Overview

2017 NCMEA Professional Development Conference
November 11-14, 2017
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The NCMEA Conference takes over downtown Winston-Salem for 3 ½ days of  sessions, clinics and concerts scheduled in the Benton Convention Center, the Embassy Suites, the Marriott and Stevens Center. 

The more than 1,600 attendees are music educators that teach K-12 as well as at the college/university level. We also have several hundred collegiate members attend. This number does not include the students that hail from all over North Carolina that won auditions for a place in of the NCMEA Honors Ensembles:  Elementary Honors Chorus, Middle School Honors Chorus, High School Honors Chorus and Honors Orchestra. Each NCMEA Section also invites middle school and high school ensembles from around the State that showcase the best in band, choral, jazz and orchestra music.

NCMEA Conference also hosts a music industry trade show with more than 100 vendors. Exhibitors include nationally known instrument companies and music publishers as well as vendors from North Carolina. Our attendees can also visit with representatives from many North Carolina college and university music departments.

For more information about the Conference contact NCMEA Executive Director, Pat Hall [email protected]

School Administrator Letter

Feel free to download and share this letter with your school administrator signed by NCMEA President, James Daugherty. 

Hotel Reservations 

The host hotels are the Winston-Salem Marriott, & Embassy Suites. There are several other hotels in the area that offer a NCMEA Conference rate. The Hotel block rate will be available August 1 – October 20. For more information, go to our Hotel Reservations page.

CEU Credits

Pending approval from your school district or LEA, attendance may be used for CEU credit. 
50 minute sessions = 1hr | 80 minute sessions = 1.5 hrs
CEU credits for each session are included on the Mobile App
Attendees will be responsible for keeping track of their session attendance.