chapters & societies

Secondary School Chapters (Ages 18 and under)

Collegiate Chapters (Ages 18 and up)

Jazz Societies

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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 JEN Chapter? JEN Society?

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

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 

 

STEP 1

ORGANIZER

Join/Renew

Chapter or Society

  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.

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

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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.

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