About the Organization
Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) is a professional organization of music educators comprising teachers in private studios, commercial music schools, public and private schools, and college music faculty across Oregon.
OMTA sponsors statewide festivals, scholarships, and competitions to promote music in Oregon and provides workshops, master classes, and conferences to help music teachers maintain the highest standards of music education.
OMTA is affiliated with Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and participates fully in the activities sponsored by MTNA and enjoys the benefits and support that MTNA provides.
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If you would like more information about the history of OMTA click here.
Many events are organized at the local level where members work together to select activities that meet their needs and to form collegial friendships. OMTA is divided into geographical regions called districts.
Blue Mountain District
Location: La Grande
Central Oregon District
Location: Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville, Sunriver
East Portland District
Location: East of the Willamette River, Gresham, Lake Oswego, and West Linn
Location: Eugene, Springfield
Hillsboro Area District
Location: Portland and Aloha west of 185th, Hillsboro, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Saint Helens, Scappoose, Warren
Lincoln County District
Location: Newport, Lincoln City, Florence
Location: Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon
Location: Hood River, The Dalles, Goldendale, WA
Rogue Valley District
Location: Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Klamath Falls, Siskiyou County, CA
Location: Salem, Keizer, Silverton
Tualatin Valley District
Location: Tualatin, Sherwood
Location: Pendleton, Hermiston, Umatilla
Umpqua Valley-South Coast District
Location: Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties
West Portland District
Location: West of the Willamette River and east of 185th, Beaverton, Tigard