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The RMA is the foremost professional association within the subject of music and musicology. Many of the most distinguished musicologists, performers, and composers are members of the RMA, and the Association also does much to support the work of postgraduate music students in universities and conservatoires across the UK.

Subscription Rates

Membership in the RMA runs for the calendar year. Subscription is currently open for the 2017 Calendar Year. Subscription for 2018 will be available from 1 October 2018.

Membership Category (one year)


£ 70.00


£ 35.00


£ 35.00

Low Income (available to anyone earning up to £20,000 a year, including overseas members at current exchange rates)

£ 35.00


£ 105.00

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We need to collect a few basic details to create an account on the RMA website. Once we have created an account you can complete your membership application online.

If you prefer you can complete the Application Form and Payment Options Form off-line and send them with appropriate payment to the address shown on the Application Form.

Student applicants must supply evidence of student status, such as a photocopy of a current student ID. The Retired rate is available to those who will be retired from full-time work at any time during the membership year. The Joint rate is available to any two persons using a single private address ; only one copy of the Newsletter and Journal is provided.

For enquiries, contact:

Executive Officer:

Dr Jeffrey Dean

4 Chandos Road
M21 0ST
United Kingdom

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