Category: Members’ News

Teaching fees – 2023

MTA NSW sets out minimum rates for accredited music teachers in private studios. A variety of factors affect teaching rates, including employment status, years of experience, and whether the teacher travels to the student. Rates may be adjusted accordingly. The MTA of NSW has determined that the 2022 minimum Recommended Teaching Fees for Accredited Members of…
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MTA NSW Covid-19 Roadmap to Reopening Response

With restrictions scheduled to ease on Monday 11th October, many of you will be assessing your ability to return to face to face teaching in the coming weeks and months. MTA NSW has put together a checklist to help you get prepared. Studio Planning • Register as a CovidSafe business. • Complete your CovidSafe plan.…
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Conference 2021 – Inspire

We wish to thank our sponsors, presenters and everyone who was involved in our Conference Inspire 2021, without your support it would not have been such a successful event.

St George Community Award 2017

From the office of Mark Coure MP, Member for Oatley I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your recent Community Group Achievement Award at the 7thAnnual St George Community Awards. This was a great night and I was very inspired by the many amazing members of our community who are doing…
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Conference 2018 Flourish

2018 Conference registration 2018 Conference session details Conference 2018:  Flourish Opening Address to be delivered by Richard Gill AO This promises to be another outstanding Conference with wonderful presenters and a variety of sessions to make your teaching Flourish. Some of the sessions include:- Music and the Brain Music Technology Unlocking the Score French Baroque Dance…
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Junior Music Festivals 2019

  Junior Music Festivals The Junior Music Festivals were introduced in 1995, with the aim of offering young music students the opportunity to perform in a friendly, relaxed and encouraging environment.  They are held in various locations throughout Sydney and Country New South Wales. They are open to students of both members and non-members of…
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Sample Article from The Studio

The Studio journal offers articles of interest to members such as this one to assist teachers in preparing students for examinations. Some thoughts on music examinations by Sue Thompson The main benefits derived from music examination are to provide: an unbiased assessment of both the student and teacher’s progress; opportunities for intensive preparation and fine…
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Give Aussie Kids The Full Deal

Now the Australian Curriculum has arrived, every Aussie kid should receive a quality classroom music education. Yet research tells us most states cannot deliver The Full Deal. Doesn’t sound like a big deal? Think again. Research also shows that kids who study music properly not only gain skills in this beautiful artform: they may do…
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