A. Full Membership: Designed for persons whose professional training and/or experience qualifies them to be teachers of singing or vocal coaches. They must have at least two years' teaching experience and must be members in good standing of the National Association of Teachers of Singing before applying to the chapter. Full members have full voting privileges and may hold office at any level.
B. Associate Membership: Designed for those whose training and/or teaching experience does not yet qualify them for Full Membership, but who may eventually become Full Members, such as graduate students, upper-level undergraduate voice majors and private voice teachers who are still completing their qualifications. Associate Members may vote or hold office at any level.
C. Affiliate Membership: Any person or group that has a close relationship to or interest in vocal pursuits but is not actually engaged in the teaching of voice. This category may include accompanists, coaches, music stores, publishers, interested otolaryngologists and speech therapists, etc. Affiliate members may not vote or hold office at any level.
San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc.represents members of NATS who reside in San Diego County. We offer our local members many opportunities for expanding their teaching knowledge, networking, andenabling their students to participate in competitions, evaluations and master classes.
Yearly membership dues are $35 for Full Members and $30 for Associate and Affiliate Members due by February 1. NOTE: Chapter dues are paid via www.NATS.org website, as the San Diego Chapter cannot accept payment directly. You must be a member of the National Organization before joining a chapter.
Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions about membership/payment to the chapter.