The Bay Section of the California Association for Music Education aims to:
- Promote the advancement of music education
- Cultivate social and educational interaction among its members
- Assist its members in seeking individual and collective growth as musicians, educators, and conductors.
CMEA Bay Section is a regional affiliate of CMEA (The California Association for Music Education) and NAfME (The National Association for Music Education). Membership is open to all music educators working in public and private schools, colleges and universities in the areas within its boundaries.