Founded in 1915, the Rhode Island Music Education Association is a federated state association of the NAfME. We are 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.

2023/24 All-State Results

November 18, 2023 All-State audition results are posted in the member section. As always, students will need to check in with their sponsors for the audition results.

Sponsor Master Lists and Student Contracts are due NO LATER than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2023.

Sponsors must also submit the names and background checks for their All-State rehearsal chaperones by February 2, 2024.

All-In-Music Fund

Support RIMEA's efforts in making student participation in RIMEA events, and music education in general, more accessible for ALL students in RI regardless of income, via scholarships, fee waivers for our state events and travel support for All-Eastern and All-National Honors students. We need over $2,000 to provide assistnace for this year's All-State students.


Large Ensemble Festivals

In addition to All-State and Solo & Ensemble, RIMEA, in partnership with the RI-ACDA and several area schools/universities, offers many large ensemble festivls over the course of the academic school year.

Advocate for Arts Education

The NAfME GRASSROOTS ACTION CENTER has resources and ideas that can be used to help sustain and save our programs. Let your representatives in government hear from you... it's easy!

Fall 2023 RIMER Journal

RIMER Vol. 66 No. 1 is now available online.

General Music Page

Check out what's new on the RIMEA General Music page: a YouTube Playlist of GM Resources, 2023/24 PD offerings (with PLU credit hours), photos from previous workshops, AND a new a handful of short surveys to help the GM Council grow our GM community.