New RMTA Members: 

If you have never before been a member of MTNA or any local MTA, you must first apply as a new member. To be considered for active membership, two letters of recommendation must be submitted.  One letter should be from an individual who knows you professionally, and the second letter from an individual who knows you personally and can vouch for ethical characteristics.    

Active members shall also meet one of the following requirements:  

    a) Hold a degree or diploma in music from an accredited institution  

    b) Establish a private class and currently teach privately prior to      


Click here to submit an application online

Paper applications available upon request. 

Once your application is approved, you must then complete the MTNA application at (it is not possible to be a member of RMTA without also joining MTNA and TMTA). 

 If you have any questions about your local application status or need to request a paper application to mail, please contact

Transfer/Secondary Members:

If your membership in MTNA is in good standing, you need only complete the RMTA membership application. If you have already paid your national and state dues, the local portion of your dues ($25) may be paid online or by sending a check made out to RMTA directly to the membership chair. Letters of recommendation for transfer and secondary members are not necessary. If you have questions about the status of your national or state dues, please contact


All local members must also join MTNA and TMTA. To join, please click the link below. Most teachers will want to follow the "Active Member" instructions, but there is also a "Senior Discount" option on this page. A total fee of $172 will be collected by MTNA for your national ($97 Active Member), state ($50), and local ($25) dues. 

Click here to download a paper application and mail completed application & check payment to:

600 Vine St., Ste. 1710 
Cincinnati, OH 45202

To renew Local, State, & National Membership please log in to your account at to pay your membership fees.