Our Affiliations

Whether you're a high school band student or a professional songwriter, national music groups are out there to encourage and support your musical endeavors. Here's a listing of some of the music organizations and other companies that we are affiliated with.

Chambers

Apollo Beach Chamber of Commerce

223 Flamingo Drive
P.O. Box 3686
Apollo Beach, FL 33572
Phone: 813-645-1366
Fax: 813-641-2612

Since 1985 the Apollo Beach Chamber of Commerce has been a force in the SouthShore Business Community. Their over 200 members represent every type and size of SouthShore business from major corporations serving Tampa and the world to entrepreneurs beginning their own enterprise.

Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce

330 Pauls Drive, Suite 100
Brandon, Florida 33511
Phone: 813-689-1221
Fax: 813-689-9440

The Chamber serves as the principal leader for plans, strategies, programs and services benefiting their members by promoting a favorable business climate, quality of life and the orderly growth and development of the community.

Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce

106 N. Evers Street
Plant City, Fl 33563-3330
Phone: 813-754-3707
Fax: 813-752-8793

The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce works for its members and is the leading force in promoting the commercial, industrial, agricultural, and civic interests of Greater Plant City and East Hillsborough County.

See a picture of our December 18th Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 128
Riverview, FL 33568
813-234-5944

The Riverview Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1966, is a not-for-profit organization. The Chamber exists to support local businesses. They also work together to organize many community events throughout the year.

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Local Organizations

ArtsWork in Education (AWE)

402 Office Plaza
Talahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-254-0123
Fax: 850-942-1793

Music Showcase is a leader member of ArtsWork in Education. AWE’s mission is to support statewide candidates who support the continuation and enhancement of fine arts education in Florida’s schools.

Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association

619 Vonderburg Dr.
Brandon, FL 33511
813-685-8888

Established in 1976, Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association is a not-for-profit organization whose members are dedicated to the promotion of the fine arts and civic involvement. Center Place offers cultural enrichment opportunities for all ages through a variety of programs including original art exhibits, art education and the performing arts.

Heather Stump is a member of the board at Center Place.

Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA)

207 Office Plaza Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
800-301-3632

FMEA is a not-for-profit, professional association that serves and supports music educators across Florida.

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Trade and Membership Organizations

American Federation of Musicians (AFM)

1501 Broadway, Suite 600
Paramount Building
New York, NY 10036
212-869-1330

American Federation of Musicians is the largest entertainment organization in the world, serving the needs of more than 100,000 professional musicians across the United States and Canada.

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

800-95-ASCAP

ASCAP is a membership association of more than 120,000 U.S. composers, songwriters and publishers of every kind of music and hundreds of thousands worldwide. ASCAP protects the rights of its members by licensing and distributing royalties for the non-dramatic public performances of their copyrighted works. ASCAP's licensees encompass all who want to perform copyrighted music publicly. ASCAP makes giving and obtaining permission to perform music simple for both creators and users of music.

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)

3340 Peachtree Road, NE
Suite 570
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-261-5151

BMI is an American performing rights organization that represents approximately 300,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music. The non-profit-making company, founded in 1940, collects license fees on behalf of those American creators it represents, as well as thousands of creators from around the world who chose BMI for representation in the United States.

Florida Association For The Education Of Young Children

3026 West Main Street
Tampa, FL 33607
Toll free:1-866-322-6335
Phone: 813-878-9973
Fax 813-878-9978

The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC) is the largest professional organization for people working in the early care and education field in the state of Florida. We are part of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) www.naeyc.org and the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA) www.southernearlychildhood.org.

Gospel Music Association (GMA)

1205 Division St.
Nashville, TN 37203
615-242-0303

Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as a face and voice for the Christian music community. As an umbrella trade organization, the GMA provides an atmosphere in which artists, industry leaders, retail stores, radio stations, concert promoters and local churches can coordinate their efforts for the purpose of benefiting the industry as a whole, while remaining true to the purpose of communicating the gospel message.

Harlu Music Group

3080 N. Civic Center, Suite 43
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: 480-949-8785
Fax: 480-481-0820

Harlu is a group of music retailers dedicated to supplying the tools of music education to students and schools everywhere.

Independent Music Merchants Group (IMMG)

1404 Harrison Avenue NW
Olympia, WA 98502

The Independent Music Merchants Group is a non-profit Association of Musical Instrument Retailers sharing information to improve their stores, their industry, and service to their customers.

International Music Products Association (NAMM)

5790 Armada Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-438-8001

NAMM's mission is to unify, lead, and strengthen the global music products industry and to increase active participation in music-making.

Music Achievement Council (MAC)

5790 Armada Dr.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
800-767-6266

The Music Achievement Council is a non-profit organization of music leaders dedicated to developing and retaining instrumental music students and teachers.

Music Educators National Conference (MENC)

1806 Robert Fulton Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
800-336-3768

MENC's mission is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all Americans.

Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)

441 Vine St., Suite 505
Cincinnati, OH 45202
888-512-5278

The mission of Music Teachers National Association is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers.

National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)

3402 Pico Blvd.
San Monica, CA 90405
310-392-3777

NARAS members include people who work in all aspects of the recording field - best known for the GRAMMY, the organization that does a host of other important educational work in the field of music.

National Association of Band Instrument Manufacturers (NABIN)

38 W. 21st St.
New York, NY 10010-6906
212-924-9175

NABIN supports and encourages active participation in music education and provides a forum for an exchange of industry experience through discussion, study, and publication. Members include most companies who manufacture and distribute band and orchestral instruments, accessories, and published music.

National Association of Professional Band and Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT)

PO Box 51
Normal, IL 61761
309-452-4257

The National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, founded in 1976 is a nonprofit, international, self-governed organization dedicated to technical integrity and professionalism in the craft of repair, restoration and maintenance of band instruments.

National Association of School Music Dealers (NASMD)

4020 McEwen
Suite 105
Dallas, TX 75244-5041
972-233-9107

NASMD is a professional trade association dedicated to sales, rental, and service of band and orchestral instruments, accessories, and published music.

National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts

520 Eighth Avenue
Suite 302
New York, NY 10018
212-268-3337

The National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts aims to make high quality arts education available to every interested child and adult in the United States. Currently, the Guild's membership consists of 330 institutions serving more than 500,000 students in 380 communities in 45 states across the country.

National PTA

541 N Fairbanks Court, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60611-3396
800-307-4PTA (4782)

The mission of the PTA is to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.

National School Boards Association (NSBA)

1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703 838-6722

The National School Boards Association is a not-for-profit Federation of state associations of school boards across the United States. Their mission is to foster excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership.

Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA)

13140 Coit Rd.
Suite 320, LB 120
Dallas, TX 75240
972-233-9107 ext. 204

The Retail Print Music Dealers Association is a professional trade organization founded over twenty years ago to address the special needs and interests of the dynamic print music industry.

The Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA)

PO Box 55930
Little Rock, AR 72215-5930
1-800-305-7322
1-501-221-1648

Since 1948 the Southern Early Childhood Association has brought together preschool, kindergarten, and primary teachers and administrators, caregivers, program directors, and individuals working with and for families, to promote quality care and education for young children.

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA)

P.O. Box 17310
Boulder, CO 80308
888-378-9854

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America. The SAA is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by a staff in Boulder Colorado. With the International Suzuki Association (ISA) and other regional associations, the SAA promotes and supports the spread of Dr. Suzuki’s Talent Education.

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Organizations That Support Music Through Donations

American Music Conference (AMC)

5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: 760-431-9124
Fax: 760-438-7327

AMC is dedicated to promoting the importance of music, music-making and music education to the general public. AMC's goal is to build credibility for music and music education, especially at an early age, and to expand that portion of the population that enjoys and makes its own music.

Metropolitan Opera Guild

70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
212-769-7000

The Metropolitan Opera Guild Education Department offers an innovative network of programs designed to help further music and arts education in schools and communities across the world. By working directly with teachers, parents, and young people, they have created programs that make opera accessible and exciting to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Mr. Holland's Opus

15125 Ventura Blvd, Suite 204
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
818-784-6787

Mr. Holland's Opus is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting instrumental music nationwide.

Music for All (MFA) & Bands of America (BOA)

39 W. Jackson Place
Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: 800-848-2263
Fax: 317-524-6200

Music for All is one of the largest and most influential national music education organizations in support of active music-making. Music for All is committed to expanding the role of music and the arts in education, to heightening the publicís appreciation of the value of music and arts education, and to creating a positive environment for the arts through societal change. Music for All presents more than 30 events annually through its Bands of America and Orchestra America divisions.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

One Key Plaza
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

A stunning piece of daring architecture designed by internationally renowned architect I. M. Pei, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum contains equally remarkable interactive exhibits, films, videos and priceless and poignant artifacts, and serves as host of the permanent Hall of Fame exhibit.

VH1 Save the Music

1515 Broadway, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10036
888-841-4687

VH1 Save the Music is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of education in America's public schools by restoring and supporting music programs nationwide.

 

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Other Affiliations

A Caring Touch Wellness Center

711 E. US Hwy. 92
Seffner, FL 33584
813-849-0023

A Caring Touch Wellness Center focuses on creating a holistic experience for wellness for the body, mind, and spirit. Induldge yourself. Ease your tensions away. Relax in their new facility. You want to look and feel good, so book an appoinment today.

Vovici

45365 Vintage Park Plaza
Suite 250
Dulles, VA 20166
800-787-8755

Vovici (formerly Perseus/WebSurveyor) helps decision-makers in Global 2000 companies, government agencies, and educational institutions leverage customer feedback for business advantage.

Yamaha Corp. of America

6600 Orangethorpe Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90620
714-522-9011

Founded in Japan in 1887, Yamaha is the world's largest full line manufacturer of musical instruments. The American division was established in 1960. Six years later, Yamaha Music Foundation was created and has generated a wide range of music activities throughout global society, including Yamaha music schools, and the Junior Original Concert.

BlackBird Pedalboards

Blackbird Pedalboards combine several unique features that make them the most practical board on the market, while still retaining the eye-catching looks to set it apart. With an eye on customizing, every one of our boards is created with Its user in mind. From color to layout YOU are in control of creating the perfect custom pedalboard.

Kids Wish Network

4060 Louis Ave,
Holiday, Florida 34691
888-918-9004

Official Kids Wish Network Guardian Angel

Giving kids some fun! Music Showcase provided the Kids Wish Network kazoos
for the kids. Check out their web site at www.kidswishnetwork.org and support
a great effort.

"Thank you again for the kazoos for the children, they are just perfect and will bring them so much joy. They just get such a kick out of playing them!"
Audrea Laramee
Kids Wish Network

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