Michigan Music Conference 2015!
Thurs, January 22, Pre-Conference
Fri-Sat, January 23-24, Full Conference
Our MMEA Headliner is Jill Trinka!  Enjoy her sessions Friday and Saturday.
Pre-Conference: 5th Annual MMEA Research Symposium
Pre-Conference:  Elementary General Music--Drumming, Singing and Making Music.  Presented by Patty Bourne!

Online Registration is now closed, but you can still register on-site in Grand Rapids.  We look forward to seeing you at the MMC!

Honors Composition Contest Winners Announced
Congratulations to the winners of the Honors Composition Contest! These talented Michigan students will share their works at the Michigan Music Conference on Saturday, January 24, 2015.  Please visit the Honors Composition Concert page for a complete list of winners!

Collegiate Conference
 Registration information is now posted on the NAfME Collegiate Page--mark your calendars for March 28th, at MSU!

Music In Our Schools Month
This year is the 30th Anniversary of MIOSM!  Music is now available on our MIOSM page.  Teachers may create and submit a video of their students singing one or more of these songs; winners will be included in the Concert in March 2015! Video submission deadline is February 15, 2015.

Elementary Choral Festival
Registration information is available for the 2015 West-Michigan Elementary Choral Festival on February 21, 2015.  Please visit our Elementary Choir Festival page for all the details!

MMEA Band Clinic
Our 3rd annual event is planned for March 7, 2015.  Go to our Events Page for the details!  Deadline is January 23, 2015.

Music Teacher Evaluation
MMEA & MEMSPA are joining forces on March 4, 2015, to present a workshop designed specifically for building principals to provide more relevant and meaningful evaluations for music teachers.  CLICK HERE for more information!!

Yes, there are music positions open in Michigan.
Take a look on our Jobs page.
1 new job posted 1/26/15.
1 new job posted 1/22/15.
4 new jobs posted earlier in January 2015.
3 new jobs listed 12/22/14.
4 new jobs listed in December 2014.
202 new jobs posted in 2014!

Michigan Music Educator
The Fall issue of the Michigan Music Educator is ready for viewing.  Read this great publication on our Journal Online Page.

We are thrilled to welcome Musical Resources AND JWPepper as the sponsors of this year's events.  These are fantastic companies committed to furthering music education!

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We appreciate our generous MMEA sponsors.
Please patronize them at the links below.

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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Who are we?
-We are elementary general music teachers
-We are band directors
-We are orchestra directors
-We are choir directors
-We are early childhood music teachers
-We are college professors
-We are pre-service music education students
-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!

MMEA is proud to be the state affiliate of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME.)
When you join MMEA you also become a NAfME member.  Join today and receive all the state and national membership benefits!

Why join MMEA?

"My membership in MMEA provides many opportunities for me to connect and interact with other music educators, has a wide-range professional development activities and resources, and is an invaluable source for music education advocacy. I renew every year!"

CLICK HERE to join today!
CLICK HERE to renew your membership!

Thank you to JWPepper, sponsor and music provider for the Fall Workshop,  Elementary Choral Festivals and Collegiate Conference!

Music Cuts at School?

If your school district announces any cuts in music staff, curriculum, or programming for 2014-2015, please let us know so that we can alert ArtServe Michigan of your situation.  We're here to help in any way we can!Cory Micheel-Mays, MMEA Executive Director, (517) 748-6518  cmicheelmays@sbcglobal.net

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