Membership Meetings:
  • May 18, 2017 - 10:00 am at Kirsten West’s residence

Executive Board Meetings:
  • March 30, 2017 - 10 am Lafayette Library Oak Room
  • May 4, 2017 - 10 am Lafayette Library Oak Room

Upcoming Events:

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Welcome to the Contra Costa Branch of MTAC!

The Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC) is a musical organization, founded in 1897, to promote and encourage the highest standard in music education. We are comprised of 61 branches and nearly 4,700 members statewide.


CCMTAC, the Contra Costa Branch of the Music Teacher’s Association of California, is a professional organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in music education. The Contra Costa Branch, established in1949, has over 130 members. We offer programs for students to make a positive impact on the quality of music education such as the Sonata Festival, Baroque Festival, branch recitals and masterclasses as well as involvement in community outreach through the Music Students’ Service League. Programs for members inspire quality teaching and continuation of teacher education through lectures and masterclasses sponsored by our branch. State programs for students include the Certificate of Merit, VOCE and opportunities to perform at the annual State MTAC Convention.

2015-2017 Board

President: Jeanette Dreifuerst

Vice-Presidents: Gail Peterson and Angela Prickett

Membership Secretary: Lorraine Phillips

Recording Secretary: Sharon Linton

Treasurer: Julie Rieth


Certificate of Merit Judy Morrison
Student Recitals Barbara Anderson
Programs Sue Farmer and Dwight Stone
Parliamentarian Georgia Couch

Special Event Coordinators

Baroque Festival Carlene Reeves
Certificate of Merit Judy Morrison
Awards for Excellence To be announced
Sonata Contest Hyunji Park
VOCE James Greening
Composers Today Justin Levitt