Associations

Amateur Chamber Music Players, Inc.
CMP is a non-profit association that facilitates informal playing and singing by people of all ages and nationalities, beginners to professionals. Our 5,400 members come from every corner of the earth and share one interest: the love of making music with others.
Association of Concert Bands
The purpose of ACB is to encourage and foster adult concert community, municipal, and civic bands and to promote the performance of the highest quality traditional and contemporary literature for band and promotion of bands in the world community.
Canadian Amateur Musicians
CAMMAC is a registered charity devoted to creating opportunities for musicians of all levels to make music together in a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere.
Canadian Music Educators Association
musiceducationonline is a member services intranet and resource sharing site for music teachers, music directors, performers and parents interested in music programs.
Drum Corps Associates
DCA strives to provide performers with stimulating and rewarding social experiences, to provide a competitive outlet for performers, and to entertain and excite the audience.
LuthierBuilt
LuthierBuilt’s central mission is to connect musicians with musical instrument professionals and events worldwide. It is fresh, open, free of in-the-face advertising, and vibrant. It is young and growing. It is on track to become a premier international resource for musicians.
Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association
An international organization formed in 1979 to bring together educators with leaders of the music and entertainment industries to facilitate an exchange of information between educators and practitioners in order to prepare students for careers in the music and entertainment industries.
Music For All Foundation
Music for All is a national music education organization that actively supports music making. Music for All is unique in that it combines programming at a national level with arts education advocacy. Bands of America (BOA) and Orchestra America are programs of Music for All, first founded in 1975, with a heritage in providing spectacular educational experiences and performance events for instrumental music programs and students.
Music Teachers National Association
The mission of Music Teachers National Association is to advance the value of music studey and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.
National Association for Music Education
The only association that addresses all aspects of music education.
National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts
Supporting Lifelong Learning Opportunities in the Arts Throughout the United States for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities are participating in arts education programs that develop aesthetic knowledge and skills, foster personal development and enhance quality of life. These programs awaken a spirit of creativity within everyone no matter their level of ability or artistic potential.
National Music Day
National Music Day is music in the streets, music in your church, music in the cafes, the parks, and wherever you feel like playing.
New Horizons Bands International Association
New Horizons Music programs provide entry points to music making for adults, including those with no musical experience at all and those who were active in school music programs but have been inactive for a long time.
Ontario Music Educators Association
OMEA speaks on behalf of all music educators in Ontario. Why not become a part of that voice?
Percussion Marketing Council
The PMC’s mission is to provide professional marketing and advertising campaigns, programs and activities that bring increased public awareness to drumming, thus increasing the number of people playing all types of drums.
Village Music Circles
Village Music Circles™ brings Rhythm-based events, experiences and trainings to organizations and communities world wide. Village Music Circles is dedicated to facilitating human potential and building strong communities unified through the joyful experience of music.

Music Education and Reference

Discover, Learn and Play

For $10 a month the Dallas School of Music offers access to tons of lessons and materials to help you advance with any instrument.

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The Guitar Site

The GUITAR Site is your one-stop resource for guitars on the web.

Guitar Player World

This website is dedicated to free online guitar lessons for aspiring guitar players of all levels.

Guitar Vision

If you love guitars ,why wrestle with learning guitar music using tablature or sheet music when you can SEE IT, HEAR IT, and then PLAY IT with GuitarVision?

Music Therapy and Health

Alexander Technique Center
The Alexander Technique, a method that has been recognized for one-hundred years as a unique and remarkably-effective technique of mind-body reeducation.
American Music Therapy Association
The mission of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
Harp Therapy Journal
A vehicle for harp therapists, harpists, music therapists, physicians, nurses, researchers, psychologists, physicists, educators and harp music lovers to share ideas and information on the subject.
House Research Institute
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with hearing loss and related disorders. Engaged in the scientific exploration of the auditory system from the ear canal to the cortex of the brain for more than 60 years.
Institute for Music and Neurological Function
The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function’s groundbreaking and internationally recognized programs use music therapy to assist the “awakening and healing” of individuals with a wide range of neurological conditions including strokes, trauma, dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Mind-Body Wellness Center
The Mind-Body Wellness Center is a department of Meadville Medical Center. The Mind-Body Wellness Center has been developed for individuals and their loved-ones who are willing to take an active role in their own well-being or healing process. If you’re interested in working closely with your healthcare team, our programs are for you!
Music For Healing and Transition Program Inc.
Serving the ill and dying with live music to facilitate and promote healing or assist in the life/death transition; Teaching the practice of this service all over the United States; Publishing information, research findings about this unique profession; Providing Continuing Education opportunities for our graduates; Developing affiliations with healing, charitable and educational organizations where this service may be provided by Certified Music Practitioners (CMP).
Musicians on Call
Musicians On Call brings live & recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.
Remo Health Rhythms
Stress reduction, communication, support, quests for wellbeing all begin by discovering your personal rhythm.
Second Half Strategies Creative Aging
To think differently and creatively about the next phase of your life. To explore what is meaningful to you in the second half. To explore “What’s next?”
The Healing Music Organization
Your new edge source for sound and music in the healing arts.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Healthy Lifestyle Program
Increase your ability to cope with stress, better understand the mental and physical effects of stress, and develop skills to minimize the effects of stress on your health. By making simple changes in your daily life, you can improve the overall quality of your mental and physical health.

Forums

Adult Music Student Forum
Established in 1988, AMSF has provided resources and encouragement to adult musicians striving for growth in musical skill and understanding for over 20 years.
Drummer Connection
We’re a FREE Online Drumming Community that is here to allow drummers to share their passion, tips, tricks and experiences with other drummers.
Easy Ear Training
Using technology to take the hard work out of learning music, Easy Ear Training has created a range of iPhone apps and over 200 free articles and tutorials online to help you develop the core listening skills essential for good musicianship.
Piano World
The Most Complete Resource for Piano Information on the Web Information About: Pianos, piano lessons, tuners, dealers, teachers, movers, and more…
The Chamber Music Network
ACMP is a non-profit association that facilitates informal playing and singing by people of all ages and nationalities, beginners to professionals. Our 5,400 members come from every corner of the earth and share one interest: the love of making music with others.