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Music Research

Resources and research information for music students and faculty.


American Choral Directors Association

A nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote excellence in choral music.

American Federation of Musicians

The largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

American Folklife Center

This unit of the Library of Congress offers much information to give you background on how to fieldwork.

American Musical Instrument Society

Promoting the study of the history, design, and use of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods.

American Musicological Society

Advances research in various fields of music.

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

Membership association for composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers.

American Theatre Organ Society

Dedicated to pursuing a positive difference in conserving and promoting the theatre pipe organ and its music.

Atlanta Federation of Musicians

Website of Local 148-462 of the American Federation of Musicians.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

The leading cultural organization in the Southeast.

Carroll Symphony Orchestra

Serving Carroll County, Georgia.

Georgia Music Educators Association

Provides the free online Georgia Music News.

International Clarinet Association

Supports clarinet performance.

International Society for Music Education

Promotes music education worldwide.

International Trumpet Guild

International nonprofit that promotes communication among trumpet players.

MENC (National Association for Music Education)

Advances music education.

Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg

Nonprofit dedicated to the person and oeuvre of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Music Publishers Association

U.S. organization formed to support and advance compliance with copyright laws, combat copyright infringement, and explore the need for further reform.

Musica International

Choral music resources. It's free after you register.


Directory of classical competitions, festivals, and academic research resources.

Organ Historical Society

International membership society for friends of the organ.

Percussive Arts Society

Promotes information, communication, and education for the percussion community.

Piano Guild

The American College of Musicians/National Guild of Piano Teachers is the largest worldwide nonprofit organization of piano teachers and students.

Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

Works to protect intellectual property rights worldwide and First Amendment rights of artists and music labels.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Library and Archives

World's largest facility devoted to rock music, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Society for Ethnomusicology

Promotes research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods and cultural contexts.

World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles

International organization of wind band conductors, composers, performers, publishers, teachers, instrument makers, and friends of wind music.