By joining the National Association of Teachers of Singing, you become part of the largest organization of teachers of singing in the world, with 7,000+ members in more than 35 countries. Whether working in independent studios, community schools, elementary and secondary schools, or higher education, NATS members represent the diversity of today’s music landscape, teaching in all vocal styles.


The National Association of Teachers of Singing offers four tiers of membership. These membership tiers are based on age, years of teaching experience, and degrees in the field of singing, teaching of singing, or collaborative piano. Membership is paid at the national level on the national association’s website.

Full Membership


For teachers, coaches, choral directors, and collaborative pianists

Associate Membership


For beginning teachers, coaches, directors, and collaborative pianists

Affiliate Membership


Individuals, institutions, or businesses related to teaching of singing

Student Membership


Enrolled students of singing, teaching, or collaborative piano