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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

Aug 25

UNCG Middle School Honors Chorus Workshop

11:30 am – 03:30 pm
UNCG, Greensboro , NC

Sep 08

Orchestra West Region Fall Meeting

10:00 am – 02:00 pm

Sep 15

ECU Honors Chorus Workshop

ECU School of Music, Greenville, NC

News & Updates

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…

Free Magazine Subscriptions for NAfME Members

March 22, 2018

NAfME-member middle and high school music teachers can now access In Tune Monthly magazine’s digital…

Governor Proclaims March as MIOSM

March 2, 2018

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