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Welcome!Jonathan Hamiel

NCMEA has been the voice of music education in North Carolina since 1970. The mission of our organization is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all. NCMEA hosts the largest musical professional development conference and student activities in the state of North Carolina and provides resources for teachers, parents and administrators while advocating for music education at the local, state and national levels. We strive to provide leadership opportunities to all music educators and students through our continuous work on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access. We invite you to explore the NCMEA website to discover the valuable offerings and resources available through our association. I encourage you to support us as we lead North Carolina through empowering generations to create, perform, and respond to our inclusive vision for music education.

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

Thank you,

Johnathan Hamiel
NCMEA President

Upcoming Events

Feb 10-11

WDBA – All-District Clinic

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Feb 17-18

NWDBA – MS All-District Clinic

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Feb 17-19

NWDBA – HS All-District Clinic

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Feb 18

NWDBA – Winter Business Meeting

08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Feb 18

Orchestra – JWRO Auditions

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Burns Middle School, Lawndale,

News & Updates

NCMEA Podcast #11 – Phillip Riggs

January 26, 2023

In this episode of the NCMEA Podcast, Howie talks with Phillip Riggs. Mr. Riggs is…

NCCU Jazz Ensemble Takes Top Prize

January 20, 2023

Congratulations to the North Carolina Central University Jazz Ensemble for winning the Jack Rudin Jazz…

Band Director A Finalist for GRAMMY Music Educator Award

January 17, 2023

The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum announced the 10 finalists for the 2023 Music Educator…

Call for Conference Proposals 2023

January 11, 2023

“Inspire Harmony” The call for Conference Proposals 2023 is now open. Please use this link…

New IVfME Webinars for 2023

January 3, 2023

SAVE THE DATE The next IVfME Webinar Series kicks off on February 18, 2023, at…