Become a member of KCMEA today!

But what's in it for you?

Member Benefits

Professional Development

KCMEA facilitates events throughout the year for music educators to hone their skills.  Our fall conference provides sessions for educators in all levels and disciplines, and our FREE Winter Warm Up conducting sessions help choral and instrumental directors develop their conducting in a masterclass-type setting.


We often forget that our colleagues can offer us incredible support.  KCMEA membership creates opportunity for music educators to meet each other, to share ideas, and to grow together not only professionally, but as a community.


KCMEA wants to help you, as a music educator, and the students you are teaching.  It's why we facilitate a scholarship program for private lessons, it's why we provide you with a list of established private lesson instructors for your students, and it's why we organize Fall Conference, Winter Warm Up, and other professional development opportunities.  

So how do I become a member?


Step One:

Fill out our Google Form.  Any music educator, retired music educator, or future music educator currently living in Kern County is welcome to be a part of our community!


Step Two:

Pay the $30 membership fee (or $15 for collegiate members) via PayPal, or pay in cash in person at the Fall Together event in August or the Fall Conference in September.


Step Three:

Enjoy the perks of your membership: great professional learning opportunities, networking with other music educators in the area, and being a part of a group of people dedicated to taking music education in our schools to the next level.

The man who disparages music as a luxury and non-essential is doing the nation an injury. Music now, more than ever before, is a national need.

Woodrow Wilson

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