Who we are

IRMTNZ was established by the Music Teachers Act 1981.

Our Mission Statement

The Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand (IRMTNZ) is a professional organisation which supports registered music teachers by providing regular professional development opportunities and upholding standards of excellence in the teaching of music.

We are committed to

We have branches throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. Collectively our members teach a wide range of instruments/singing and styles to students of all ages and levels in studios and schools nationwide. If you are looking for a private music teacher, we offer you the assurance of quality.

Our aims are to:

IRMTNZ provides networking, training and Professional Development to both aspiring and established teachers, to help them build and maintain successful careers.

IRMTNZ produces a print journal, Ritmico, once a year, and regular Ritmico Online newsletters which are distributed to all members and subscription holders.

Our Patron: Michael Houstoun

View Michael’s website.

A Brief History of IRMTNZ

See this one-page document which gives a summary of IRMTNZ History
Thank you to Life Member Wallace Woodley QSO for reviewing this document.