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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

Jan 31-01

West All Region Jazz Clinic

Asheville High School, Asheville, NC

Feb 08-09

Snow Date for Central All Region Jazz Clinic

Panther Creek High School, Cary,

Feb 14-15

East All Region Jazz Clinic

UNC-Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Feb 15

Jr. WRHO Auditions

Forsyth Country Day School, Lewisville, NC

News & Updates

Call For Conference Proposals 2020

January 21, 2020

The North Carolina Music Educators Association will celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary at our 2020 Conference.…

Former District 3 President Honored

January 7, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. LaSaundra Booth on being accepted into the Sphinx LEAD (Leaders in Excellence,…

2020-2021 NCMEA Board Elections

October 31, 2019

Elections for the 2020-2021 NCMEA Board will be held during Conference on November 9-12. Voting…

2020 Concerto Competition for High School Musicians

September 26, 2019

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation,…

4th Annual Kids Music Day

September 26, 2019

NCMEA is celebrating the 4th Annual Kids Music Day on Friday October 4 by partnering…