Upcoming PD Opportunities
A Garage Band Workshop will be held at Glenwood Elementary School in Kentwood on Saturday, May 3rd from 10 am until noon. Amy DeBoer will be the featured clinician! The cost is $10/person, and participants are encouraged to bring their iPads with the Garage Band App. if available. A VERY limited supply of iPads will be available for people to use.
Donna Devito Gallo will present a workshop on Orff-Kodaly Fusion for the final installment of our FAME Workshop Series. This event will be held on May 3rd at UofM Flint.
Please CLICK HERE for more information on both of these great workshops!
Michigan Orff Courses in Summer 2014
The 2014 Michigan Orff Collage Courses will include 2 weeks of Level I Certification, June 16-27; one week of Children’s Literature and Orff Schulwerk, 9a.m.-noon, June 16-20; and Exploring Ways to Use the Orff Volumes, 1-4p.m., June 16-20. (Dates can be altered due to state required make-ups.) Madonna University Credit and SCECHS are offered. For more information please see the flyer and registration form, at the bottom of this Home page.
Music In Our Schools Month included these outstanding MMEA events. Thank you for joining us!
MMEA Instrumental Clinic, Fowlerville
MMEA Elementary Choral Festivals, Clare and Beverly Hills
MMEA FAME PD Workshop: General Music in Grades 4-8
FAME/GIML Workshop with Miriam Moore
NAfME Collegiate Conference, MSU
Concerts for "Music in Our Schools Month" across Michigan
Elementary Choral Festivals
Forms & details for our 2015 Elementary Choral Festival sites will be available soon.
Here is a video link from our recent Elementary Choral Festival in Clare. Enjoy the beautiful sound of our young choristers!
140 jobs posted May-November 2013.
Yes, there are music positions open in Michigan.
Take a look on our Jobs page.
1 new job posted 4/21/14.
8 new jobs posted 4/4/14.
6 new jobs posted in March.
15 new jobs posted in January-February, 2014.
MMEA Officer Elections for the 2014-2016 term have closed. Results will be announced soon!
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. Please visit mijoin.nafme.org for more information or e-mail email@example.com. A detailed membership mailer can be found attached below.Join MMEA
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-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!
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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!