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Professional Associations

Regardless of what program you are in, there are always opportunities to become involved in professional associations. What are the benefits of professional associations?

  • Connection to other professionals in your field (opportunities to network)
  • Opportunities for professional development in the form of journals, conferences, and workshops
  • Job postings
  • Latest news and events for the field
  • and MORE!

Here is a small list of professional associations for music majors:

menc.org – National Association for Music Education

yoa.org – Orchestra of the Americas

chamber-music.org – Chamber Music America

hornsociety.org – The International Horn Society

guitarfoundation.org/drupal – Guitar Foundation of America

operaamerica.org – Opera America

astaweb.com/am/template.cfm?section=home – American String Teachers Association

music.org/cgi-bin/showpage.pl – College Music Society

isme.org – International Society for Music Education

kmea.org – Kentucky Music Educators Association

kymta.org – Kentucky Music Teachers Association

mtna.org – Music Teachers National Association

amtas.org/AMTAS/Welcome.html – American Music Therapy Association Students

mar-amta.org/opps – Mid-Atlantic Region American Music Therapy Association job opportunities

musictherapy.org/career_ind.html – American Music Therapy Association

ser-amta.org/kentucky – Music Therapy Association of Kentucky (MTAK)

nationalbandassociation.org/about – National Band Association

https://www.conductorsguild.org – Conductors Guild

americanbandmasters.org – American Bandmasters Association

acda.org – American Choral Directors Association

societymusictheory.org – Society for Music Theory

mtsma.org – Music Theory Society for the Mid-Atlantic



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