Where do I get a membership application?
You can get an application to print off under the "About Us" tab. Follow the links for "Join UGM" to find the application.
What does it cost to be a member of UGM?
Professional private teachers can join UGM for $75 for the first year, and then a renewal rate of $60/year. Studio's with multiple teachers can join for $200 and renew each year for $150/year. A collegiate membership joins and renews for $20/year. Please see our member application for other types of memberships.
What do I get from a membership to UGM?
Your UGM membership includes many benefits. First, it allows you to enroll your students in all of our UGM Contests and Conventions. Second, it give you a free platform to market yourself and your studio through the UGM website. Third, you will receive our UGM Newsletter which is sent out regularly throughout the year. Lastly, it gives you access to a network of other musicians, teachers, and professionals that support you and welcome you to our UGM community.
How do I pay my membership fee?
Your membership application AND fees can be paid online, however, if you do not have a way to pay online or if you prefer to mail them, please contact Oleksey Ivanenko, UGM Treasurer, at Oleksey.Ivanenko@ukraineguild.com.
When are membership fees due?
The UGM fiscal year begins on August 1st and all membership renewals are due by then. Invoices for renewal are sent out in the early summer months.
Will I receive confirmation my fees have been received?
New members receive a welcome letter once your application and dues have been received. Renewing members do not but continue to have access to all of UGM's online member features.
Who can I contact regarding other membership questions?
If you have further questions regarding membership, please contact Clinton Pratt, Membership Chair, at email@example.com