The mission of Gender Research In Music Education is to provide leadership, advocacy, professional contacts, and a strong research agenda for gender researchers in music education.

GRIME International Statement of Purpose

1. The name of this international organization shall be Gender Research in Music Education (GRIME).

2. The purpose of GRIME shall be: to provide a forum for promoting scholarship that addresses gender issues in music education; to share research and classroom materials that focus on gender issues in music education; and, to work towards establishing a climate within the music education discipline that addresses issues, concerns and scholarship pertinent in any way to gender. GRIME provides an opportunity for networking among those people concerned with these issues.

3. Membership is open to all those who subscribe to the aims of the organization and pay its annual dues. Membership shall not be restricted based upon employment or student status or upon affiliation or non-affiliation with any professional music society. Annual dues shall be agreed upon at an annual meeting and published on the GRIME-L listserv. Membership shall include a subscription to the GEMS (Gender, Education, Music and Society) Journal and a Membership Directory.

4. Annual meetings shall be held biannually at the Feminist Theory and Music conferences.