The following dues structure is in place through September 30. Choose Regular or Supporting option at the bottom of the page:
REGULAR MEMBERSHIP LEVELS
Regular I - Music Staff in congregations fewer than 150 members - $110
Regular II - Music Staff in congregations with 150–299 members - $120
Regular III - Music Staff in congregations with 300–499 members - $130
Regular IV - Music Staff in congregations with 500 or more members - $140
May include but not limited to Music Director, Adult Choir Director, Children’s/Youth Choir Director, Handbell/Chimes Director, Other Ensemble Director, Music Coordinator, Organist, Pianist, Accompanist.
To look up size: UUA online directory. Canadian congregation lookup.
Regular Membership is transferable within congregation. If one qualifies as a Regular member one must join as such.
SUPPORTING MEMBERSHIP LEVEL
Supporting - $50
May include but not limited to Choir Member, Section Leader, Music/ Worship Committee, Soloist, Troubadour, Composer/Arranger/Lyricist, Retired Music Staff, Minister/Clergy, DRE or equivalent, Church Member )
Supporting Membership is not transferable.
On October 1, the dues structure will change to the following:
1. REGULAR MEMBERSHIP LEVELS (voting)
Regular I - $150 - for paid music staff engaged in full-time employment (1.0 FTE)
Regular II - $125 - for music staff paid for at least ¾ time (.75 FTE) but less than full time (1.0 FTE)
Regular III - $110 - for music staff paid for at least 1/2 time (.5 FTE) but less than ¾ time (.75 FTE)
Regular IV - $90 - for music staff paid for less than 1/2 time (<.5 FTE)—Note that this includes ALL unpaid music staff regardless of hours worked
Lifetime membership - $3000 or $200/year for 15 years (in lieu of above Regular membership dues)
Team membership - $50/person - available to additional music staff, paid or unpaid. Must be in conjunction with purchase of ONE membership at any of the Regular Levels I-IV or Lifetime Membership who are currently serving the congregation.(Congregations unable to meet this fee level may apply for funding assistance)
Professional - $80 - for music professionals and leaders who are unaffiliated with a specific congregation (freelance musicians/troubadours, composers, etc.) and retired program directors
2. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (voting)
Associate membership - $75 - for ministry professionals of other UUA professional organizations (UUMA, LREDA, UUAMP, etc.)
3. AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP (non-voting)
Affiliate membership - $50 - those who wish to support the work and mission of the Association for Unitarian Universalist Music Ministries