Elementary Choral Festival
Forms & details for the 2014 Elementary Choral Festivals are now available online. Registration for the Muskegon & Jackson events is ready, with final forms/details for Beverly Hills & Clare coming soon. Please CLICK HERE for more information.
Fall MMEA Journal Now Online
The FALL 2013 edition of the Michigan Music Educator is NOW online! Please visit our Journal Online Page to view this and other editions of the MME!
Honors Composition Winners announced!
MMEA is pleased to announce the 2014 Honors Composition Contest Winners!! Please CLICK HERE for a complete list. Congrulations to these fine student composers, and to all who applied!
Michigan Music Conference (MMC)
January 16-18, 2014
Grand Rapids, Michigan
MMC Conference and Pre-Conference registration is now open! MMEA members will notice our new MMEA Breakfast Meeting Saturday January 18th. Please join us! Go to the MMC website and our Conferences Page for session details. $95 Early registration closes 12/2/13. Only $20 registration for NAfME Collegiate Members!
January 16, 2014, 9 - 4 PM
Grand Rapids, Michigan
**MMEA Elementary General Music Pre-Conference, with Dr. John Feierabend!
**MMEA-sponsored Research Symposium**Technology Instruction Pre-Conference
MMEA / NAfME Membership Campaign
MMEA & NafME have teamed up in support of all Michigan music educators. Non-members, we invite you to join the largest and most active network of music educators in the state, and receive discounted registration to the Michigan Music Conference. This special offer ends December 16, 2013! Please visit http://musiced.nafme.org/join for more information or e-mail email@example.com. A detailed membership mailer can be found attached below.
MIOSM Concert video proposal extendedMarch 2014 is "Music in Our Schools Month." Songs,and mp3s are available on the NAfME website. Email NAfME the song(s) you are interested in filming. Deadline has been extended; contact Susan Lambert soon! Go to our MIOSM & Concert page for details.
130 jobs posted May-September 2013!
Yes, there are music positions open in Michigan.
Take a look on our Jobs page.
1 new job posted 11/2/13.
9 jobs posted in October 2013.
MMEA Research Symposium
Thank you for sending your research proposals for this MMC pre-conference event. This year's symposium is Thursday, January 16, 2014, and the poster session is Friday, January 17, 2014. Go to our Research Page for all the details.
Thank you, Heather Shouldice, for your fantastic presentation, "The ABCs of MLT" last weekend. Thank you to all who attended too! Our next FAME PD Workshop is "Teaching General Music in Grades 4-8" on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Go to our Professional Development Page for details and map.
FAME P.D Workshops
MMEA Honors Composition Concert
Thank you for your submissions for the 2014 Honors Composition Concert. The winners' compositions will be performed at the MMC in Grand Rapids on January 18, 2014. Please visit our Honors Composition Concert Page for detailed information about this great event!
MMEA is pleased to announce our renewed partnership with Musical Resources, Ltd. of Toledo, title sponsor of the 2013-2014 Elementary Choral Festivals!
Interested in becoming a sponsor of MMEA? Corporate sponsorship packages are available--please contact Cory Micheel-Mays (MMEA Executive Director) at the email/telephone below. Thank you for your interest in MMEA!
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-We are early childhood music teachers
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-We are high school students
-We come from a variety of musical backgrounds and teach in varied music settings!
-We are people who care about quality music education for all students!
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