ACSO's membership is made up of a dynamic network of organizations, individuals, and businessesLearn more about our membership type and benefits below.

All membership pricing is subject to change. The ACSO Membership Year is October 1-September 30 and is on a calendar renewal cycle for all members.

Organizational Membership Benefits

Orchestras, festivals, chamber orchestras, ensembles, choruses, and non-profit dues are determined primarily by budget size. Click the button below to see the membership tier structure and pricing. 

Don't forget! Benefits apply to all your staff members, board members, volunteers, and musicians.

  • Submit your performances to the Concerts Calendar viewable by the public on the ACSO website
  • Listing in and access to our Orchestra Member Directory
  • Free or discounted rates to all ACSO professional development programs and events, including the Annual Conference
  • Free job postings on ACSO's Career Center
  • Members-only access to Articles, Tools, and Resources, including our archive of On-Demand Webinars
  • Learning opportunities through webinars, regional gatherings, and workshops
  • Real-time networking and co-learning opportunities at our popular Virtual Peer Forums
  • Connection to the field with the bi-monthly ACSO eNEWS, Advocacy Alerts, and ACSO News Feed
  • Access to our professional staff who can provide you with customized research and support
Join/Renew as an Organization

Individual and Student Membership Benefits

For individuals looking to advance their career, deepen their knowledge of orchestra management, or are currently not affiliated with a singular orchestra. It is also for those who wish to make a deeper connection with the classical music field and to make their voice heard by advocating for and supporting its future. Individual membership is $80 per year and individual student membership is $30 per year.

  • Free or discounted rates to all ACSO professional development programs and events, including the Annual Conference
  • Members-only access to Articles, Tools, and Resources, including our archive of On-Demand Webinars
  • Real-time networking and co-learning opportunities at our popular Virtual Peer Forums
  • Learning opportunities through webinars, regional gatherings, and workshops
  • Connection to the field with the bi-monthly ACSO eNEWS, Advocacy Alerts, and ACSO News Feed
  • Access to our professional staff who are here to support you
Join/Renew as an Individual


Business Membership Benefits

ACSO serves a wide and influential array of orchestra leaders. A business membership provides access to these leaders, along with many other benefits. Business membership dues are $399.

  • Listing in our Business Directory
  • Discounts on advertising opportunities in ACSO's digital communications (learn more here)
  • Discounts on exhibition space at our Annual Conference
  • Exposure to orchestra decision-makers through sponsorship of ACSO's conference, programs, and services
  • Excellent networking opportunities and free or discounted rates to many of ACSO professional development programs and events, including the Annual Conference
  • Members-only access to Articles, Tools, and Resources, including our archive of On-Demand Webinars
  • Free job postings on ACSO's Career Center
Join/Renew as a Business