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.


Fall All-Member Meeting

The Fall All-Member Dinner/Meeting is coming up on Wednesday, October 18 at Chelo's Waterfront in Warwick.

The cost is only $10; members need to register by the 16th. Drinks will be @ 6pm, dinner @ 7pm.


2017/18 Calendar

The 2017/18 RIMEA Calendar is posted.

Teachers, time to register for the festivals!


All-State Auditions

The COMPLETE All-State Audition requirements are posted. Please note the new material for Junior and Senior Snare Drum, Timpani and Mallets. All percussion auditions will now require a short Auxiliary Percussion Etude, which can be downloaded here on RIMEA.org.

The deadline for teachers to register students for an All-State audition is Friday, October 13, 2017.

Here is a list of all the All-State dates for 2017/18.


All-State Recordings/Photos

Soundwaves.org is selling professionally-recorded All-State CDs, DVDs, MP3s! The All-State Concerts are also on iTunes! Simply search "RIMEA" in the iTunes store.

"Musical Memories": All-State Festival Photographs by Howard Rockwin Enterprises


RIMER Journal

The Spring/Summer 2017 RIMER Journal magazine is available. It's the summer reading issue! You can viewon 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.