EPTA (European Piano Teachers' Association) UK Musicstage

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  • Posted On: Sep 05, 2016
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  • Category: Organisations » Membership organisations
  • Description: EPTA UK – inspiring all teachers, performers and enthusiasts in the UK
  • Location: 4 Guildford Road, Dukinfield SK16 5HA, United Kingdom

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Activities and services

  • Education and events: Professional development, Conferences, Festivals and concerts, Trade exhibitions
  • Products and services: Printed newsletter/magazine, Other publications, Online resources, Advisory services (e.g. legal), Online members' directory

Membership details - individuals

  • Type(s) of individual membership available: Student, Joint, Standard
  • Membership benefits: FULL MEMBERS £65 (£85 for two full members living at the same address)

    i) PROFESSIONAL: entitled to
    • Entry in the Nationwide teachers' register and on the website
    • Public liability insurance cover whilst teaching any instrument and for all professional gatherings
    • Insurance cover for professional fees incurred by an Inland Revenue investigation, VAT, PAYE or NIC disputes
    • Legal expenses cover for employment disputes and for bodily injury or death
    • A legal helpline with immediate access to expert advice on any aspect of members' lives
    • 'Piano Professional' magazine three times a year – Spring, Summer and Autumn
    • 'Piano Journal' magazine three times a year– Spring, Summer and Autumn
    • Enter themselves and their pupils in the Piano Competition
    • Enter themselves and their pupils in the Composer's Competition
    • Access the John Bigg Bursary Fund
    • Access the Mark Ray Memorial Fund
    • The right to attend and vote at the AGM
    • A copy of the EPTA UK handbook
    • Admission to regional and national events at a reduced rate
    • Encourage their pupils through EPTA Young Artists
    • Use EPTA UK pupil/teacher contracts, account forms and reports
    • Savings on personal and medical insurance through HMCA
    • Access to password-protected area of the website
    • Promote personal musical recitals and events on the website through the administrator
    • Helplines and Advice Notes related to teaching matters
    • Regular email contact on music matters and events both national and international
    • Regional Organisers providing local events and opportunities to make contact with other pianists

    ii) ASSOCIATE: entitled to
    • The same as Professional members with exception of entry in the Teachers Register
    • Support for continuing professional development and advise on qualification

    AFFILIATE MEMBERS £25: entitled to
    • 'Piano Professional' magazine three times a year – Spring, Summer and Autumn
    • The right to attend and vote at the AGM
    • Admission to regional and national events at a reduced rate
    • Regular email contact on music matters and events both national and international

    STUDENT MEMBERS £10 (concessionary rate) for those who are in full-time music education and for those in other employment who are not professional musicians and who are studying part-time for a music degree or diploma: entitled to
    • Public liability insurance cover whilst teaching any instrument and for all professional gatherings
    • 'Piano Professional' magazine three times a year – Spring, Summer and Autumn
    • A copy of the EPTA UK handbook
    • The right to attend and vote at the AGM
    • Admission to regional and national events at a reduced rate
    • Enter pupils in the Piano Competition
    • Enter themselves and their pupils in the Composer's Competition
    • Access to password-protected area of the website
    • Regular email contact on music matters and events both national and international
    • Promote personal musical recitals and events on the website through the administrator

    EMERITUS MEMBERSHIP £15 for retired members who have been with EPTA UK for over 15 years: entitled to the same as affiliate membership
  • Annual subscription price(s): £10-£85

Membership details - organisations

  • Type(s) of organisational membership available: Corporate
  • Membership benefits: CORPORATE MEMBERS £120: entitled to
    • 'Piano Professional' magazine three times a year – Spring, Summer and Autumn
    • Admission to regional and national events at a reduced rate for two employees
    • An entry in the News section of the magazine
    • Enter one pupil in the Piano Competition
    • Enter pupils in the Composer's Competition
    • The right of one representative to attend and vote at the AGM
    • A copy of the EPTA UK handbook
    • Entry in the Corporate members’ register
    • Reduced rates for advertising in the magazine
    • An invitation to exhibit at Annual Conference
    • Access to password protected area of the website
    • Permission to purchase under license the members' database
    • Promote events on the website through the administrator
  • Annual subscription price(s): £120
  • Membership demographic: Membership is open to UK residents only in the following categories: Full (£65), Joint (£85), Affiliate (£25), Corporate (£120), Student (£10), Emeritus (£15)

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