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.


2018 Rhode Island Honors Recital

This year's recital will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 24th, in Providence College's Smith Center for the Arts.

Seventeen of the best and brightest young musicians will perform in this year's 17th Honors Recital Concert: Elizabeth Votta, Benjamin Budway, Abby White, Yongyuan Huang, Elliot Varone, Cooper Varone, Elena Hurtado, Alisa Smith, Alexandra Nichols, Lauryn Wholey, Autumn Casey, Kayla So, Annie Liu, Katryn Basso, Christopher Relyea, Nicholas Mulholland, Maddox Realejo


2019 Eastern Division Information

The 2019 Eastern Division Conference, "Innovation, Access, and Insights", will take place in Pittsburgh from April 4-7, 2019.

The window to submit nominees for the Eastern Honors Ensembles will be Monday, August 20 through Friday, September 21, 2018. Students currently in 10th & 11th grade that participated in the RIMEA All-State Ensemble are eligible to apply. Application instructions will be distributed to eligible students in late August.


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.