Instruction for Registering Students Online for Branch Events

The following instructions are for registering students for the following MTAC events: Popular Music Festival, Sonata Contest, Duo Festival, Concerto Competition, and Spring Festival. They do not apply to Certificate of Merit, Composers Today, Bach, Goodlin or VOCE registration.

Log onto the Branch Website at

Click on Login found in the left-side menu, Your username will be your first initial and your last name
If this is the first time you have used the online registration, login with your one-time password and then create a new password. After entering username and password, you will see the Main Menu, which will list the following options:

Edit Teacher Info
My Students
MTAC Events
View Students Registered by Event

Begin by editing your personal information:
Upon logging in, it is very important to verify your personal information contained in the database. To do this, click on Edit Teacher Info. Edit any of your personal information that may be incomplete or incorrect and create your own password if you are a first time user. Click Save, and Return to Main Menu.

Next, add or edit your students in the database:
Click My Students on the Main Menu. This will list all of the students you have previously entered in the database. If you need to add students, click Add New Student. Complete all information for the student and click Save. Each student will be saved in the database and will appear on your My Students page from now on. The Add New Student form will return you to the My Students page when you are finished. To add additional students click the Add New Student link again, and complete the form. You can also edit or delete student information from the My Students page. Once finished, click Return to Main Menu to go back to the Main Menu.

To register for an event:
Click the MTAC Events link on the Main Menu. All events with current open registration will be displayed.
Step 1: This will present the name of the event and details. Please verify that this is the event you wish to register for and click Register for Event.

Step 2: If the event requires that a student be registered in a specific group, you will have to select a group, or if the event allows duets, you will have to click on Duet. Click the Next button.

Step 3: Select Students to Play. Select your student from the drop down menu. Enter the required composition information including the performance time. When finished, click Save Registration at the bottom of the page. Once an application is complete you will return to the MTAC Events page. Click on Register for Event to register additional students.

After registering all students, return to Main Menu. Click on View Students Registered by Event. This will list all the specifications of the event, with all the students you have registered for that event and the amount owed. If an application is incorrect or needs to be changed, click on Delete This Application and re-enter the student’s correct information.

Items to mail to complete your registration: Print a copy of the Students Registered by Event list and mail it to the event coordinator with your registration fee. The check for registration fees MUST be drawn on the teacher’s account. Individual checks drawn from student or parent accounts will be returned and their spot deleted from the event. Your check for all students registered along with a copy of the Students Registered by Event list must be postmarked by the deadline indicated for that event in order for your students to participate.