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Who We Are

Welcome!Catherine Butler

NCMEA has been the voice of music education in North Carolina since 1970. The mission of our organization is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all. NCMEA hosts the largest musical professional development conference and student activities in the state of North Carolina and provides resources for teachers, parents and administrators while advocating for music education at the local, state and national levels. We strive to provide leadership opportunities to all music educators and students through our continuous work on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access. We invite you to explore the NCMEA website to discover the valuable offerings and resources available through our association. I encourage you to support us as we lead North Carolina through empowering generations to create, perform, and respond to our inclusive vision for music education.

If you have questions and/or need assistance please contact our Executive Director, Susan Heiserman.

Thank you,

Catherine Butler
NCMEA President

News & Updates

NCMEA Podcast #22 – Dustin Ragland

Posted on May 2, 2024

In this engaging episode of the podcast, join me as I sit down with Mr.…

Singer/Songwriter and Music Producer Showcase

Posted on April 30, 2024

Click the image to apply for the showcase The North Carolina Music Education Association’s Singer/Songwriter…

WEBINAR: From Folk Song to Choral Literature

Posted on April 6, 2024

Participants will learn about the evolution of Latin American music with Dr. Diana V. Sáez,…

Rural Educators Virtual Conference

Posted on April 5, 2024

NCMEA RURAL EDUCATORS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE (Free!) Saturday, April 139:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT Join…