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VMEA Membership

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& Resources

  • Annual Professional Development Conference

  • Elementary Grant Program

  • Annual Large and Small Ensemble Assessments

  • District/Regional/State and National Performance Events

  • Music Educators Journal and Teaching Music

  • VMEA and NAfME websites with resources and links

  • Networking and People-to-People contact

Music Education Advocacy

  • Membership in Coalition for Fine Arts Education

  • VMEA has a Government Relations Chair who acts a voice for music educators, communicating directly with elected officials and monitoring legislative matters affecting VMEA

  • Coordinates important advocacy responses from music educators  


  • Networking

  • Collaborating

  • Aiding colleagues who seek answers or help

  • Mentoring 


  • Tri-M

  • Collegiate Chapters

  • District / Regional / State / National Ensemble

  • Conference Honor Ensembles

  • Assessments 


For about 67 cents per school day, every member gets full access to all of the above membership benefits. In addition, the value of being in a professional community to network, collaborate, and learn is a priceless tool when it comes to offering our students the best in music education. Many teachers fund their dues through their school budget or booster program.

Please do consider becoming a part of the Virginia Music Educators Association. We look forward to serving you and know you’ll find VMEA to be an invaluable resource!

Active Membership


Retired Membership


Collegiate Membership


Friends of VMEA

Learn More About a Tax Deductible Gift to VMEA

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