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AMS Chapters

Fifteen regional chapters are associated with the AMS. Their programs are announced via at the AMS Community Calendar, the AMS Newsletter, the AMS Announcement Bulletin Board, and their independent web sites. AMS members are enrolled in their regional chapter by default upon joining.

Chapter Websites


Current Chapter Officers

Which chapter covers which region? View chapters by zip codes, or click on the map below.


The AMS Chapter Fund financially supports activities of AMS Chapters. Please follow the guidelines carefully when submitting a funding request.

AMS Chapters each elect one representative to AMS Council. The term of this office is set by AMS Council (not the chapter) and lasts three years (August to July). Representatives may not be elected to succeed themselves. (By-laws, IV.A.)

AMS Chapters also elect two student members to AMS Council. They are students in doctoral programs in any field of musical scholarship. (Student members are ineligible to participate in voting by the Council.) Student members serve overlapping terms of two years (August to July). One student is elected or chosen in each Chapter each year. Representatives may not be elected to succeed themselves. (By-laws, IV.A.2) Student Chapter representatives to AMS Council are eligible for travel subsidy from the AMS office (see the Chapter Fund Guidelines for details). Student Chapter representatives must complete a reimbursement form (available via the Chapter Fund web page) and submit to the appropriate Chapter officer in order to receive AMS travel subsidy.

AMS Chapter administrators are requested to report financial and administrative activities as follows:

  • Papers read at Chapter meetings: send details (author, institutional affiliation or city of residence, title of paper, date of meeting) to the AMS office as soon as possible after each meeting takes place. In the past, papers read in the previous academic year have been published each February in the AMS Newsletter. Going forward, chapter papers will be published via the website.
  • Annual reports: Financial and administrative data reports are due May 31 each year and may be obtained by the following links:
  • AMS Chapter officers gather for a breakfast meeting each year at the AMS Annual Meeting on Friday morning.

Chapter secretaries and administrators may request an updated chapter membership list at any time by contacting Katie VanDerMeer.

Send questions and updates regarding AMS Chapters to Katie VanDerMeer at the AMS office.