Membership in CMEA

The Connecticut Music Education Association is a state affiliate of NAfME, The National Association for Music Education. When you join NAfME you automatically become a member of CMEA.

As a member, you will benefit through professional development opportunities, gain access to top-rated music education publications, access festival opportunities for your students and be supporting music education advocacy efforts at the federal, state, and local levels that educate elected officials and other key decision makers about the impact and importance of music education.

CMEA/NAfME members have access to the CMEA NEWS magazine, which is published four times each year and is provided to members digitally through our website and additionally twice in hard copy. You will also receive the NAfME journals, Music Educators Journal and Teaching Music. Membership entitles you to access to the members-only section of the website, discounted registration at our annual In-Service Conference and all other CMEA sponsored workshops, Division and National Conferences. Your membership will also make your students eligible to participate in state, division and national festivals should your school also become an associated school. More information about the School Association Fee can be found here.

Be sure to check out the NAfME Membership Tour to see the many more benefits available to you as a CMEA/NAfME member.

Membership Dues Rates as of July 1st, 2022

Full Active: $140.00
Retired: $70.00
Introductory: $70.00
Collegiate: $40.00

How to Join or Renew

The process for joining CMEA/NAfME or renewing an existing membership occurs using the NAfME website, links on the right will take you there. Make sure to select Connecticut as your state affiliation.

NAfME How-To Join/Renew Tips

Need further assistance with membership? Contact NAfME Member Services at 800-336-3768

Join / Renew

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