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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

Feb 28

HS Choral West #3 SSE MPA

East Henderson High School, East Flat Rock, NC

Mar 01

HS Choral West #2 SSE MPA

Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory, NC

Mar 01

MIOSM Choral Concert at the State Capitol in Raleigh

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
NC State Capitol Building, Raleigh, NC

Mar 01

MIOSM Instrumental Concert at the State Capitol in Raleigh

12:30 pm – 01:00 pm
NC State Capitol Building, Raleigh, NC

News & Updates

March is Music In Our Schools Month®!

February 12, 2018

Share how music connects you, your students, your school, and your community! March marks the…

GRAMMY Music Educator Award

February 6, 2018

For every performer who makes it to the GRAMMY stage, there was a teacher who…

Apply Now for Awards, Grants and Scholarships

February 5, 2018

Raleigh, NC – Anyone interested in NCMEA’s Awards, Grants or Scholarships should consider applying now…

MIOSM Concerts At The State Capitol

February 5, 2018

Raleigh, NC – NCMEA is pleased to announce we’ve been chosen to present Music In…

Now Accepting Calls For Proposals

February 2, 2018

Raleigh, NC – It seems like it was only a few weeks ago we were in Winston-Salem…