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.

Local Associations

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

Eugene District
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

Linn-Benton District
Location: Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon

Mid-Columbia District
Location: Hood River, The Dalles, Goldendale, WA

Rogue Valley District
Location: Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Klamath Falls, Siskiyou County, CA

Salem District
Location: Salem, Keizer, Silverton

Tualatin Valley District
Location: Tualatin, Sherwood

Umatilla-Morrow District
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