Overview

The Quarterly MME Journal reaches all areas of music education, plus MMEA partners and supporters: choral, band, orchestra, general music, research, elementary, middle, junior high, senior high, college, university, private schools, private teachers, and music supervisors. This represents an audience of over 50,000.

• Four issues per year are produced with approximately 20 to 30 pages per issue. The MME Journal is published in late Sept./early Oct. (Fall), January/February (Winter), March/April (Spring), and May/June/July (Summer). All four issues of the 2019-2020 Maryland Music Educator will be in digital PDF form and featured on the MMEA website. Advertisers and their websites will also be featured on the publications web page at https://www.mmea-maryland.org/publications.

• All issues are emailed to all Maryland music teachers (2564) and music supervisors (24), and to college music education students who are MMEA members. All issues are posted on Maryland Music Educators Association website, www.mmea-maryland.org. All issues are emailed to libraries, music educators association editors in other states, and advertisers. The total circulation is unlimited, with the distribution cited above including website posting.

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Advertising Close Dates

Insertion orders due by:

  • August 20, 2019 – Fall Issue

  • October 1, 2019 – Winter Issue

  • January 2, 2020– Spring Issue

  • March 15, 2020 – Summer Issue

Camera-ready copy due by:

  • August 30, 2019 – Fall Issue

  • October 15, 2019 – Winter Issue

  • January 16, 2020 – Spring Issue

  • April 1, 2020 – Summer Issue

Per issue rate*

  1. Black & white, Full Page (incl. inside back cover of PDF), 7-1/2 x 10 in. . . …..$223.00

  2. Black & white, 2/3 Page, 5 x 10 in. (vert.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ……$182.00

  3. Black & white, 1/2 Page, 7 x 5 in. (horiz.), 5 x 7 in. (vert.) . . . . . . . . . . . . …… $161.00

  4. Black & white, 1/3 Page, 2-1/2 x 10 in. (vert.), 7 x 3-1/2 in. (horiz.) . . . . . ……$140.00

  5. Black & white, 1/4 Page, 2-1/2 x 7-3/4 in. (vert.), 4-1/2 x 3-1/2 in. (horiz.) ….. $124.00

  6. Black & white, 1/6 Page, 2-1/2 x 4 in. (vert.), 5 x 2-1/2 in. (horiz.) . . . . . . . . . $114.00

  7. 4-color Full Page (colleges & universities). 7-1/2 x 10 in.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $328.00

  8. 4-color Full Page (commercial), 7-1/2 x 10 in. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . $356.00

  9. 4-color, 1/2 Page, 7 x 5 in. (horiz.), 5 x 7 in. (vert.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . $250.00

  10. Inside Front Cover (p. 2 of PDF), 4-color Full Page, 7-1/2 x 10 in., one per issue. . . . . . . . . . . $382.00

  11. Back Cover of PDF, 4-color Full Page, 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 in., one per issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $318.00

*Sizes can vary slighty


Mechanical Requirements

  • Page size, trimmed: 8-1/2" x 11", 3 columns per page.

  • Type page size: 7-1/2" x 10", column width: 14 picas.

  • Digital photos, 300 dpi preferred. Good quality B&W or color photos acceptable.

  • Digital ads in PDF preferred. TIFF format acceptable.

  • Bleed ads accepted. Indicate on contract form.

News releases from the Music Industry are considered on the basis of news value to the music education profession and space available.


Payment Terms: A 10% discount is available to advertisers who buy space in advance in all four issues for a school year. If you wish to take advantage of this rate, please order space in all four issues on one contract. The first, second, and third issue insertions will be billed at the full per-issue rate. The invoice for the fourth issue will reflect the total discount for all four issues. Ad copy and sizes may vary for each issue. Exceptions to this billing practice may be granted on request. Advertisers who qualify for this discount will also receive a 10% discount on any conference program ads for which they contract. In accordance with the National Council of State Editors recommendation, no agency commissions will be given. Invoicing and check/credit card payments will be accepted via the MMEA website and MMEA’s PayPal service. Terms: net 30 days. All overdue invoices will be charged a 10 percent late fee per each 30 days overdue. Send inquiries to: Felicia Burger Johnston, MMEA Publications Editor, Phone: 304-613-2871; E-mail: mmea.editor@gmail.com