Benefits at the State Level

NMEA membership includes the following benefits:

  • Advocacy
  • Opportunity for you and your students to participate in the Nebraska All-State Ensembles
  • Outreach programs
  • Nebraska Music Educator magazine - Published three times annually
  • Conference/In-service Clinic with workshops, professional meetings, and performing groups
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Information services
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • Statewide auditions (including audition materials) for All-State clinic groups of Band, Chorus, Orchestra and Jazz Band
  • NMEA's website which includes useful information and a calendar of activities
  • A dedicated, elected Board of Directors and staff working for YOU!
Join NMEA or renew your membership today!

Benefits at the National Level

When you join NMEA you automatically join the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), as well. NAfME also offers a wide variety of member benefits.


  • Make your voice heard in local, state, and federal advocacy efforts
  • Access free NAfME resources
  • Spotlight music education with Music in Our Schools Month

Professional Development

  • Keep up-to-date on music standards, research and professional directions
  • Take advantage of discounts on NAfME books, plus free online teaching ideas and resources
  • Access online continuing professional development clock hours

For Your Students

Provide unmatched opportunities for your students through:

  • State, Division, and National Honor Ensembles
  • Prestigious composition contests
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit

Career and Community

  • Influence the direction of your profession
  • Find opportunities for leadership and advancement
  • Engage with your colleagues
  • Benefit from NAfME diversity, inclusion, access, and equity initiatives
  • Gain access to career resources
View NAfME benefits in more detail here!