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.


Band/Orchestra/Instrumental Teacher Survey

RIMEA is looking for INSTRUMENTAL teachers to complete a short survey regarding future professional development and the possibly of making some adjustments/changes to RIMEA’s current concert band/orchestra festivals.


Fall All-Member Dinner/Meeting

The Fall All-Member Dinner/Meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 16th @ Chelo`s on the Waterfront.

Please join us! Members should register to reserve their meal.


Large Ensemble Festivals

The Band/Orchestra/Choral/Jazz Festival registrations forms are open for 2019/20.


All-State Audition Info

The COMPLETE requirements for the 2019/20 auditions on November 23, 2019 are posted.

Guitar and vocal practice MP3s are available.

All-State audition registration is open until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019.


Professional Development 2019/20

Check out the Professional Development opportunities for the upcoming 2019/20 school year.


General Music 2019/20

Check out all things general music for the 2019/20 school year.


Advertise with the RIMER Journal

Consider putting an advertisement in the RIMER Journal. A website ad is included with any RIMER ad purchased.


2019/2020 Member Handbook

View the 2019/20 RIMEA Member Handbook.


2019/2020 Calendar

View the 2019/20 RIMEA calendar.