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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

Sep 22

Orchestra East Region Fall Meeting

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Massey Hill Classical HS, Fayetteville,

Sep 26

Middle School Honors Chorus Auditions – East

Oak Forest Church of Christ, Goldsboro, NC

Sep 27

Middle School Honors Chorus Auditions – Central

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Greensboro, NC

Sep 28

Middle School Honors Chorus Auditions – West

Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory, NC

Nov 10-13

NCMEA Conference

Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC

News & Updates

NCMEA Members Receive NC Symphony Music Educator Awards

September 5, 2018

Raleigh, NC – Since their first concert for young people in 1941, the North Carolina…

Perkins Reauthorization Becomes Law

August 20, 2018

Congress Passes and President Trump Signs Career and Technical Education Bill The National Association for…

2018 Advocacy Summit

July 5, 2018

NCMEA will host it’s first bi-annual Advocacy Summit on Friday, August 3rd. The goal is to…

Join the Worldwide Celebration of Music on June 21!

June 6, 2018

Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched…

NAMM Honors NC Schools As Best Communities For Music Education

May 3, 2018

Raleigh, NC – The NCMEA would like to congratulate the North Carolina schools that have been…