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Updated: 5/16/11



This list contains associations/organizations located in the 214 • 469 • 682 • 817 • 940 • 972 area codes.

The Carter Albrecht Music Foundation ~ 2
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 608-0073
Ken Albrecht
Organizations/Associations

Allegro Guitar Society of Dallas
Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd., No.15, Dallas, TX 75219
(888) 553-7387
Christopher McGuire, Artistic Director/President; Anne Oncken,Executive Director
Organizations/Associations

American Federation of Musicians, Local 72-147 • Fort Worth / Dallas ~ 2
1939 Stadium Oaks Court, Suite 110, Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 469-6040; (800) 635-0072
Raymond Hair, Jr., President; Kenneth Krause, Secretary-Treasurer
Unions

American Federation of Musicians, Local 375-703 • Oklahoma City
1330 North Classen, Suite 102, Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 231-2809
Joe Settlemires, President; Dan Watters, Secretary / Treasurer
Unions

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
15110 Dallas Parkway, Suite 100A, Dallas, TX 75248-4663
(214) 363-8300; (212) 532-0800 New York
Brent Anderson, President; Jack O'Donnell, Vice-President
Unions

Arts Council Northeast
P.O. Box 210816, Bedford, TX 76095-7816
(817) 283-3406
Bobbie McFarland, Office Manager
R&B
Organizations/Associations

Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County
1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 732-2360
C.J. Reynolds, Executive Vice President
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Balch Springs Visual & Performing Arts Alliance
P. O. Box 800695, Balch Springs, TX 75180
(972) 557-1555
Sandra Wood, Artistic Director
Organizations/Associations • Private music schools or instruction

Big D Creative
3400 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 760-8862; (800) 707-1008
Curt Green, Co-founder; Peter Salaverry, Co-founder
Art/Creative studios • Organizations/Associations

Big Thought ~ 2
2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 550, Dallas, TX 75219-4082
(214) 520-9988
Giselle Antoni, Executive Director; Laura Orange, Creative Specialist; Patti Edwards, Artist Manager
Classical, Folk/Acoustic
Organizations/Associations

Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.
650 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 743-2440; (214) 743-2449
Curtis King, Founder and President
Christian/Gospel, R&B
Organizations/Associations

Bleuer Foundation For Musical Opportunities • Dallas School of Music
2650 Midway Road, Suite 204, Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 380-8050
Robert Lawrence, President; Tamalyn Lawrence, Associate, Vice President
Classical, Jazz
Organizations/Associations • Private music schools or instruction

The Blue Shoe Project ~ 2
P.O. Box 1375, Colleyville, TX 76034
(817) 689-2416
Mike Dyson, President
Blues, Children's
Private music schools or instruction • Organizations/Associations

Bluegrass Heritage Foundation
P.O. Box 25032, Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 918-0010
Alan W. Tompkins, President
Bluegrass
Organizations/Associations

Bradetich Foundation
1155 Union Circle, No. 310143, Denton, TX 76203
(949) 285-7522
Jeffrey Bradetich, Founder; Tammy Jo Leonard, Executive Director
Classical, Jazz
Organizations/Associations

Business Council for the Arts
13455 Noel Road, Suite 420, Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 991-8300
Katherine Wagner, C.E.O.; Connie Schroeder, Director of Finance; Katherine Garner, Director of Membership
Organizations/Associations

Chamber Music International ~ 2
P.O. Box 140092, Dallas, TX 75214
(972) 385-7267
Maggie Bauer; Philip Lewis, Artistic Director
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Children's Chorus of Colin County
P.O. Box 251328, Plano, TX 75025
(972) 941-9600
Russ Porter, Executive Director
Organizations/Associations

Van Cliburn Foundation ~ 2
2525 Ridgmar Blvd., Suite 307, Fort Worth, TX 76116
(817) 738-6536
David Chambless Worters, President & CEO; Carla Kemp Thompson, Cliburn Chairman of the Board; Maggie Estes, Director of Marketing; Shields-Collins Bray, Artistic Director of Special Programs
Classical
Organizations/Associations • Artist management • Concert and event production • Television programming

DFW International
12830 Hillcrest Road, Suite D218, Dallas, TX 75230-1550
(972) 661-2764
Anne Marie Weiss-Armush, President
Folk/Acoustic, World Beat
Organizations/Associations

DFW Master Songwriting Sessions
Flower Mound, TX 75028-4825
(972) 317-2760; (817) 735-2603
Mary Dawson; Neely Reynolds; Trulin Elsesser; Wayne Cook
Organizations/Associations • Private music schools or instruction

Dallas Bach Society
P.O. Box 140201, Dallas, TX 75214-0201
(214) 320-8700
Rachel Fitzgerald, Executive Director; James Richman, Artistic Director
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. ~ 2
2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 650, Dallas, TX 75201-6709
(214) 954-9925
Michael D. Riley, Chief Operating; Becki Howard, Booking Assistant
Classical, Jazz
Organizations/Associations

Dallas Chamber Music
2711 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75226
(972) 392-3267; (214) 370-8538
LaNell Armour, General Manager; Candace Bawcombe, Artistic Director
Classical
Concert and event production • Organizations/Associations

Dallas Folk Music Society
1507 Cliffwood Road, Euless, TX 76013
(817) 283-5331
Laura Cocharo-Bachman
Bluegrass, Folk/Acoustic
Organizations/Associations

Dallas Frohsinn Singing Society
3600 Jackson Drive, McKinney, TX 75070
(972) 529-5664
Joe Fodor, President; Jerry Bluhm; Horst Horn, Treasurer; Phil Faulkner
Folk/Acoustic, German
Organizations/Associations

Dallas Music Networking Group
10505 Wyatt Street, Dallas, TX 75218-2356
(469) 556-8795
Heather Garrison, Owner
Country, Rock
Organizations/Associations

City of Dallas • Office of Cultural Affairs
1925 Elm Street, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 670-4081; (214) 670-3996
Kristina Elizondo, Cultural Affairs Manager; Gwen Taylor, Business Manager; Pat Barrett, Coordinator
Classical, Jazz
Concert halls/Performing arts centers • Organizations/Associations

Dallas Songwriters Association
Sammons Center for the Arts • 3630 Harry Hines Blvd. • Box 20, Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 750-0916; (214) 691-5318
Steve Morgan, President; Barbara McMillen, Founding President Emeritus; Buck Morgan, Public Relations; Sherrie Davis, Song Contest Director
Organizations/Associations • Annual events

Denton Arts & Jazz Festival
P. O. Box 2104, Denton, TX 76202
(940) 565-0931
Carol Short, Director; Ray Hair, DFW Musicians Union
Jazz, R&B
Organizations/Associations

Denton Main Street
215 East McKinney Street, Denton, TX 76201-4229
(940) 349-8529
Christine Gossett, Marketing Specialist; Julie Glover, Main Street Manager; Alison Ortowski, Main Street Assistant
Organizations/Associations

Entertainment Series of Irving
P.O. Box 154336, Irving, TX 75015
(972) 253-1383; (972) 252-3838
Marlene Steward, President; Mary Higbie, Assistant Director
Big Band, Classical
Organizations/Associations

Filipino Folk Arts Theater
3198 Royal Lane, Suite 106, Dallas, TX 75229-3794
(214) 350-5554; (214) 325-8121
Zonia Elvas Velasco, Executive Director
Filipino/Asian/Pacific Island
Organizations/Associations

The 500, Inc.
3530 Forest Lane, Suite 289, Dallas, TX 75234-7990
(214) 565-0200 ext. 100
Tammi Hennegan, Development Director; Matt Wood, Art Fest Director
Blues, Jazz
Organizations/Associations

Flying Musicians Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 2201, Grapevine, TX 76099
(817) 501-3641; (817) 201-9654
John Zapp; Aileen Hummel, Vice-President
Organizations/Associations

Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
P.O. Box 821954, Fort Worth, TX 76182
(817) 498-0363; (888) 553-7387
Christopher McGuire, Artistic Director/President; Anne Oncken, Executive Director; Sandra Eddy
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Fort Worth Jazz Society
P.O. Box 15433, Fort Worth, TX 76119-5433
(817) 536-2392
Mrs. M.W. Johnson, Membership Chairperson; Mrs. Frenchel Bolton, President
Jazz
Organizations/Associations

Fort Worth Songwriters Association
P.O. Box 162443
Fort Worth, TX 76161
(817) 295-5934; (817) 713-2945
info [at] fortworthsongwriters.com

John Terry, President; Rick Tate, Treasurer; Rob Owen, Vice President
Organizations/Associations • Music business consultants • Publicists • Monthly publications
Austin Songwriters Group; Dallas Songwriters Association; Nashville Songwriters Association
Established: 1992
Fort Worth Songwriters' Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit Corporation organized exclusively for the education of persons in the craft of songwriting, music, and related topics: the preservation of songwriting and original music as a viable art form; and songwriters as artists and artisans to the community and the world; the networking of songwriters, musicians, and interested persons to socialize, recognize and advance themselves, their talents, and music and songwriting in general; and to undertake any activities which assist in the establishment, promotion, preservation and presentation of songwriters, music, and songwriting. Some of the services we offer are workshops, weekly open mics, invitational showcases, web pages for our members, monthly newsletters, song critiques and song contests.

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association
330 East Fourth Street, Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 665-6500 ext. 102; (817) 665-6600
David Hadlock, Vice President of Marketing; Sheila Layne
Classical, Pop
Organizations/Associations

Gospel Music Artists Association
P.O. Box 8903, Greenville, TX 75404
(972) 226-5902
Wayne Delk; Cheryl Mays; Pat Jones
Christian/Gospel
Organizations/Associations

Graham Concert Association
P.O. Box 1240, Graham, TX 76450
(940) 549-4520; (940) 549-2296
Rubyetta Cain, Program Chairman; Nann Hale, President; Jean Bettis, Auditorium Manager; Alyce Bradshaw, Membership
Classical, Jazz
Organizations/Associations

Grand Prairie Arts Council
P.O. Box 531613, Grand Prairie, TX 75053
(972) 642-2787
Libby Clawson, Executive Director
Folk/Acoustic
Organizations/Associations

Greater Denton Arts Council
400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201-4222
(940) 382-2787
Margaret Chalfant, Executive Director
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Harmonica Organization of Texas • HOOT • Austin, Inc.
1712 Norris Drive, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 916-9533
Dan Ruppa
Bluegrass, Blues
Organizations/Associations

I.A.T.S.E. Local 127 • Dallas
2710 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 742-4741
Marilyn G. Owens, President; Carl Labry, Business Agent
Unions • Staging/Stage construction

I.A.T.S.E. Local 126 • Fort Worth
P.O. Box 185178, Fort Worth, TX 76181-0178
(817) 929-1926
Dale Domm, Business Agent
Unions • Staging/Stage construction

India Association of North Texas
777 South Central Expwy., Suite 7-C, Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 234-4268
Atul Khara; Hari Patro, President-Elect
Indian
Organizations/Associations

International Association of Assembly Managers • IAAM
635 Fritz Drive, Coppell, TX 75019-4442
(972) 906-7441; (800) 935-4226
Dexter King, CFE / Executive Director
Organizations/Associations

Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204-5757
(214) 671-0050; (214) 671-0051
Alejandrina Drew, General Manager; Drema Chavez, Cultural Programs Coordinator; Irasema Romero, Media & Development Coordinator; Bianca Ferrer, Event Coordinator
Regional Mexican, Tejano
Organizations/Associations • Concert halls/Performing arts centers • Private music schools or instruction

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society
2624 Quail Ridge, Irving, TX 75060
(972) 986-6371
Joe Morgan
Folk/Acoustic
Organizations/Associations

Media Communications Association, Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter • Pennsmith HD ~ 2
411 West Arapaho, Suite 150, Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 744-4027
Jeff Moshier
Organizations/Associations • Video production

Millhouse Entertainment
P.O. Box 221, Coppell, TX 75019
(469) 544-9022
Mildred L. Batts, CEO/Founder
Organizations/Associations

Music Feeds People
2626 West Walnut No. 210, Garland, TX 75042
(214) 364-4834
Sydney Libertine, Founder; Ron Crabtree, Founder
Organizations/Associations

Music Theatre of Denton
P.O. Box 3094, Denton, TX 76202
(940) 381-3562
David Pierce
Classical, Pop
Organizations/Associations

Nashville Songwriters Association International • NSAI Collin College Student Chapter 2
Frisco, TX
(972) 377-1742
Professor Jimmy Wallace, Coordinator
Organizations/Associations

Nashville Songwriters Association International • NSAI Dallas / Forth Worth Chapter 2
Fort Worth, TX
(817) 917-0120
Claudine Jackson, Coordinator
Organizations/Associations

Nashville Songwriters Association International • NSAI North Texas Chapter
7507 Mullins Drive, Plano, TX 75205
(972) 517-4565
Sam Moore, Coordinator
Organizations/Associations

National Accordion Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 940165, Plano, TX 75094-0165
(972) 270-0770; (214) 938-5984
Dr. Norman N. Seaton, President
Folk/Acoustic, Polka
Organizations/Associations • Music instruction materials

National Association of School Music Dealers ~ 2
14070 Proton Road, Suite 100, LB9, Dallas, TX 75244
(972) 233-9107 ext. 204
Madeleine Crouch, Executive Secretary
Organizations/Associations

National Piano Foundation • Piano Manufacturers Association International
14070 Proton Road, Suite 100, LB 9, Dallas, TX 75244-3601
(972) 233-9107
Madeleine Crouch, Executive Director; Brenda Dillon
Organizations/Associations

The North Texas Blues Society 2
P.O. Box 50114, Denton, TX 76206
(940) 243-0006
Sandra Hall, President and Founder
Blues
Organizations/Associations

North Texas Music Foundation
P.O. Box 852648, Richardson, TX 75085-2648
(972) 480-8704
Rita Webb, Project Director (Ranger Rita); John Bass, President
Country, Cowboy/Western, Folk/Acoustic
Organizations/Associations

Percussive Arts Society Texas Chapter
624 Alexander Road, Stephenville, TX 76401
(254) 965-5799
Larry Lawless, Chapter President; Tom Burritt, Chapter Vice-President; Genaro Gonzalez, Chapter Treasurer; John Lane, Chapter Secretary
Classical, World Beat
Organizations/Associations

Piano Technicians Guild, Dallas Chapter
7110 Forney Road, Dallas, TX 75227
(214) 381-0212
Leon Speir, RPT
Organizations/Associations • Musical instruments-Repair

Punch Family Foundation
P.O. Box 710656, Dallas, TX 75371
(214) 823-4269
Gayle Punch, President / CEO; Olivia Mitchell, First Vice President; Claude Maples, Second Vice President; Daryl Chambers, Treasurer
Children's, Classical
Organizations/Associations

RIAA • Recording Industry Association of America, Inc.
P.O. Box 185788, Fort Worth, TX 76181-0788
(817) 633-1286
Aaron Aguilar, Supervisor of Investigations, Investigator; Raul Murillo; Chauncie LaRoe; Eric Burleson
Organizations/Associations

Red River Bluegrass Music Club
805 North Third Street, Iowa Park, TX 76367-1556
(940) 592-2237
Jake Jacobi
Bluegrass
Organizations/Associations • Private music schools or instruction

Richardson Music Teachers Association
1406 Meadow View Drive, Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 690-1912
Laura Seale, Membership Vice President; Suzanne Taitte, Placement Chairman; Jean Sallee, President
Organizations/Associations

Rose Marine Theater • Latin Arts Association
1440 North Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76106
(817) 624-8333
Cathy Hernandez, Executive Director
Concert halls/Performing arts centers • Organizations/Associations

Society of Professional Audio Recording Services (SPARS) ~ 2
P.O. Box 606, Palacios, TX 77465-0606
(800) 771-7727
Paul Christensen, Executive Director
Organizations/Associations

Southern Gospel Music Association of Texas
P.O. Box 570645, Dallas, TX 75357-0645
(214) 327-8513
Tom Ellis, CEO of SGMA of TX; Regina Bestul, President
Christian/Gospel
Organizations/Associations

Southwest Celtic Music Association
1920 Abrams Parkway, No. 382, Dallas, TX 75214-6218
(214) 821-4173
Sheri Bush, President; Bob Moore, Ceili Calendar Editor; Denne Sweeney, Ceili Newsletter Editor; Lybo Buchonon, Secretary
Folk/Acoustic, Celtic
Organizations/Associations • Annual events

TITAS • Texas International Theatrical Arts Society
2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 650, Dallas, TX 75201-6709
(214) 528-6112; (214) 528-5576
Charles Santos, Executive Director; Sharron Morgan, Director of Box Office Services; Kelly Corley, Director of Finance; Scott Rozsa, Marketing Manager
Jazz, World Beat
Organizations/Associations • Promoters

Texas Association For Symphony Orchestras
8039 Westover Drive, Dallas, TX 75231
(325) 672-3051
Deborah Brown, President;
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Texas Association of Film/Tape Professionals
4819 Woodall Street, Dallas, TX 75247
(214) 451-0023 ext. 223; (888) 630-7373
Sabra Young, Office Manager
Organizations/Associations • Publications/Journals

Texas Blues Association
8926 Daytonia Avenue, Dallas, TX 75218
(972) 533-6947
David Montgomery, President
Blues
Organizations/Associations

Texas Drums Community • Drums Not Guns
820 Wayne Street, Dallas, TX 75223
(214) 823-3786; (214) 777-3786
Happy Shel Weisman, Founder; Michael Kenny, President
World Beat
Organizations/Associations • Music camps • Musical instruments-Retail

Texas Flute Society
P.O. Box 54202, Hurst, TX 76054
(214) 727-5508
Meg Griffith, President; Larry Bailey, Membership Chairman
Classical, Jazz,
Organizations/Associations • Music camps

Texas Gospel Music Museum and Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 211, Arlington, TX 76004
(214) 934-5983
Randy C. Wills, Board of Directors
Christian/Gospel
Organizations/Associations

Texas Instruments Internet Audio Group
8505 Forest Lane, No. 8634, Dallas, TX 75243
(972) 995-2011
Stephanie Groswirt
Organizations/Associations

Texas International Music Association • TIMA Records ~ 2
306 Leslie Lane, Irving, TX 75060
(972) 254-6955; (817) 868-0307
Roland Wright, CEO; Roland Wright, President; Holly Cammerdiener
Christian/Gospel, Country
Organizations/Associations • Record labels • Music publishers • Video production

Texas Music Cares ~ 2
705 Raymond Street, Bowie, TX 76230
(940) 872-4944; (940) 366-2173
Dillon Steen, CEO / Director of Events; Kim Barton, COO / Director of Sponsorships; Lisa Dayhoff, CFO / Director of Public Relations
Country, Rock
Organizations/Associations

Texas Music Project
1009 Woodbriar Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051-3079
(214) 878-1504; (817) 329-2039
Michael Clay, Co-Founder and Executive Director
Organizations/Associations • Music business consultants

Texas Music Teachers Association
P.O. Box 831730, Richardson, TX 75083-1730
(512) 927-7356
Christiana Clark, Office Manager
Organizations/Associations

Texas Private School Music Educators Association
P.O. Box 331778, Fort Worth, TX 76163-1778
(817) 361-0027
Ron Matthews, Executive Director
Organizations/Associations

Texas R&B / Hip-Hop Music Association, Inc.
8954 Cartagena Plaza, Suite A, Dallas, TX 75228
(214) 405-3630; (214) 327-3349
Johnny Jefferson, Chairman; Arthur Lester, President; A.J. Houston, Vice President; Carolyn Marks, Treasurer
R&B, Rap/Hip Hop
Organizations/Associations • Annual events • Music business consultants

Texas State Historical Association
1155 Union Circle, No. 311580, Denton, TX 76203-5017
(940) 369-5200; (940) 369-5248
Laurie E. Jasinski, Research Editor; Ann T. Smith, Data Management Editor
Organizations/Associations

The Texas Steel Guitar Association
2500 West Henderson, Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 558-3481
Albert Talley
Big Band, Cowboy/Western
Organizations/Associations • Music instruction materials • Musical instruments-Manufacturers

Texas Winds Musical Outreach, Inc.
7038 Hunters Ridge Drive, Dallas, TX 75248-5514
(972) 386-8380
Catherine Barr, Executive Director; Laura Irvin
Classical
Organizations/Associations • Music therapy

University of North Texas T.U.B.A. Chapter
Denton, TX 76209
(936) 537-0070
Lauren Veronie, President; Ryan McGeorge, Vice President; Mark Nichols, Secretary / Treasurer
Organizations/Associations

Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial Scholarship Fund
5500 Caruth Haven Lane, Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 750-4222
Amy Brown, Scholarship Administrator
Blues
Organizations/Associations

Video Association of Dallas • Bart Weiss, Video Director/Producer
Austin, TX 78703
(214) 428-8700
Bart Weiss, President; Laura Neitzel, Administrator
Organizations/Associations • Annual events

Vintage Radio and Phonograph Society
P.O. Box 165345, Irving, TX 75016
(972) 353-4862
George Potter
Organizations/Associations

Waxahachie Symphony Association
P.O. Box 405, Waxahachie, TX 75168
(972) 923-2132; (214) 244-1214
Jo Bhore
Classical
Organizations/Associations

Way Into Music
1203 North Haskell Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 402-7521
Mary Armstrong; Marc Solomon
Rock
Organizations/Associations

The West Texas Music Hall Of Fame
6204 South Freeway IH-35, Fort Worth, TX 76134
(817) 293-1333; (817) 726-5551
Sid Holmes, Jr., Director; Charlie Dalton; Sonny West; Sylvia Holmes
Country, Rock
Organizations/Associations • Music archives