In accordance with the mission of the Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC), the mission of the Conejo Valley Branch of the MTAC is to maintain the highest moral standards and respect towards our fellow teachers, students, and the community while striving to advance music education and promote artistic growth through our branch activities and programs. We are dedicated to helping students fulfill their highest musical potential.



The Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC) is a professional music organization founded and incorporated in 1897 to promote the welfare of the music teachers and to elevate the educational and teaching standards of its members.

The Conejo Valley Branch of the MTAC was chartered with 12 members in April 1966 and has since grown to include about 90 members. It serves teachers and their students in the Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Simi Valley, and Moorpark areas. We are a moderate sized branch; however, we are proud to share that we are one of the most active branches in the state of California. Our membership includes music teachers with private studios, instructors at private and public schools, and college professors. Our members teach myriad disciplines, including piano, strings, winds, voice, composition, and theory. The Conejo Valley Branch actively sponsors special programs and concerts which students and community members are invited to attend. In addition, students have numerous opportunities to perform at various festivals or to compete in adjudicated events.

The exacting qualifications for membership to the MTAC leads to the accredited, qualified, professional status of the members, therefore ensuring high standards of teaching by the members and excellence in music education for the students.

We welcome you to become a part of our future!

Whether you are searching for a music instructor, or you are a music instructor interested in joining our Conejo Valley MTAC branch, our website will provide you with the information you need.

To find a Conejo Valley MTAC music instructor navigate to our Find A Teacher page where you can search for an instructor by name, by location and/or instrument.

To become a Conejo Valley MTAC branch member, please contact our membership secretary, Ornela Ervin. You can find her contact information on our Find A Teacher page.

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