North Dakota Music Teachers Association

Affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association

Welcoming all music teachers.

North Dakota Music Teachers Association is a professional, non-profit educational organization for the purpose of enhancing professionalism, peer connections, ongoing education and career development of its members. The NDMTA has eight local associations and is affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association.

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Become a Member


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Opportunities for Members

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Professional Development

Local, state and national workshops; MTNA webinars; masterclasses; conferences and regular meetings with colleagues; certification for private music teachers MTNA Certification Program.



State and national newsletters and professional publications.


Professional Support Services

Insurance; discounts on office supplies, travel, and more; teacher enrichment grants. More here.


Competitions for Students

NDMTA Popplers student competitions, and MTNA student competitions.

Student Opportunities


Popplers Music Competitions

State (Popplers Music) performance competitions for elementary through college level and national (MTNA) performance competitions for junior high through college levels.


Music Rally Performance

Music Rally Performance and theory evaluations through the NDMTA Music Rally system for elementary through high school levels.


National Composition Competition

National composition competition for elementary through college levels.


Local Association Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities through local associations.


Performance Opportunities

Performance opportunities through recitals, master classes and ensemble festivals.

NDMTA subscribes to the MTNA Code of Ethics in the commitment to our students, colleagues and community and profession.