Benefits

For a nominal annual fee you are entitled to membership to the Student Teachers' Auxiliary which includes:
  • monthly workshops on various pedagogy related topics
  • access to all events presented by the parent branch including all workshops
  • the opportunity to enter students into the Student Performer’s Guild Festival sponsored by the Vancouver RMT
  • a group liability insurance policy granted to all members, including those of the parent branch
  • discounted tickets to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • discounts on purchases made at Long and McQuade
  • discounts on purchases made at Chapters Books      
  • a subscription of 3 issues per year to Progressions, the BCRMTA provincial magazine
  • STA members may purchase a subscription to our national magazine, The Canadian Music Teacher, by    contacting the BCRMTA Registrar.  Subscriptions are $20.00 per year.
After active participation in the Student Teachers’ Auxiliary you will be considered for membership into the parent branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association.

Membership and participation in the STA is an excellent way to gain confidence and skills in teaching in a friendly and supportive environment.