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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

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…

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…