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Celebrating 80 Years of Music Education in Nebraska

Our mission: To foster life-long learning and active music-making by all Nebraskans!

The Nebraska Music Education Association (NMEA) is a non-profit organization of music educators founded in 1937. To achieve the goals of our mission, we provide continuing education opportunities, recognition, scholarships and advocacy to our educators. For their students, we offer education, auditions, competitions and performance opportunities. All members and member students are eligible to attend the annual All-State Conference and Clinic held in November each year.

To view the Calendar of Events for NMEA, click HERE.

Music Education Week at the Capitol March 6-9

NMEA is pleased to announce the performing ensembles for Music Education Week at the Capitol March 6-9. The ensembles will perform from noon - 1 pm Tuesday through Friday, March 6-9 in the Capitol Rotunda. Click HERE for the program and to view information about the directors. Performing ensembles are listed below.

TUESDAY, March 6 from 12:00-12:30 pm
Ashland-Greenwood High School Concert Choir, Amy Krance-Wendt, Director

TUESDAY, March 6 from 12:30-1 pm
Scott Middle School Select Choir, Paul Eschliman, Director

WEDNESDAY, March 7 from 12:00-12:30 pm
Malcolm High School Concert Band, Ryan Marsh, Director

WEDNESDAY, March 7 from 12:30-1:00 pm
Lincoln Southwest High School Chamber Choir, Denise Cotton, Director
WEDNESDAY, March 7 from 12:30-1:00 pm

THURSDAY, March 8 from 12:00-12:30 pm
Concordia Jr-S High School Concert Band, Peter Klemp, Director

THURSDAY, March 8 from 12:30-1:00 pm
Palmyra High School Choir, Beth McCreight, Director

FRIDAY, March 9 from 12:15-12:35 pm
Dawes Middle School Jazz Ensemble, Richard Marolf, Director

FRIDAY, March 9 from 12:35-1 pm
Omaha Westside High School Chamber Ensemble, Lanny Stutheit, Director

The Benefits of Membership

In addition to the opportunity to participate in the annual All-State Conference and Clinic, your NMEA membership allows you to connect and network with other music educators across the state. NMEA's leadership and staff work hard to advocate for music education and bring you important information concerning the music education profession.

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Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2018 Board Members.
President-Elect: Evan Lee
Band Affairs Apprentice: Matt Rom
Membership & Mentoring Apprentice: Stacie Blackmore
Elementary/General Music Chair: Stephanie Bourek

Also on the ballot was the question of adopting revised Bylaws for NMEA, which passed.  Thank you to all members who took the time to vote in this election.