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The Idaho Music Educators Association, Inc. is a nonprofit educational organization of current and former music teachers and administrators across Idaho in public/private schools and universities and colleges, including private studio teachers and music educators living in retirement. IMEA is a state affiliate of NAfME, the National Association for Music Education, a 85,000 member organization representing music educators across the United States. Our goals include the advocacy of music with government, school boards & administrators, parents & society; betterment of conditions for teaching music to our students; recognition and opportunities for outstanding student musicians; exploration of better and alternative teaching materials and methods; and mutual support through meetings, conferences, and individual help. The mission of the Idaho Music Educators Association, Inc. is to advance and advocate for standards based Music Education in all Idaho schools, to foster personal and professional growth of music educators, and to encourage and enhance musical opportunities for all students throughout the state.

COVID-19 Articles and Info

The following is a list of links that were shared at a recent State-wide Elementary Zoom Meeting on May 20th. We will add to this list as more articles and info are available.

Other COVID-19 Related Links:

  • Utah MEA Instructional Recomendations
  • CBDNA (College Band Directors) Report
  • COVID-19 Instrument Cleaning Guidelines
  • NFHS Performing Arts COVID-19 Resources
  • NFHS Guidance for a Return to High School Marching Band
  • Arts Education is Essential Flyer from NAfME

  • IMEA Election Results

    Congratulations to our new President-Elect, Aaron Marshall and Secretary, Christy Taylor. We appreciate all those who ran and all those who voted in this year's election.

    IMEA State Solo & Ensemble Competition - CANCELLED for 2020

    The 2020 competition will be held at Post Falls High School in Post Falls, Idaho on May 1 & 2, 2020. for more information, see the State Solo Home Page.

    Registration is now underway for the 2020 State Solo & Ensemble Competition. Rules and guidelines may be found under the Events Menu. Students who were selected in their District Festivals to compete at the State Competition may register on the State Solo Registration Page.

    If you have any questions about the State Solo Competition, contact Eva Hale, the State Solo Chair.

    All-State/In-service Conference

    February 3-6, 2021 at North Idaho College (NIC) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

    The next All-State/In-service Coference will be held February 3-6, 2021 at North Idaho College (NIC) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Information will be posted as it becomes available.

    NAfME NW Division Conference and Honor Groups

    The 2021 Northwest Division Conference and All-Northwest Honor Groups will be held February 11-14, 2021 at the Spokane Conventiion Center in Spokane, Washington. More information can be found on the NW Division Home Page

    Session Proposals are now being accepted for the NW Division Conference. See the Home Page for more information.

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