KHS America Academic Alliance

Membership Programs

Scholastic Members of the KHS America Academic Alliance receive access to benefits intended to enhance the student experience, promote program growth, and bring attention to the great work of music educators.


Membership levels include Silver, Gold, and Platinum.

Silver Level Membership

Acceptance into the Silver Level of the KHS America Academic Alliance is easy! Simply submit our Membership Application form.


Once a Silver Level Member, you will have access to the following benefits:



Try Before You Buy Opportunities

We are very excited about the quality of the Jupiter, Mapex, Majestic and XO instruments that we offer today, and we want to give you the chance to experience this quality, first hand. We are also interested in hearing your opinions and suggestions.

In order to create such opportunities, we partner with our dealers to offer instrument packages for a short-term, no obligation trial at your school. For band programs, these packages include:

  • Standard Student Wind Instruments
  • School Bid Wind Instruments
  • Concert Percussion Instruments
  • SONOR Orff Instruments
  • H. Jimenez Mariachi Instruments

Contact your preferred KHS America Academic Alliance Dealer if you are interested in participating in an instrument trial program.


Click here to locate a Retail Partner near you.



Access to Instrument Experts for PD Days

In order to assist you in making more informed purchase decisions for your band programs, we are happy to provide an expert on our instruments to appear as a guest presenter at your Professional Development Day, or similar event. We will assist in making the arrangements, and will cover all associated costs.


Click here to submit a request for a Presentation for Educators at Professional Development Day.



Appreciation Award Items

Upon acceptance as a Silver Level Member of the KHS America Academic Alliance, you will receive a display item recognizing the accomplishment of your program and letting others know that you have joined the Alliance. Similarly, as you progress to the Gold and Platinum Levels, display items will be provided in recognition of the status of your program, and functional gifts that may be useful to your band program will also be included as recognition of the accomplishment.


In addition, when you are accepted as a Silver Level Member we want your participation to be visible to others online. This provides exposure for your program, while allowing us to let other music educators know that you have tried our instruments. To recognize your school, you’ll be included on the Academic Alliance Member Schools List.


Click here to view our current Member School List.



Inclusion in KHS America Advisory Group

We are very interested in continuing close communication with music educators. To help facilitate this, we are establishing a closed social media group that can be accessed only by our artists, members of our team, and music educators from the Academic Alliance program. Upon acceptance of your program as a KHS America Academic Alliance Member, you will receive an invitation to join this community. Discussion may include, but need not be limited to:

  • Educational Topics/Curriculum
  • Current Instrument Feedback
  • Concert Percussion Instruments
  • Future Instrument Design Discussion
  • Discussion of and Feedback on Educational Outreach and Marketing Programs

Product experts, top level performing artists, and renowned educational artists will all participate in the discussion on this platform, giving you exclusive access to advice, and participation in our projects.



International Music Education Summit

50% off Registration for the International Music Education Summit.The Ultimate 3-Day Online Professional Development for Music Educators Worldwide. The 2019 Summit goes live June 12-15, 2019. Regular price is $147.


You will also have access to the 2018 Summit archives which include 60+ hours of professional development workshops.



Participating Academic Alliance School Benefits



Peter Boonshaft, KHS America Director of Education