The annual All-State Ensembles will be held November 16-18, 2017 (Thursday-Saturday) in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The Children's Choir will perform on Thursday, November 16, and the final All-State performances will be Saturday, November 18.

Map of Downtown Lincoln
2017 Hotel List

2017 All-State Repertoire 


2017 All-State Audition Etudes

2017 All-State Important Dates and Fees

OPUS testing information (testing period June 1-August 11)

2017 Conference/Clinic Registration Fees


Future Dates:
2018 – Wednesday–Friday, November 14-16
2019 – Thursday-Saturday, November 21-23

NMEA conference dates were chosen to take advantage of the availability of hotels and conference facilities. Please put the dates of the NMEA Conference on your school calendars and notify all necessary school officials. Working several years ahead will help avoid conflicts with other school activities.

National Conference Date Information available on the NAfME website.

NMEA complies with the UNL Youth Activity and Safety Policy which can be found here.