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.

All-State Concerts

NAfME Eastern Division Conference in Rochester, NY

April 13th – 16th, 2023 ~ "Connect, Create, Communicate"

Elementary All-State Chorus

January 27th deadline:

General Music Page

Check out what's new on the RIMEA General Music page: a YouTube Playlist of GM Resources, 22/23 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.

2022/23 Professional Development Series

Professional Development PLUs will be available through a variety of workshops during the 2022/23 school year.


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.

Winter All-Member Zoom Meeting

The annual Winter All-Member Zoom Meeting will take place on Monday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m. Join us for some camaraderie, conversations and raffles. Keynote by Scituate HS Principal Michael Hassell.