Trial Membership



Develop your Career

Elevate and enhance your professional possibilities. CMS advances your career with

      • the Music Vacancy List — the most comprehensive listing of music positions in higher education
      • mentoring in Academic Careers, Academic Leadership/Administration, and Careers Outside the Academy
      • resources and workshops in music entrepreneurship

Expand your Professional Horizons

  • Network with colleagues active in a wide range of musical disciplines, from across the U.S. and beyond
  • Contribute to the conversation and explore current research, new performances, and innovative pedagogies
  • Attend and present at conferences — regional, national, and international
  • Keep current on important topics through CMS webinars
  • Attend professional development workshops
  • Learn and publish through College Music Symposium, the online journal of The College Music Society
  • Receive discounts on CMS books and monographs, and present your book idea for publication
  • Apply for grants and awards from the CMS Fund
Duration: 6 Months
Price: $20.00

CMS Membership Policy


Kindly note that membership in CMS is for a twelve-month period, available to individuals only, and is non-transferable.


Offline Payment Options

If you do not wish to pay online on the secure server, you may print and mail or fax the following documents with payment:

Membership Application

Membership Renewal