The British Columbia Music Educators' Association is a Provincial Specialist Association of the B.C. Teachers' Federation. Members are music educators in British Columbia, Canada as well as others with an interest in music education.
The British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE) aims to advance the study, practice, documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music and dance, including folk, popular, classical, urban, and other genres, of all countries.
Main focus is the exploration and development of opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through the JUNO Awards, Canadian Music Hall of Fame and MusiCounts, Canadas music education charity.
The Canadian Band Association is a national organization representing and supporting school, university, military and community bands, band directors, students, parents, administrators, the music industry, composers, arrangers and all those interested in bands and band music across Canada.
Professional organization serving to negotiate fair agreements for Canadian members, protect ownership of recorded music, secure benefits such as health care and pension for membership, and actively lobby legislators on copyright reform and other matters of interest to professional musicians living and working in Canada.
The International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) is an international organization established to promote inquiry, scholarship and analysis in the area of popular music. Founded in 1981, IASPM has grown into an international network. On national and international levels, the organization’s activities include conferences, publications and research projects designed to advance an understanding of popular music and the processes involved in its production and consumption.
A non-profit society dedicated to providing information, education, funding, advocacy, awareness and networking opportunities to nurture, develop and promote the spirit, growth, and sustainability of the BC Music community.
The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music is dedicated to the study and performance of seventeenth-century music and related arts. The Society currently includes more than 250 members and over two hundred additional international subscribers to its electronic newslist.