The QMTA is incorporated as a non-profit organization. The Association primarily groups private music teachers, although its members include many teachers at the College, Conservatory and University levels. The QMTA serves as the umbrella organization for music teachers’ associations in nine Canadian provinces. The aim of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations is to encourage and provide the highest calibre of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in each community.
Promoting better musical understanding among music teachers through a cooperative endeavour in the field of music.
Promoting progressive ideas in the teaching of music in all branches of the art.
Bringing about the registration of all qualified teachers of music in the Province of Quebec.
Establishing and encouraging the adoption of definite standards of proficiency.