- 1 Year Membership: $70
- 1 Year Student Membership: $50
- 1 Year Senior (65+) Membership: $50
Join by Mail or Phone
If you would prefer to join by regular mail or by phone, please see instructions below:
To join by phone, please contact Jay Walters at (651) 251-2810.
To join by mail, click here to download and print the membership form and send to:
American Composers Forum
522 Landmark Center
75 West 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102-1439 USA
Join & Renew
Anyone can join!
As a member of the Forum you are connected to your colleagues and the wider world of new music. You can access a large variety of information for professional composers and find ways to ways to promote your music and your career. By joining the Forum, you join a national network of people devoted to music as a living art.
With over 2,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, you are part of a community that is continually breaking new ground in music and advocating for the professional composer.
Forum members will also receive automatic membership in the Performing Arts Alliance (PAA), a national arts advocacy network of more than 27,000 organizational and individual members comprising the professional, nonprofit performing arts and presenting fields. ACF members receive from PAA periodic email notifications of important arts-related legislation and other national advocacy activities.
Why Become a Member
Although we are primarily a membership network for U.S. composers, we welcome new members who are performers, friends, and supporters of new music from anywhere in the world. There are many benefits to membership:
- Access to more detailed listings on the ACF Opportunities List
- A member profile page on our website
- Ability to post listings on our website Events page
- Ability to post score listings in the New Music USA Online Library
- Access to useful legal and professional development material on the ACF website
- Access to periodic professional development workshops, seminars and networking opportunities
- ACF email newsletter and program alerts
- Automatic Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) membership
- Discounts on Finale® notational software via MusicBarn.com
- 30% discount on physical innova CDs, DVDs, or books purchased through the innova.mu website (current ACF members can click here to request discount code)
- Fiscal agency for commissions, performances and projects (must be approved by the President)
- ACF Members enjoy a discount for the ScoreStreet publishing service (For more information, please visit www.scorestreet.net and read the "Music Publishing 101" feature written by ScoreStreet developer Marc Ostrow.
Join today and become part of a national community devoted to supporting the living composer!