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 Practice Tracks/List of Conductors

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

The deadline for teachers to register students for an All-State audition was Friday, October 13, 2017. Additional students can be registered (by a RIMEA member) on-site in the Ross House Band Room on November 18th.

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

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!