March is Music In Our Schools Month!
MMEA Officer Elections for the 2014-2016 term are now LIVE. Biographies for the candidates can be found in an attached pdf file at the bottom of this page. An email with further instructions should be in your inbox. Please review the slate of candidates at your earliest convenience and follow your emailed link to vote.
FAME PD WORKSHOP March 15, 2014
We hope you can attend "Teaching General Music in Grades 4-8" with presenters Cathy Fox and John Churchville. Join us at this great PD Workshop in Flint on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Go to our Professional Development page for details.
Elementary Choral Festivals
Forms & details for our 2014 Elementary Choral Festival sites are available online. Please go to our Elementary Choral Festival Page for more information.
February 22, 2014: West Michigan (Muskegon)
March 22, 2014: Upper Central Michigan (Clare) AND East Michigan (Beverly Hills)
April 12, 2014: Lower Central Michigan (Jackson)
MMEA/NAfME Collegiate Conference
The 2014 MMEA Collegiate Conference will be held at MSU on Saturday, March 29th, 2014. Go to our NAfME Collegiate page for more information and the registration form!
140 jobs posted May-November 2013!
Yes, there are music positions open in Michigan.
Take a look on our Jobs page.
3 new jobs posted 3/2/14.
15 new jobs posted in January-February, 2014.
We hope you enjoyed the Michigan Music Conference!
Our MMEA Headliners, Alice Hammel and Ryan Hourigan, and John Feierabend, brought us a wealth of research and new ways to teach. Thank you to all our MMC session presenters. We were happy to bring so many technology sessions to our membership as well. Thank you Denise Lewis, MMEA Technology Coordinator!
NEW Instrumental Clinic 3/1/14
Saturday, March 1st, Fowlerville HS hosted the 2014 Instrumental Clinic. Thank you to those who attended and to Bill Vliek, site chair. email@example.com
Winter MMEA Journal Now Online
The Winter 2014 edition of the Michigan Music Educator is NOW online! Please visit our Journal Online Page to view this and other editions of the MME!
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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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. The campaign deadline has been extended! You now have until February 28th to be included in a fabulous membership incentive! Please visit mijoin.nafme.org for more information or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. A detailed membership mailer can be found attached below.Join MMEA
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!
Thank you to JWPepper, sponsor and music provider for the Elementary Choral Festivals and Collegiate Conference!