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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 22-24

East Region Honors Orchestra Clinic

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
Pinecrest High School, Southern Pines,

Feb 22-24

West Region Honors Orchestra Clinic

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
UNCG, Greensboro , NC

Feb 28-01

MS Choral West S&SE MPA

08:00 am – 05:00 pm
First Baptist Church-Stanley, Stanley,

Mar 02

Jr. East Region Orchestra Auditions

John Griffin Middle School, Fayetteville,

News & Updates

NCDOT Announces Business 40 Closure Date

October 17, 2018

US Business 40 will close between US 52 and Peters Creek Parkway beginning at 8AM…

Accepting applications now!

October 15, 2018

Applications for the Fall 2018 Music Education Innovator Award are open now through a special…

The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation & Music Rising

October 2, 2018

The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation is a non-profit that supports instrumental music education programs by…

Hurricane Florence Relief/Donations

September 28, 2018

NCMEA has had an outpouring of requests to help our members in eastern North Carolina,…

NCMEA Honors Audition Update

September 24, 2018

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