2022 NMEA Conference/In-Service Clinic

November 16-18, 2022 (Wednesday - Friday)

Each November NMEA provides professional development for music educators at its "Conference/In-Service Clinic." The 2022 event will be held November 16-18 (Wednesday - Friday) in Lincoln, Nebraska. Registration headquarters and Expo are at the Embassy Suites, 1040 P Street, with conference sessions across the street on UNL's main campus (Westbrook Music Building) and at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel will also be used for sessions.


Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available during the conference. 

Registration fees for the 2022 NMEA Conference will be:


Active Member Early Bird - $100 (Sept.1 - Oct. 31)

Non-Member Early Bird - $150 (Sept.1 - Oct. 31)

Active Member Registration - $125 (Nov. 1-13)

Non-Member Registration - $175 (Nov. 1-13)

Active Member On-site Registration - $140 (Nov. 16-18)

Non-Member On-site Registration - $200 (Nov. 16-18)

Introductory Member Registration - $25

Are you a first-year teacher?

If so, you can register for the conference at this special introductory rate!

Retired Member Registration - $0  
Member Sponsored Guest - $25  



An at-a-glance version of our 2022 Conference/In-Service schedule is now available to download as a PDF. Please note that the conference schedule is subject to change.

Download the At-A-Glance Schedule

You can also view the schedule in more detail, including session descriptions and clinician bios, on our special 2022 NMEA Conference Schedule page.

Visit our Conference Schedule Webpage


Exhibit registration for the 2022 NMEA Conference/In-Service is now closed.


The application has closed for the Call for Performing Ensembles for the 2022 NMEA In-Service/Conference. Thank you to all those who applied, and congratulations to those who were selected! We look forward to hearing all these ensembles at the 2022 NMEA Conference/In-Service.


Bluffs Middle School 8th Grade Band
Bryan Elementary African Music Ensemble
Central High School Singers (Omaha Central)
Doane University's Doublewide
Elkhorn South Concert Choir
Islander Chamber Singers (Grand Island High School)
Lincoln Southeast High School Percussion Ensemble
Nebraska Wesleyan University Symphonic Band
Stapleton High School Choir
The Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha
Trans-Nebraska Players & Frahm-Lewis Trio
Tri County Guitar
University A Cappella Choir (Concordia University)
UNL Jazz Singers
Wayne State College Choir


The application has closed for session proposals for the 2022 NMEA In-Service/Conference, and the session selections have been announced. Thank you to all that submitted proposals, and congratulations to those who were selected! We look forward to our educators learning from the expertise of our session presenters at the 2022 NMEA Conference/In-Service Clinic. 


IMAGE CONSENT:  NMEA records video and takes photographs during the Conference to use in our publications and broadcasts, such as the Nebraska Music Educator magazine, the NMEA website, etc.  Submitting an application or registration requires consent to allow any images taken during the conference to be used by NMEA. 

RECORDINGS:  Video or audio recording of any session, rehearsal or performance is strictly prohibited unless it is NMEA authorized personnel.

CANCELLATION POLICY:  There will be no refund of conference registration fees, unless the refund request is due to a personal or family emergency (defined as death or illness of an immediate family member, or other similar circumstance). If the NMEA Board of Directors deems the request a legitimate emergency, the refund will consist of half the registration fee paid by the individual.


  • 2023 - Thursday-Saturday, November 16-18
  • 2024 - Wednesday-Friday, November 20-22
  • 2025 - Thursday-Saturday, November 20-22

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.