It is now possible to apply, and pay, for TMSA membership online, via Paypal.
We accept most major credit/debit cards and payment takes place on a secure SSL server, protecting your information. Please click on this link if you wish to apply online: Apply Online
If you wish to print out and post your membership application to the TMSA with your payment, you can download a pdf of the membership form here.
If you are visiting a shop or event, please show your valid membership card to prove eligibility. If ordering by phone or internet, please quote your TMSA membership number. To take advantage of the Arnold Clark and Donald Robertson Insurance benefits, please contact TMSA National Office in the first instance.
Under the Government’s Gift Aid scheme, the TMSA can reclaim tax on donations by UK taxpayers. This means that, if you pay tax in the UK, your gift to us (and your subscriptions) can increase by nearly a third – at no extra cost to you.
For example: If you give £10, the Inland Revenue will add £2.50, giving a total of £12.50.
Click here to download/print a Gift Aid form in .pdf format.
Since its foundation in 1966, The Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) has helped to foster and promote Scotland's unique musical traditions. The TMSA encourages both widespread popular participation and individual artistic excellence through a national network of festivals, ceilidhs, concerts and informal sessions, workshops for children and adults, archive projects, and national and local lobbying for resources to support the development of Scottish traditional music.
The TMSA is a membership organisation and anyone can join. Our members include music enthusiasts, festival fans, amateur and professional performers, tutors, event organisers, academics and entire families.
In return for a small annual fee, members receive: