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Who We Are

Welcome!Jonathan Hamiel

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,

Johnathan Hamiel
NCMEA President

Upcoming Events

Jul 10-14

Western Carolina Summer Symposium

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Jul 19-21

Artie & Denise 2022: Live Inspired in Indianapolis

The Arabian Room at the Murat Shrine, Indianapolis,

Aug 05-06

NCMEA Board Meeting

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Fairfield Inn & Suites, RDU Airport/Resesarch Triangle Park, Morrisville,

Aug 16

NC Symphony 2022/23 Teacher Workshop

09:00 am – 02:30 pm

News & Updates

US Dept. of Education Call for Student Performing Artists

June 3, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education is seeking student performing artists (such as bands/marching bands, choirs,…

Legislative Day 2022

June 3, 2022

The Arts Day virtual conference is over – but Legislative Day is just around the…

NC Symphony 2022/23 Teacher Workshop, August 16

June 3, 2022

Music educators are invited to register for a FREE 5-hour workshop in Raleigh, where North…

Deadlines for Award Nominations Extended

June 3, 2022

NCMEA Awards – Deadline Extended to June 15! Awards will be presented at the November…

New Employment Opportunities

June 2, 2022

Have you scanned the NCMEA Job Board lately? New listings are added all the time.…