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.

There are numerous benefits to joining the RMA – above all, the opportunity to join a rich community of musicians and researchers with which to share new work and discussion. As a member, you will receive:

  • Free printed copy of and online access to the twice-yearly Journal of the Royal Musical Association
  • Free printed copy of and online access to the annual Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle
  • Free monthly e-mail Bulletin, providing up-to-date information about news, events, and other benefits
  • Free online access to the Directory of Members (printout available on request)
  • Free online access to professional advice on subjects including getting published and organizing conferences and Study Days
  • Discounted online access to research, learning, and teaching resources
  • Discounts of up to 20 per cent on publications from a wide range of scholarly publishers
  • Discounted fees for RMA-organized and RMA-supported conferences
  • Eligibility for small research grants for students and those with no access to institutional support, applicable to travel on research or to conferences, or to purchase of research materials

You can join the RMA online today Рsimply click here to see membership bands and apply. If you have questions, or require further information, contact the Membership Development Officer, Katy Hamilton: