The mission of NAfME (formerly MENC), the National Association for Music Education, is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.
Founded in 1915, the state organization of NAfME is the Rhode Island Music Education Association (RIMEA). As NAfME represents the nation's music educators, RIMEA represents the state music educators in a more personal and intimate manner. RIMEA is a non-profit organization that plays a significant role in representing all phases of music education in the schools, colleges, and universities within the state of Rhode Island.
NAfME members are invited to submit session proposals for the RIMEA 2014 Spring In-Service Conference to be held at Moses Brown on Saturday, March 22, 2014. December 1 is the deadline to submit the online proposal.
Two noteworthy changes since the orginal posting in June: The 2nd Junior/Senior BOC All-State rehearsal was moved up one week to February 26 (original rehearsal date was Ash Wednesday); the Fall All-Member Meeting moved back one week to October 19.
All-State Jazz Band
Posted August 6, 2013
Huge congratulations to the Senior All-State Jazz Band for a fantastic performance on Saturday, August 3 at the Newport Jazz Festival.
The purpose of the NAfME Advocacy Groundswell is to cultivate an online community of NAfME members from across the country interested in participating in advocacy initiatives, engaging in discussions about advocacy and regularly digesting advocacy news.