Membership Categories

Complete a Membership Application by mail or join now online
Below are the membership categories of the Association of Concert Bands and some of the benefits

 

Student Individual Family Life Organization Corporate
Dues $15* $40 $55** $1,000*** $65**** $150
Membership Card

X

X

X

X

X

X

Certificate of Membership

 

 

 

X

X

 

ACB Journal Electronic only

X

X

X

X

X

Periodic Informational Mailings

X

X

X

X

X

X

Voting Privileges

X

X

X

X

X

X

Annual Convention

note:

ACB Membership fees do not cover
convention registration
or associated expenses

X

X

X

X

May send 4 members

at
member
rate.

 Bands may apply to perform

Exhibition
 opportunities

Access to Members Area of website

X

X

X

X

X

X

Life Member Meetings and Events

 

 

 

X

 

 

Add Blanket Performance License

 

 

 

 

X

must meet criteria

 

One use of our mailing list

 

 

 

 

 

X

Advertising Discount

X

X

X

X

X

X

Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music Discount

X

X

X

X

X

 
NAXOS Music Library Streaming Service

X

X

X

X

   

 

*Students must present a valid student ID from an accredited institution 
**Family members must reside at the same address 
*** Life membership may be made in 4 payments of $250 or one payment of $1,000 
****Organizational Membership for Bands and Instrumental Ensembles

ASCAP/BMI BLANKET PERFORMANCE LICENSE CRITERIA (ADD $225)

  1. Dues-paying member of the ACB
  2. Annual gross ticket sales of less than $50,000;
  3. Annual operating budget of less than $50,000; and,
  4. No outstanding dues owed to ASCAP/BMI
  5. Ensembles functioning as a concert band (such as a community band, wind ensemble, brass band).

HERITAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BAND MUSIC

Our members are able to purchase access to the Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music for $5 when they join or renew their dues. For more information see here.

NAXOS MUSIC LIBRARY (NML) MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE

ACB Individual, Student, Family, and Life members are able to obtain ID and Password for free NML Music Streaming. For more information see here

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • International members must pay additional postage in order to receive the ACB Journal via Postal Service.
  • Half year for half price promotion begins July 1 for new members.
    • Please note that organizations joining during the half price period and signing up for the ACB Blanket License must pay the full Blanket License fee. The ACB membership fee is reduced but licensing is full year only.