Active membership shall consist of piano teachers whose qualifications include either:
- A degree or diploma in music with concentration in piano OR
- A minimum of five years of piano teaching with proof of study in the areas of piano pedagogy, music theory, and applied piano.
Active members shall have the right to vote and to hold office, and to enter qualified pupils in piano recitals and competitions.
Associate members shall be those individuals who are not eligible for active membership, but who are directly interested in the activities of the corporation. Associate members shall not have the right to vote or to hold office, or to enter pupils in student recitals or competitions. An associate member may apply for active membership after:
- Membership in N.E.P.T.A. for two years AND
- Fulfillment of the qualifications for active membership.
Student membership shall include those students up to and including the age of twenty-two who are pursuing a music education at accredited colleges or college-level music schools. Student members shall not have the right to vote or hold office, or to enter pupils in student recitals or competitions.
Honorary members shall be such individuals as the New England Piano Teachers’ Association, Inc. shall desire to distinguish with this honor and shall be elected only by the unanimous vote of the Board of Directors at any regular meeting thereof.
Active and Associate members: $80
Students and Seniors: $45
Two members in one household: $115
PLEASE NOTE: Neither Associate nor Student members may use their affiliation with the New England Piano Teachers’ Association for publicity purposes.