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Welcome to the Durham Music Teachers Association

Our organization of music educators is dedicated to the following purposes:

  • to meet specific needs of teachers
  • to raise teaching standards
  • to stimulate interest in good music
  • to aid student achievement
  • to provide educational and inspirational programs
  • to set up a strong code of ethics
  • to dignify our profession in the community

We welcome teachers of any instrument. Our members reside in Durham, Wake, and Orange Counties and beyond!!

DMTA is affiliated with the North Carolina Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. We are a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status.

You can email Durham Music Teachers Association at

Donation to DMTA Scholarship Fund

We welcome your gift of any amount to our scholarship fund. If you would like your gift in honor or memory of a specific person, please let our scholarship chair know by emailing