COVID-19 Updates

All in-person TMEA meetings and events are suspended for the remainder of the school year. For the latest updates, go to the COVID-19 Updates page. The information on the COVID-19 webpage supersedes any standard program information presented on this website.

Renew Existing Membership

Become a New TMEA Member

Preregister for Convention

Out-of-State Convention Registration

Member Card & Receipt

Update Member Information

Membership Levels

Membership Benefits

Membership Directory

Ten-Year Membership Report

Over 12,000 music educators throughout Texas are TMEA members. Any person who teaches music or is simply interested in supporting the purposes of TMEA may become a member. Membership offers a variety of benefits, including access to group health insurance, low-cost liability insurance, professional development opportunities, online and printed pedagogical and advocacy resources, and representation by TMEA leaders before our state’s decision makers, including the State Legislature, State Board of Education, and more. Join your colleagues today and support the future of music education in Texas.

How to Join/Renew and Register

Join or renew online using the links to the left. It's the most efficient method. Your email address on your TMEA record is your username.

credit acceptedCredit card types accepted are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

If you are unable to renew or preregister online, you can print this form showing on-site fees to turn into your business office (requires Adobe Reader). Since the deadline has passed, all checks will need to be hand-carried to on-site registration at the higher amount listed below (the After Jan 23 fees).

Membership Dues

Membership Year: July 1–June 30

There are multiple levels of membership. Ensure when you join or renew that your membership level is appropriate for your status either as a student or music teacher.

Membership Dues:
Active: $50
Retired: $20
College Students: $25
Institutional and Sustaining members join through our Exhibitor pages.

Don’t live in Texas? We welcome you to support our organization by becoming an active member. However, to attend the TMEA Clinic/Convention, out-of-state attendees are only required to pay registration fees.

Convention Registration Fees

To attend the annual TMEA Clinic/Convention, music educators living in Texas must be active TMEA members. Convention information

Attendee Type Mail/Fax
Registration Fees

(by December 31)
Online Early
Registration Fees

(by January 23 CST)
Online and On-site
Registration Fees

(after January 23 CST)
Active $60 $60 $80
Retired $20 $20 $20
College Student
(included with membership)
$0 $0 $0
Out-of-State $110 $110 $130
Family of Registrant
(non-music-educator)
$10 $10 $10