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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

News & Updates

NC Schools Recognized for Commitment to Music Education

April 23, 2019

Three North Carolina school districts and one school have been recognized by The NAMM Foundation…

NCMEA Membership Drive 2019

April 1, 2019

Do you know a colleague who is not a member of NCMEA? Would you like…

Music In Our Schools Month 2019 – Concerts At The Capitol

February 26, 2019

Every Wednesday in March, in celebration of Music In Our Schools Month, the NCMEA will…

NCDOT Announces Business 40 Closure Date

October 17, 2018

US Business 40 will close between US 52 and Peters Creek Parkway beginning at 8AM…

Accepting applications now!

October 15, 2018

Applications for the Fall 2018 Music Education Innovator Award are open now through a special…