The TMEA Membership year is July 1 through June 30 of the following year.
Active Membership is open to any individual engaged in music education activities or any person who wishes to support music education and the purposes of the Texas Music Educators Association. Payment of prescribed membership dues is required to receive these membership privileges: participation in TMEA activities, including the ability to enter students to a TMEA audition; the right to vote; the right to hold elective office; the right to enter students in any TMEA-sponsored audition and admittance to meetings upon compliance with registration requirement. Each member shall be entitled to receive a subscription to Southwestern Musician. Active Membership in TMEA is $50 annually. Join or Renew.
Only Active members who register for the clinic/convention are eligible for CPE credit from that event.
Only current Active members may receive CPE credit from a TMEA sponsored workshop.
Retired Membership is open to those who have retired from employment related to music education activities. Upon payment of prescribed state dues, the individual shall have the same privileges as Active members except for the right to hold elective office or enter students in any TMEA-sponsored audition. Each member shall be entitled to receive a subscription to Southwestern Musician. Retired Membership in TMEA is $20 annually. Join or Renew.
College Student Membership
College Student Membership is open to individual full-time college students. College Student Membership, upon payment of the prescribed state dues, shall include admittance to TMEA meetings including the annual Clinic/Convention and the right to participate in the activities of the Student Section of the College Division. College Student Membership in TMEA is $25 annually. Join or Renew.
Sustaining Membership is open to organizations including booster clubs and business or other entities, as well as out-of-state colleges and universities. Upon payment of the prescribed state dues, Sustaining Membership shall entitle the organization to a subscription to Southwestern Musician. Sustaining Membership is required for all exhibitors at the annual Clinic/Convention and is $75 annually. Exhibitor information.
Institutional Membership is open to Texas colleges and universities (NOT individuals - see Active Membership for an individual membership) who wish to support TMEA activities by payment of the prescribed dues. Institutional Membership shall include a subscription to Southwestern Musician. Institutional Membership in TMEA is $55 annually. Each college or university must have an Institutional Membership to participate in College Night and the Graduate School Fair at the annual Clinic/Convention. Exhibitor Information.