Rhode Island Music Educators Association

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).

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2014 All-State Elementary Chorus Concert

Updated April 13, 2014

Congratulations to the students (and conductor, and sponsors, and host, and managers) involved in yesterday's FIRST-EVER All-State Elementary Chorus Concert. The students were fantastic!

A DVD is now in the works. We will e-mail sponsors/parents when it is available.


Solo & Ensemble

Updated April 12, 2014

Solo & Ensemble will take place on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Rhode Island College.

Registration is now closed; additional students can be registered by RIMEA members in the Roberts Hall Alumni Lounge for a fee of $20 (solo) and $40 (ensemble).

All-State CDs/DVDs

Updated March 28, 2014

Thanks to all who contributed to a wonderful All-State week. Kudos to all those thaty helped organize this massive undertaking, and to the students for all their hard work!

CDs and DVDs can be ordered for the Jazz, Chorus, Band and Orchestra concert using the form below.

2014 All-State Elementary Chorus Concert

Updated March 23, 2014

The FIRST-EVER Elementary All-State Chorus Concert will be at 4:00 p.m. (not 3:00) on Saturday April 12th, at Warwick Vets High School. Tickets are FREE.

2013/2014 Member Handbook

Posted August 6, 2013

The 2013/2014 Member Handbook is posted.

Private Teacher Directory

Posted on March 31, 2012

RIMEA has a new Private Teacher Directory to assist teachers/parents/students in finding a private instructor.

NAfME Groundswell

Posted on March 31, 2012

Every teacher, parent and student that supports the arts in our schools should sign up for NAfME Advocacy Groundswell.

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.