Child Safe Standards

The Music Teachers' Association of NSW is committed to work together to keep all children and young people who are engaged with members and staff of the organisation safe.

Click here to access and download all relevant documentation.

The Studio

The Studio
The Studio Magazine

The Studio is the Association’s magazine that is published quarterly in February, May, August and November of each year, and encompasses both studio notes and articles of interest for the professional development of music teachers.

The Studio keeps members informed about upcoming events organised by the MTA and other relevant organisations.

Members are always invited to contribute.

As a member you receive this as part of your annual subscription.


It is distributed to private music teachers and various libraries and interested organisations in Australia.


Advertising rates as follows
(prices are inclusive of GST):

Membership TypeFee
Full A5 page$250
½ A5 page$190
¼ A5 page$150

Advertising space in the magazine may be arranged by contacting the MTA office.


February1st January
May1st April
August1st July
November1st October

Directory of Accredited Private Music Teachers

An annual publication, which is distributed to accredited private music teachers in NSW, all major NSW Libraries, selected schools and educational institutions, conservatoriums, along with selected retail outlets. It is made available to individuals and organisations seeking accredited private music teachers.

Advertising rates are available here. The deadline for advertising is 10th December in the year preceding publication.

Analyses of Piano Works

Click here to download the list of works

Aural Tests for all Grades of Practical Examinations

Dr Miriam Hyde
Dr Miriam Hyde

This book was commissioned by the Music Teachers Association of NSW and was written by the late Dr Miriam Hyde. It is suitable for teachers preparing students for AMEB examinations at all grades, from Preliminary to Licentiate.

It is available by mail order through the MTA for $18.50, including postage.