Welcome to the SCSBOA! Whether you are new or returning, we encourage you to become a member of the SCSBOA and get involved! This year marks the 86th anniversary of the SCSBOA! Membership is valid through June 30, 2024.


  • Full Voting Rights
  • Can Hold Office


  • Full Voting Rights
  • Can Hold Office


  • No Voting Rights
  • Cannot Hold Office

Membership Classifications

Active Membership in the SCSBOA shall be open to anyone wishing to have a professional association with instrumental music education in the counties of Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Active members shall enjoy the full rights and privileges of SCSBOA membership.

Honorary Life Membership (HLM) in the SCSBOA shall be conferred upon individuals selected by a two-thirds vote of the SCSBOA Board of Directors. Person(s) thus chosen shall be selected for significant contributions to instrumental music education and the SCSBOA. Honorary Life Members shall be entitled to full rights of Active Membership of the SCSBOA including the right to hold office. HLM’s shall pay no dues.

Retired Membership shall be open to those who have held Active membership in the SCSBOA for 10 or more years, are 55 years of age or over and who are no longer teaching music in schools. Retired Members shall enjoy the full rights and privileges of Active membership. Dues of Retired Members shall be 50% of the dues of Active Members.

Student Membership in the SCSBOA shall be open to undergraduate instrumental music students in college. Student members will have limited membership privileges. They shall be excluded from the right to vote, to hold office, or to act in any official SCSBOA capacity without approval of the SCSBOA Board.

Register & Pay for Membership

This form is a combined Membership Registration as well as our annual Professional Development Conference Registration. Take advantage of the Early Bird Conference Registration pricing by signing up today! You can also make a donation to the SCSBOA Scholarship Fund which goes directly back to students in Southern California!

Note: Due to school district firewalls, it is highly recommended that you use a non-district email address when registering. The email entered below will serve as your SCSBOA website username.