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The Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand

Welcome to LearnMusicNZ, the website of the New Zealand Institute of Registered Music Teachers (IRMTNZ). Whether you are looking for a music teacher, or want to become a registered music teacher, or are a music teacher wishing to connect with others, or simply find out what we do, this is the place to be.

Music is a fundamental part of most people’s lives. We enjoy listening to it. And anyone can learn to make music, which has its own special rewards. As music teachers, we want to encourage people to make music, and to do it well. Our registered music teachers are qualified personally and professionally.

We are a professional organisation which supports music teachers by providing regular professional development opportunities and upholding standards of excellence in the teaching of the art of music.

The IRMTNZ holds annual national conferences which provide outstanding professional advice, collegial support and inspiration. We have just held the 2020 Conference: Bridging Cultures – Beethoven 250 and Beyond 16-19 January 2020 at King’s College in Auckland, which was a fantastic opportunity for members from all over New Zealand to undertake professional development and network with their peers, as well as enjoy amazing musical performances and hear insights by Stephen De Pledge and the New Zealand String Quartet. The Judith Clark Memorial Address was given by Peter Walls and the Keynote Address by William Dart. 

COVID-19 response and updates

Please see the newsflash, on our Latest News banner on this page, which is updated daily on the current situation and what this means for our members. 

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Latest News

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020

Jul 8, 2020

We would like to congratulate Coreen Gray of Mt Maunganui who received the QSM (Queens Service Medal) for services to choral music…. (more)

Teacher Education Refresh (TER) Programme

Jul 8, 2020

Do you need to renew your Provisional Practicing Certificate? IRMTNZ has developed an approved TER programme for music teachers which has been… (more)

New: IRMTNZ Teacher Upskill Course

Jul 8, 2020

For IRMTNZ members – an upskill course designed to help you develop good business practice, lesson planning, health and safety and resource… (more)

New Music Making Fields for registration

Jul 8, 2020

The IRMTNZ acknowledges the richness and diversity of the world’s musics and respects the value each has to its music makers and… (more)

CPD Online for Members

Jul 7, 2020

Members only: have you checked our CPD Online offerings? See details at Online CPD Instructions. We have added more videos after Conference… (more)

IMPORTANT Covid-19 Updates: PLEASE READ FULL TEXT

Mar 17, 2020

Updated 6/7/2020  PLEASE READ FULL TEXT As of midnight 8th June we are in Alert Level 1. At Alert Level 1, everyone… (more)

AGM 2020: New Life Members

Jan 30, 2020

We congratulate Rae Patterson of Whangarei and Sharon Martin of Auckland who were appointed as new Life Members at the AGM 2020… (more)

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Jul 23, 2019

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