If applying for Regular Membership, a photocopy (or original) of the liner notes of your
CD/album/cassette/music DVD must accompany your application. Please highlight your name where it appears on the liner notes (as artist, support musician, producer, engineer, graphic artist, photographer, liner annotator, or composer).
If applying for Associate Membership, please submit a detailed description on current company
or personal letterhead outlining your affiliation to the recording industry (as record company
employees directly involved with the recording process; distributor; distribution sales staff;
record store owner or employee; radio, print, television, or internet entertainment media;
professional musician; other professional affiliated with the recording industry).
If applying for a Friend of the Academy Membership, there is no need to include any documentation. Friend of the Academy Membership is open to anyone who wishes to support
HARA and its initiatives.