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Who We Are


NCMEA’s mission is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all. Since our founding in 1970, it has been our intention to provide valuable information and resources for teachers, students and communities throughout North Carolina. We encourage you to explore this website to discover our many offerings, such as student performance opportunities, professional development, advocacy for quality music education and more.

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

Thank you,

Jazzmone Sutton

Upcoming Events

Sep 25

MS Honors Chorus Auditions – East

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Goldsboro, NC, Goldsboro,

Sep 26

MS Honors Chorus Auditions – Central

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Greensboro, NC, Greensboro,

Sep 27

MS Honors Chorus Auditions – West

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Hickory, NC, Hickory,

Nov 09-12

2019 NCMEA Professional Development Conference

Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC

News & Updates

NCMEA Celebrates Arts In Education Week

September 5, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper has joined in the national celebration and proclaimed September 8-14, 2019 as…

NCMEA Supports National Voter Registration Day

August 13, 2019

Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration…

NC Students Selected For All-National Honors Ensembles

July 17, 2019

Congratulations to the 18 North Carolina students selected to participate in the NAfME All-National Honors…

Chorus Students Raise Money For Music Programs In Eastern NC

June 12, 2019

In early June, the Glenn High School Vocal Point a cappella choir held a fund-raising…

NCMEA Accepting Calls For Research Posters

May 13, 2019

Submit an abstract for the NCMEA Research Poster Session Call For Research Posters North Carolina…