More Useful Links

A List of Links

This page is compiled as a resource for music educators. PASMAE is not responsible for the content on these pages. Should you be interested in contacting one of these organizations, please do so directly with the organization and not through PASMAE.

We hope you will find these links useful.


Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

ABRSM is the world’s leading provider of music exams, offering assessments in 93 countries every year. ABRSM’s mission is to inspire achievement in music. In partnership with the Royal Schools of Music, we support high-quality music-making and learning around the world. We offer pathways and resources for learners and teachers that help build musical skills, provide goals and encourage progress.


International Directory of Music and Music Education Institutions

In this on-line edition there are details on the higher music and music education institutions in 223 countries, with material on over 3,100 institutions, giving contact details, the programs they offer, library and museum collections they hold, as well as any unique aspects of their courses or their campuses.


International Music Council

IMC is the world’s leading membership-based professional organisation dedicated to the promotion of the value of music in the lives of all peoples. IMC’s mission is to develop sustainable music sectors worldwide, to create awareness about the value of music, to make music matter throughout the fabric of society, and to uphold basic music rights in all countries.


International Society for Music Education

ISME is present in over 80 countries. ISME is the premier international organisation for music education. ISME respects all kinds of music and all cultures.


Music Teachers National Association (Inc) USA

The mission of Music Teachers National Association is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professionalism of music teachers. The association maintains two subsidiary programs: MTNA Professional Certification Program and the MTNA Foundation Fund. 

NAMM Foundation

International Music Merchants Foundation

The NAMM Foundation represents the generosity and philanthropy of the music products industry. A supporting organization of NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, the NAMM Foundation is funded through trade association activities and donations. Resources available on advocacy for music education.


South African Society for Music Teachers/Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Musiekonderwysers

SASMT is the oldest professional music society in South Africa. Since its inception, it has represented music educators at Universities, Colleges, Schools, Music centres, and in Private practice.


International Journal of Music Education

The International Journal of Music Education (IJME) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the International Society for Music Education (ISME) four times a year. Manuscripts published are scholarly works, representing empirical research in a variety of modalities. They enhance knowledge regarding the teaching and learning of music with a special interest toward an international constituency.

South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation
SANYO is the leader of the youth orchestral movement in the country, inspiring young musicians to pursue the highest standards of musical performance.
The International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA) is a non-governmental organization and official partner of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization UNESCO).

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