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 Rehearsals & MP3s

All-State season is upon us!   Practice recordings have been made for the Choruses and Guitar Ensembles to help prepare for the rehearsals.

  • February 24 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Guitar Rehearsals, 6:00-8:30 p.m. @ Providence College (Snow date February 25, if needed)
  • February 27 - Junior & Senior All-State Choruses and Junior All-State Band Rehearsals, 6:00-8:30 p.m. @ Martin MS (Snow date February 28, if needed)
  • February 27 - BOTH All-State Orchestras Rehearsals, 6:30-9:00 p.m. @ The Carter Center; Senior All-State Band Rehearsal, 6:30-9:00 p.m. @ East Providence HS (Snow date February 28, if needed)
  • March 2 - Elementary All-State Chorus Rehearsal, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon @ Pilgrim HS
  • March 3 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Guitar Rehearsals, 6:00-8:30 p.m. @ Providence College (Snow date March 4, if needed)
  • March 6 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Guitar Rehearsals, 6:00-8:30 p.m. @ The Carter Center (Snow date March 7, if needed)
  • March 11 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Jazz Rehearsals, 1:00-7:00 p.m. @ Barrington HS
  • March 12 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Jazz Rehearsals, 1:00-7:00 p.m. @ Barrington HS
  • March 15 - ALL Junior & Senior Division All-State Band/Chorus Rehearsals, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. @ Moses Brown School
  • March 15 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Orchestra Rehearsals, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. @ The Carter Center
  • March 16 - Elementary All-State Chorus Rehearsal, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. @ VMA
  • March 16 - ALL Junior & Senior Division All-State Band/Chorus Rehearsals, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. @ Moses Brown School
  • March 16 - Junior & Senior Division All-State Orchestra Rehearsals, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. @ The Carter Center

A reminder that all rehearsals are mandatory.


Professional Development 2019

RIMEA and several other organizations are offering several Professional Development opportunities for the 2018/19 school year:

...are coming up soon!


2019 Eastern Division Information

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