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 Audition Material

The COMPLETE list of all 2021/22 All-State audition material is now posted.


What is ESSER III?

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund. Under the ESSER Fund, established as part of the Education Stabilization Fund in the CARES Act, State educational agencies (SEAs) will award subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the impact COVID-19 has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the Nation. School districts' plans for ESSER III funds will be due beginning late August 2021. Here's how you can advocate for your school and program.


NEW: Guidance for Music and Performances

RIDE and RIDOH have once again updated their guidelines regarding music and performances in our schools as of May 18, 2021.


2021 Solo & Ensemble/Honors Recital

Thanks to all that participated! Sponsoring teachers have been contacted with instructions on how to collect medals.

The Honors Recital took place on Sunday, June 27th @ URI's Fine Arts Center.


2021 All-State Festival Concert YouTube Premiere

Thank you to all that made this virtual performance possible!


Spring 2021 RIMER Journal

RIMER Journal - Vol. 63 No. 2 is available online.