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Excellence in Music Education


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Become an MTAC member and  join us in the  Lakewood-Cerritos Branch


Excellence in Music Education

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Music Class
Violin Player
Lakewood-Cerritos MTAC Branch

Lakewood-Cerritos (LC) MTAC Branch was chartered in 1960. Membership includes local, professional music teachers from Lakewood-Cerritos and surrounding area. Disciplines include piano, winds, strings, harp, guitar and voice. Lakewood-Cerritos Branch is affiliated with the Music Teachers' Association of California®.

MTAC History

The Music Teachers’ Association of California®, incorporated in 1897, is a professional organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in music education. With over 4,700 members, there are more than 63 self-governing, affiliated Branches throughout the state.

MTAC Mission Statement

The mission of MTAC is to pursue excellence in music education and advance the music teaching profession through innovative programs that foster artistic growth and achievement.


MTAC State Convention





Your Generosity Provides:

Assistance Grants
Scholarships Awards 

The Lakewood-Cerritos Branch supports 

Empowering Music Students to pursue their passion and share the joy of music

The Music Teachers’ Association of California® Foundation is a charitable organization, established in 1989 to support students across the 63 affiliated Branches statewide through the Foundation awards and scholarship programs. Since its establishment, the MTAC Foundation has provided thousands of dollars in grants, awards and scholarships to hundreds of deserving young students.

"Joy of Music"

Bronze Sculpture by artist 

George Lundeen

Location: Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

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