Member Benefits

Why Join TCDA?

To Attend the Annual TCDA Convention

  • Receive continuing education credits through world-class workshops, reading sessions and performances;
  • Meet fellow members and learn new techniques, tips and tricks to enhance classroom skills;
  • Visit over 500 booths in the exhibit hall for new music, fundraising opportunities, tour and travel information, and all-around great shopping;
  • Be inspired, renewed, and have fun in historic San Antonio.

To Receive Publications

  • Texas Sings!, the official magazine of TCDA, published twice annually (current mailing address required);
  • Choral Notes, our bi-weekly newsletter, delivered directly to your inbox (current e-mail address required).

We Offer Scholarships

  • Offered to both university students and professionals.

Financial Planning, Health Plans, Long Term Care Plans, Life Insurance, Dental Plans (individual and family plans available, tailored to you) at competitive rates:

Dan M. Samuel, LUTCF, LTCP
3718 Derby Trail
Round Rock, TX 78681
Phone: 512-343-2277
Fax: 888-655-0222
Cell: 512-659-7101

American Income Life Insurance Company (AILIC) Benefits at No Cost!

  • Through a partnership with AILIC, benefits are provided to members of TCDA. An AIL representative will contact members who return the reply card to arrange a time to review benefits.  Benefits include:

$3,000 Group Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit
Health Services Discount Card
Child Safe Kit
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For Posting on our Job Board - Finding and Posting Jobs for Members

Access to a TCDA Member Directory

We Offer Exhibitor Sustaining Membership Benefits – shared among TCDA, TODA and TBA

Benefits for Exhibiting Sustaining Members:

  • An opportunity to exhibit at the largest Southwest Music Summer Exhibition in the United States;
  • A combined exhibit hall with more than 6000 music educators, translating into more customers for you;
  • Company listing in all three convention programs;
  • Active membership contact information for three associations;
  • Recipient of three associations’ publications;
  • Opportunity to advertise, sponsor and partner with TCDA, TODA and TBA for exposure at convention, workshops and events;