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Advertise With Us

As North America’s premier organization supporting, promoting, and publicizing early music, Early Music America offers your business, ensemble or service several targeted methods to reach our wide-range of constituents.

Whether you are interested in print or digital advertising, EMA can create customized packages to fit your needs. Packages include advertising via all of our media outlets: EMAg (The Magazine of Early Music America), our website, our monthly enewsletter, E-Notes, and our *social media platforms which include Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Receive a 10% discount with each advertising package- anytime, every time!

*Social Media promotions are only available as part of an advertising package. 

EMAg, The Magazine of Early Music America

EMAg, The Magazine of Early Music America, is the most comprehensive resource for early music in North America. EMAg is published three times per year, reaching 3,000 subscribers, and is available both as a high-quality, beautifully designed print publication as well as an interactive online publication read by professional and amateur musicians, students, university faculty, ensemble directors, instrument makers, media personnel, fans and early music concertgoers. Your ad appears in both the print and online versions of EMAg, allowing you and your business or organization to reach a very targeted audience of early music professionals and enthusiasts.

ADVERTISING RATES (price per issue)

Size 1X Non-Member 1X EMA Member
Full-Page $1040 $875
2/3-Page $735 $612
1/2-Page $575 $500
1/3-Page $445 $405
1/4-Page $345 $300
1/6-Page $255 $225
Marketplace $90 $90


Placement Type 1x Non-Member 1x EMA Member
Back Cover Color $1765 $1588.50
Inside Front / Inside Back Color $1470 $1323

Payment: Payment is due 30 days from the invoice date. We accept U.S. bank checks and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX) only. We do not accept payment via international bank wire transfer.


Advertisers are responsible for providing ads sizes to the correct specifications. Any adjustments may incur a fee. All measurements are displayed in inches. Subject to change.

Size Width Height
Full page (non bleed) 7.25” 10”
2/3 Page vertical 4.78” 10”
2/3 Page horizontal 7.25" 6.61"
1/2 Page horizontal 7.25” 4.92”
1/2 Page vertical 3.542” 10”
1/3 Page vertical 2.3056” 10”
1/3 Page horizontal 7.25” 3.22”
1/4 Page vertical 3.542" 4.92"
1/4 Page horizontal 7.25” 2.375"
1/6 Page vertical 2.31” 4.92”
Marketplace 1.53” 2.31”


Magazine Trim Size: 8” x 10.75”

For full page bleeds: 8" x 10.75" with a bleed of .125. Live area (safe zone) is 7.25" x 10"

For full page non bleeds: 7.25" x 10"

For 2/3 page bleed (3 sided): Live area should be 4.75” wide x 10.5” high plus .25” bleed on 3 sides (for a total of 5.125” wide x 11” high)

Live matter: Keep a minimum of 1/4 inch from trim sides

All copy subject to publisher’s approval.

Binding: Saddle stitch

Printing: Web offset, coated stock

Preferred formats: High resolution PDF/X-1a files with all fonts and images embedded. JPEGs and TIFF files also accepted. We will not accept Microsoft Word files.

Preparation: Four color ad must be CMYK. Art must be at least 300 dpi for best print quality. Black & white ads must be grayscale.

Files identified as containing RGB or spot colors as well as low resolution images will be returned to the advertiser for adjustment. Advertiser is responsible for resolution quality of ad submitted. Late art submissions as well as adjustments subject to an additional $60/hr charge. Ads that are not sized exactly may have their proportions changed slightly to fit magazine format. Ads that do not conform to other requirements may be returned to the advertiser for correction.

Ad design fee: If you would like to have us design or update your digital or print ad please contact the Marketing & PR Manager for more details and rates. We cannot offer a refund once the ad has been approved by the advertiser.


SEPTEMBER ISSUE: Published early September
Ad space close: June 5
Artwork Due: July 7

JANUARY ISSUE: Published early January
Ad space close: October 12
Artwork Due: November 4

MAY ISSUE: Published early May
Ad space close: February 12
Artwork Due: March 3


EMA’s website offers you a time-sensitive and targeted way to reach the early music community.

Location Size File Ext. Price
Homepage Banner

Homepage Carousel Banner

750 x 150px

750 x 150px

gif, png, jpg

gif, png, jpg



Homepage Tile

Homepage Carousel Tile

500 x 500px

500 x 500px

gif, png, jpg

gif, png, jpg




EMA’s E-newsletter, E-Notes, is published monthly and contains important timely news and information specifically targeted for our constituents. With an open rate of 40% (double the industry rate of 20%), E-Notes is a great way to reach an engaged audience who can visit your web site with a simple click. Ads are accepted in the following formats: gif, png, or jpg.

Location Size Issue Rate
Header Banner 750 x 150px $450
Mid-Page Banner 750 x 150px $400
Mid-Page Tile 500 x 500px $325


Ad Submission

Advertisement Submission

Submit an Online Insertion Form

Artwork Submission

Artwork Submission

Advertising files should be emailed directly to:



Email or call us to answer any questions you may have.

412.642.2778 ext. 201

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