Why Choose OMEA?

OMEA speaks on behalf of all music educators in Ontario. We are regular participants in subject association meetings with the Ministry of Education, Ontario Teachers’ Federation Curriculum Forum meetings and the Ontario College of Teachers meetings. As an affiliated association, eligible OMEA membership categories also enjoy the benefits of the Canadian Music Educators’ Association.

OMEA Members are one or more of the following:

  • Educators or administrators in publicly or independently funded elementary, secondary, or post-secondary institutions,
  • Private music educators, either in group or individual studio settings,
  • Teacher candidates, music education majors in post-secondary institutions,
  • Individuals studying at the graduate level related to music education,
  • Retired music educators or administrators,
  • Stakeholders of music education (e.g. industry representative, music camp representative, community music representative, volunteers in musical setting etc.), and/or
  • Institutions, organizations, and/or companies that benefit music and music education

OMEA Membership

Select the appropriate membership category below. All members are subject the OMEA Membership Policy. All OMEA Memberships are non-refundable.





This category is for undergraduate or pre-service full time students only, and requires you to provide a faculty reference who can verify this criteria. All other students (PhD, DMA, Masters, Part Time) should select the ‘Individual’ membership category.