History of the Milton Music Teachers’ Association

In June 1971, eight music teachers joined together to form an association through
which their students would be given the opportunity to perform together in public recitals.

Today, this association is stronger than ever with more than 40 teachers working
together in Milton and its surrounding cities to provide the highest quality of teaching,
playing and singing, not only for the benefit of the student, but for the enjoyment of all
who have the opportunity to listen!

Benefits to students studying with a teacher who is a registered member of the
Milton Music Teachers' Association include:

  • The assurance of competent and knowledgeable instruction through the high
    musical and academic qualification of its teachers.

  • Musical education through the Royal Conservatory of Music, Conservatory
    Canada and Music for Young Children, from beginners to A.R.C.T.

  • Private lessons and group lessons in Instrumental, Vocal and Theory

  • Variety of instruments taught by our teachers, including piano, keyboard,
    strings, woodwinds and brass

  • Teaching of various styles of music, to include classical, blues, jazz, modern,
    gospel and more

  • Various methods of teaching

  • Use of the Association's Grand Piano at Monthly Recitals hosted by teachers

  • Music participation enhances problem solving, teamwork, goal setting, self-
    expression, co-ordination, memory skills, self-confidence and esteem,
    concentration, poise and much more

  • Bi-ennial Music Festival awards scholarships donated by local groups,
    individuals and businesses

  • Milton is a registered centre for Royal Conservatory of Music Examinations two
    times a year

  • Workshops, pedagogy and master classes are presented for the continuing
    education of teachers
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*Betty-Ann Burgoyne
(905) 878-5980