American String Teachers Association
Founded in 1946, the American String Teachers Association exists to support string and orchestra teachers and players. Our members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. We provide teaching resources, professional education, local and national events, a career center, insurance programs, and access to a vibrant and collaborative strings community.
Associated Chamber Music Players
The mission of ACMP - Associated Chamber Music Players - is to stimulate and expand the playing of chamber music for pleasure among musicians worldwide, of all backgrounds, ages and skill levels, by connecting people and supporting chamber music activities for individuals, groups and institutions.
Association of Concert Bands
The international voice of adult community bands. The purpose of ACB is to encourage and foster adult concert, community, municipal, and civic bands and to promote the performance of the highest quality traditional and contemporary literature for Band.
Canadian Band Association
The Canadian Band Association is a national organization representing and supporting school, university, military and community bands, band directors, students, parents, administrators, the music industry, composers, arrangers and all those interested in bands and band music across Canada.
Canadian Music Educators' Association
The Canadian Music Educators’ Association (l’Association canadienne des musiciens éducateurs) serves and connects those interested in music education including current and future educators, students, parents, and members of the community. The CMEA/ACME fosters the advancement of teaching and the lifelong learning of music.
Chamber Music Network
A non-profit association that facilitates informal playing and singing by people of all ages and nationalities, beginners to professionals. Our 5,400 members come from every corner of the earth and share one interest: the love of making music with others.
Canadian Amateur Musicians
Join an ever-growing family of CAMMAC members. Since 1953, amateur musicians from across Canada and around the world have met together to make music. Today CAMMAC offers music-making opportunities throughout the year to amateur musicians of all levels and all ages, and in many different locations.
NAMM’s mission is to unify, lead and strengthen the global music products industry and to increase active participation in music-making. This mission is supported by nearly 9,000 music products retailers, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and publishers in 85 countries worldwide.
International Double Reed Society
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) was established in December of 1971 and is a worldwide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts. The society has over 4,400 members from 56 countries. Within the United States, 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are represented.
International Horn Society
The International Horn Society (IHS) was formed in June 1970 at the Second International Horn Workshop in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. They are an organization dedicated to performance, teaching, composition, research, and the preservation and promotion of the horn as a musical instrument.
International Trombone Association
The International Trombone Association is the largest association of trombonists with 4500 members from 64 countries. Formed in 1972, ITA is a registered non-profit organization and their mission is to promote the trombone and all trombone-related activities across the world.
International Trumpet Guild
The International Trumpet Guild was founded in 1974 to promote communications among trumpet players around the world and to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trumpet.
International Tuba Euphonium Association
Officially founded in 1973 as the Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association, ITEA is dedicated to promoting and advancing the tuba and euphonium instruments. The organization comprises performers, educators, students, and amateurs of all backgrounds. As a non-profit organization, it is supported by membership dues and donations.
Jazz Education Network
JEN is committed to representing and cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of its operation including staff, board members, volunteers, presenters, clinicians, performers and audiences. This commitment is present in all programs and decision making.
Music Teachers National Association
For well over a century, MTNA has been the backbone for a collaborative community of music-teaching professionals, connecting both the seasoned educator and those at the beginning of their career.
National Association for Music Education
To advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all. Leading the world in music education, empowering generations to create, perform, and respond to music.
National Association of Music Merchants
We envision a world in which the joy of making music is a precious element of daily living for everyone; a world in which every child has a deep desire to learn music and a recognized right to be taught, and in which every adult is a passionate champion and defender of that right.
Founded in 1901, NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) has a mission to strengthen the music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music.
National Flute Association
The National Flute Association, a not for profit institution, is the largest flute organization in the world. It was founded to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature. Members include leading soloists, orchestral players, college and university professors, adult amateurs, and students of all ages. NFA annual conventions are held in major cities in the U.S.
New Horizons Percussion Forum
North American Saxophone Alliance
The mission of the Alliance is to provide resources for saxophonists at all levels of skill, of all ages and backgrounds, and of varied musical styles by disseminating information about saxophone performance and pedagogy, by providing opportunities for music-making, by fostering and facilitating the creation of new repertoire, by providing a communication network, and by promoting the musical activities of its members.
Percussive Arts Society
The Percussive Arts Society is the world’s largest percussion organization and is considered the central source for information and networking for percussionists and drummers of all ages. Established in 1961 as a non-profit, music service organization, its mission is to promote percussion education, research, performance, and appreciation throughout the world. Today, they are 9,000-members strong with 50 chapters located across the United States, and an additional 24 chapters outside the United States.
Play it for Seniors
Violin Society of America
The Violin Society of America is an organization of people interested in the Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, and their Bows, and the making, restoring, playing, history, acoustics, buying/selling and collecting of these instruments.
World Bass Clarinet Foundation
The aim of the foundation and of their website is to gain broader support for the bass clarinet from musicians, composers and audience. They will be entirely devoted to this immaculate instrument and the music performed with it, mainly as a solo instrument, and in a wider application such as musical groups formed around the bass clarinet.