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.


Solo & Ensemble

Solo & Ensemble schedule is now posted. The annual Solo & Ensemble Festival will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ Rhode Island College. Sponsors can still register students on-site on May 19 in Sapinsley Hall for a fee of $25 (solo) and $40 (ensemble).


All-National Honors Ensembles

The deadline to apply for the 2018 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles at Walt Disney World is 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4th, 2018. Students in grade 9, 10 or 11 who were accepted into this year's RIMEA All-State Festival are eligible to apply.

The NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles represent the top performing high school musicians in each state across the country. This year's program will take place November 25-28 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL, and will include the first-ever All-National Honor Guitar Ensemble!

Students may audition for the following ensembles: Jazz Ensemble (conducted by Todd Stoll), Mixed Choir (conducted by Dr. Amanda Quist), Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Dr. Jean Montès), Concert Band (conducted by Dennis Glocke), Guitar *New this year* (conducted by Dr. Michael Quantz).


All-State Recordings/Photos

Congratulations to all our All-State musicians!


Winter RIMER Journal

The Winter 2018 RIMER Journal magazine is available. You can view it on a tablet or a phone, it works very well on all platforms.

The Rhode Island Music Educators' Review (RIMER) is the official publication of the Rhode Island Music Education Association, and is published three times a year.