NPM members advance the musical and liturgical life in the United States.
All who serve at worship have a place here!

Why NPM?

The National Association of Pastoral Musicians is an association centered on supporting pastoral musicians, clergy, and liturgists in the Catholic Church today. We offer an annual convention, webinars, educational publications, and both local and national networking opportunities, for musicians at all skill levels.

Your NPM membership unlocks the potential for musical, spiritual and professional growth, with memberships starting at just $49/year. Learn more and join today! 

Important Changes to 2024 NPM Membership Dues and Benefits

Building on the progress our association has made in 2023, we now announce upcoming improvements to NPM memberships for all pastoral musicians. 

New benefits include: 

  • A re-naming of our introductory level as the Select NPM membership, along with an upgrade option to include Pastoral Music magazine;
  • Discounted memberships for retirees, emeritus musicians, clergy, and religious
  • Discounts for receiving only the digital version of Pastoral Music magazine*

*= Select Plus, Standard, and Premium levels

For more information about membership, contact the NPM National Office via phone at (240) 247-3000 or via email at

Select and Select Plus (Formerly Basic) Levels

For Cantors, Choir Members, and More

Discounted Memberships

Clergy, Religious, Retirees/Emeriti, and Students

Registration is still open!

Register today for the 47th Annual NPM National Convention (Kansas City, Missouri, July 8-11, 2024). Registration closes on July 3, don’t delay!