Membership Dues & Convention Fees

TMEA membership year is July 1–June 30. When you join or renew your membership, you can purchase other items and register for the annual convention.

Note: Details on this page are for the current membership year. Dues and fees for the next membership year will be available here May 1, when you can join/renew for that year.

Membership Dues
  • Active: $65
  • Retired: $20
  • College Students: $30
  • 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 Fees

Texas music educators must be active members of TMEA to register for the annual convention.

Early Registration:

Standard Registration:

After January 18, you must register online or onsite at the convention (Information Only form with onsite fees). 

Attendee Type Early Registration
(by Jan. 18)
Standard Registration
(after Jan. 18)
Active Member Early Registration: $70 Standard Registration: $95
Retired Member $20 $20
College Student Member
(free with membership)
$0 $0 (free with membership)
Out-of-State Early Registration: $145 Standard Registration: $170

Convention fees for members and out-of-state registrants are refundable as follows:

  • Refunds must be requested via email to by April 30 (we cannot honor verbal requests). Please indicate whether the refund should go to the member or school district.
  • Refunds will be reduced by a 10% refund fee.

After April 30, no refunds will be processed.

Need Help?

For questions about membership, email Membership Manager Susan Daugherty.