field

       and two semesters in Music Appreciation, Music Literature or Music History.

D.    A minimum of eight years of study in piano or five years of study in any other

instrument or voice, a written affidavit from a college teacher, certified teacher, or recognized master teacher approved by the Executive Board, and recognition that the teacher has acquired the advanced skill and know-ledge necessary to be qualified in a particular field.

E.   Actively engaged in music teaching


Retired members who are not actively engaged in teaching music will always be welcome to attend local meetings and functions, providing wisdom, guidance and experience to their active colleagues. They may serve as ex-officio members of committees, should the need arise.


SECTION 2. Business Members may be elected to membership, with annual dues of $50 paid to the local association.

SECTION 3.  Honorary membership may be conferred upon any person who has made special or outstanding contributions in the field of music or to the Association. Name and qualifications for this distinctive honor must be submitted in writing by an active member to the Executive Board for approval, before being voted on by the association by secret ballot. Three negative votes cast will defeat a candidate for Honorary Membership.

SECTION 4.  No teacher whose dues are delinquent shall be allowed to vote or to enter students in activities of the Association.

SECTION 5.  New members may be accepted at any time during the year, but shall pay full dues in compliance with MTNA policy. If deemed necessary, new members may be accepted upon recommendation and approval of the Executive Board.

SECTION 6.  All members are expected to be familiar with and abide by the Code of Ethics and the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association.


SECTION 7.   Teachers shall refrain from drawing undue attention to themselves or their students at any function of LMTA. Teachers, students and their parents shall abide by the decisions of the chair-person or official of any function until such time as an appeal can be made before the Executive Board. Failure to follow these regulations shall be reported to the Executive Board where, if deemed appropriate, the teacher and/or his/her students may be barred for one year from participation in the event in which the infraction occurred.


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