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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

Mar 19-20

MS West #2 LE MPA

Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory, NC

Mar 19

HS Choral East #2-3 A SSE MPA

West Carteret High School, Morehead City,

Mar 20

MS West #1 LE MPA

Batte Fine Arts Center, Wingate,

Mar 22-23

MS Choral Central LE/SSE MPA

Christ United Methodist Church, Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Mar 22

HS Choral West #1 SSE MPA

Sharon Presbyterian Church, Charlotte,

News & Updates

Governor Proclaims March as MIOSM

March 2, 2018

Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Music Educators Association is very proud to announce Governor…

2018 Superintendent’s Arts Initiative

February 28, 2018

The North Carolina Music Educators Association is pleased to announce the Superintendent’s Arts Initiative beginning…

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…