Why Join AOSA?

  • Experience creative musical growth through active participation in local workshops and national conferences.
  • Receive two quarterly publications: The Orff Echo – publishes scholarly and research articles that extend understanding of the Schulwerk and related approaches to music education; and Reverberations – on-line publication containing teaching resources that support classroom applications of the Orff-Schulwerk.
  • Qualify for AOSA sponsored grants and scholarships for professional development or special projects associated with the Orff approach that benefit the music education of children.
  • Gain access to the AOSA video library containing hundreds of professionally produced, informational videos.
  • Save 50% on registration for the annual AOSA professional development conference held each November.
  • Use the Members Only section of the AOSA website including teaching resources, on-line videos, and much more.
  • Form associations with other talented arts educators who continue to see professional renewal and growth in the same atmosphere of playful spontaneity and musical discovery that your students will experience in an Orff Schulwerk classroom.

Join or renew today to take advantage of the rates listed below!

You can now join or renew any time and enjoy member benefits for one year.

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You may also print out a Membership Form and mail to the address printed on the bottom of the form.

Membership Categories

To accommodate the needs of our diverse community, AOSA offers the following membership options:

Category Dues as of July 1, 2012
Regular Membership $85.00
Three-Year Regular Membership $215.00
Student Membership* $25.00
Online Student Membership** FREE
Retired Membership*** $56.00
Music Industry Member $120.00

* Available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students; copy of student ID and proof of full-time status required. (Note: On-line enrollment for Student Membership may not be processed via a mobile device at this time.)
** No subscription to The Orff Echo; available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students; copy of student ID and proof of full-time status required. (Note: Enrollment for On-line Student Membership may not be processed via a mobile device at this time.)
*** Available to those at least age 55 and retired

For all memberships outside of the U.S., an additional $30.00 shipping surcharge will be added for each year purchased to cover international postage charges.

Institutional Subscriptions

Libraries and Institution may purchase subscriptions of The Orff Echo at the following rates.

Type of Subscription Rate
One Copy Subscription $50.00
Two Copy Subscription $80.00
Three Copy Subscription $100.00