chapters & societies

Secondary School Chapters (Ages 18 and under)

Collegiate Chapters (Ages 18 and up)

Jazz Societies


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Annual Dues

Chapter: Secondary School
Chapter: Collegiate/University
Society

Chapter Student Members 

$0 yJEN Annual Dues

Chapter Student Members 

$24 eJEN 

 

Society Members 

$50 JENeral 

 

Benefits

Organizers receive a full JENeral Membership with payment of the chapter/society’s annual dues.

Organizers are eligible to apply for grants to support festivals, workshops and concerts.

Members qualify for a discounted membership rate and special benefits.

Advance notice for Jazz2U grant funding

Advance notice for JENerations Jazz Festival acceptance at the annual conference

Members connect with a global network of students, educators, artists, musicians, and jazz enthusiasts.

Chapter Information: Secondary School (Ages 18 and under)

Chapter Membership Requirement

  • One JENeral Member Director and a minimum of 10 Student Members.
    •  One JENeral Member Director Membership includes JENeral Membership Benefits:
      • Receive JAZZed Magazine – bi-monthly (Currently available only to U.S. Residents)
      • Receive Downbeat Magazine – monthly
      • Eligibility to submit performance and clinic applications (subject to annual appearance guidelines)
      • Eligibility to submit JAZZ2U grant applications
      • Eligibility to serve as a member of the Board of Directors or on the Executive Committee as an Officer
      • Eligibility to serve on Committees
      • Voting rights in all member elections/meetings
      • Receive JEN eNewsletters
      • Full access to Members Only section of the website
      • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
      • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events
  •  Student Memberships include yJEN Membership Benefits:
    • Access to JAZZed Magazine online
    • Access to Downbeat Magazine online
    • Eligibility to receive JEN eNewsletters
    • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
    • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events (Chaperone/registration purchase required for 17 and under.)
    • Guardian signed approval for members 17 and under.
  • JEN Branding – Use provided JEN logo branding in chapter print/media communication and materials

Chapter Student Member Requirements

  • Annual yJEN Membership Enrollment – Student members required to enroll as a yJEN member.
  • Elect a slate of officers and submit to the global JEN organization: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer

JENeral Member Director is eligible to:

  • JAZZ2U Grants – Advance Registration for JAZZ2U grant applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
  • JENeratins Jazz Festival – Advance Registration for JENerations Jazz Festival applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
  • Free Charts
  • Extended Early Bird Discount for the JEN Annual Conference
  • Website Hyperlink – Provide JEN link/listing to your website or Facebook page with appropriate logo provided to JEN
    • Authorization to link your website to JEN with appropriate logo provided by JEN
    • Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
  • Exhibit Tabletop Space option – Eligible to Purchase Tabletop Exhibit space at the Annual Conference
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website.

 

Chapter Information: Collegiate (Ages 18 and up)

Chapter Membership Requirement

  • One JENeral Member Director and a minimum of 10 Student Members.
    •  One JENeral Member Director Membership includes JENeral Membership Benefits:
      • Receive JAZZed Magazine – bi-monthly (Currently available only to U.S. Residents)
      • Receive Downbeat Magazine – monthly
      • Eligibility to submit performance and clinic applications (subject to annual appearance guidelines)
      • Eligibility to submit JAZZ2U grant applications
      • Eligibility to serve as a member of the Board of Directors or on the Executive Committee as an Officer
      • Eligibility to serve on Committees
      • Voting rights in all member elections/meetings
      • Receive JEN eNewsletters
      • Full access to Members Only section of the website
      • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
      • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events
  •  Student Memberships include eJEN Membership Benefits:
    • Access to JazzEd Magazine online
    • Access to Downbeat Magazine online
    • Voting rights in all member elections/meetings only
    • Eligibility to receive JEN eNewsletters and eBlasts
    • Limited access to Members Only section of the website
    • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
    • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events
  • JEN Branding – Use provided JEN logo branding in chapter print/media communication and materials

Chapter Student Member Requirements

  • Annual eJEN Membership Enrollment – Student members required to enroll as a eJEN member.
  • Elect a slate of officers and submit to the global JEN organization: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer

JENeral Member Director is eligible to:

  • JAZZ2U Grants – Advance Registration for JAZZ2U grant applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
  • JENeratins Jazz Festival – Advance Registration for JENerations Jazz Festival applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
  • Free Charts
  • Extended Early Bird Discount for the JEN Annual Conference
  • Website Hyperlink – Provide JEN link/listing to your website or Facebook page with appropriate logo provided to JEN
    • Authorization to link your website to JEN with appropriate logo provided by JEN
    • Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
  • Exhibit Tabletop Space option – Eligible to Purchase Tabletop Exhibit Space at the Annual Conference
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website.

Society Information

Society Membership Requirement

  • One JENeral Member Director/Organizer and a minimum of 10 Society Members.
    •  JENeral Membership Benefits:
      • Receive JAZZed Magazine – bi-monthly (Currently available only to U.S. Residents)
      • Receive Downbeat Magazine – monthly
      • Eligibility to submit performance and clinic applications (subject to annual appearance guidelines)
      • Eligibility to submit JAZZ2U grant applications
      • Eligibility to serve as a member of the Board of Directors or on the Executive Committee as an Officer
      • Eligibility to serve on Committees
      • Voting rights in all member elections/meetings
      • Receive JEN eNewsletters
      • Full access to Members Only section of the website
      • Limited access to leading JEN member educators, industry representatives and artists, both young and old
      • Eligibility to purchase registration to attend all JEN activities and events

 

  • JEN Branding – Use provided JEN logo branding in society print/media communication and materials

JEN Society Member Requirements

  • Annual JENeral Membership Dues – Society members required to purchase JENeral Membership annually.

JENeral Member Director is eligible to:

  • JAZZ2U Grants – Advance Registration for JAZZ2U grant applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
  • JENeratins Jazz Festival – Advance Registration for JENerations Jazz Festival applications (1 month earlier than other like institutions)
  • Free Charts
  • Extended Early Bird Discount for the JEN Annual Conference
  • Website Hyperlink – Provide JEN link/listing to your website or Facebook page with appropriate logo provided to JEN
    • Authorization to link your website to JEN with appropriate logo provided by JEN
    • Note: JEN reserves the right to refuse the posting of any website material based on content appropriateness or other criteria.
  • Exhibit Tabletop Space option – Eligible to Purchase Tabletop Exhibit space at the Annual Conference
    • If exhibiting at Conference, JEN website link from posted Exhibitor Page to your website.

Ready to join?

Want to be a Signature Chapter? Signature Society?

Be one of the first to establish a chapter or society in the Jazz Education Network.

Join before December 15, 2017

Follow the steps below to launch your Signature JEN chapter or society!

Join by October 31, 2017 and receive Early Bird Conference Registration Rates!

STEP 1

ORGANIZER

Join/Renew

Chapter

  1. Click below
  2. Choose Organization account
  3. Select your chapter or society membership

STEP 2

ORGANIZER

Enroll

Submit Officer Names

Number of Members

Information will be shared on the JEN website.

Click below to enroll your chapter or society.

  1. Number of students/members ready to join/renew Chapter or Society.
  2. JEN Office will send an email with a coupon code for Collegiate Chapter or Society members to join/renew. (Please allow 24-48 hours. We’re creating a coupon code just for your chapter.)
  3. Give coupon code to Collegiate Chapter/Society members to join/renew.
  4. Going to the annual JEN Conference? Email the JEN Office and request Early Bird Conference Registration Coupon Codes for your members before October 31. (Only available to JEN Societies or Chapters.)

Secondary School membership is a free yJEN membership. No coupon code needed.

STEP 3

MEMBER

Join/Renew

  1. Click below
  2. Choose INDIVIDUAL account
  3. Select membership level
    • Chapter: Secondary School – Individual yJEN Membership
    • Chapter: Collegiate – Individual eJEN Membership
    • Society – Individual JENeral Membership
  4. Collegiate and Society Members: Use coupon code (ask organizer) at checkout to receive discounted rate.
    • Coupon code only works with appropriate membership level.