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The Idaho Music Educators Association is a nonprofit educational organization of current and former music teachers and administrators across Idaho in public/private schools and universities and colleges, including private studio teachers and music educators living in retirement. IMEA is a state affiliate of NAfME, the National Association for Music Education, a 85,000 member organization representing music educators across the United States. Our goals include the advocacy of music with government, school boards & administrators, parents & society; betterment of conditions for teaching music to our students; recognition and opportunities for outstanding student musicians; exploration of better and alternative teaching materials and methods; and mutual support through meetings, conferences, and individual help. The Mission of IMEA is to promote and advance Music Education in all Idaho schools, to foster personal and professional growth of music educators, and to standardize and enhance musical opportunities for all students throughout the state.

2016/17 All-State Inservice Conference

The 2016/17 IMEA All-State Groups will be held November 17-19, 2016 on the campus of NNU in Nampa, Idaho.

  • The All-State Band, Choir, and String Orchestra lists have been posted. Please read the instruction page carefully. Because of All-State being in November the timeline for the deadlines is very tight. Don't miss out by missing a deadline!


The IMEA board has decided to add an All-State Jazz Band to the groups this year! Check the All-State Auditions tab for the audition requirements. Move quickly, the due date for audition submissions is September 15th!

Upload All-State Jazz Band Auditions

Teachers: If you have moved to a new school, or have students that have moved to a different school, please contact the webmaster immediately with the following information to ensure that the proper teachers/schools/and students are matched up.

If you are teacher that has moved to a new school, include the following information:
  1. Who the previous teacher was that you are replacing.
  2. The Name of the School.
  3. Who you are.
  4. What your IMEA/NAfME membership number is.
If you know who replaced you at your previous school, please send the same information, or at least make sure that they send me the same information.

If you have students that have moved to a different school, or have moved into your school, provide the following information:
  1. Name of the student
  2. Audition ID # (if you have it)
  3. Name of New School
  4. Name of New Teacher
  5. New Teacher's IMEA/NAfME Membership # (if you have it)

Register Selected Students

Performing Group Applications
Applications for conference performing groups are now being taken. All submissions will be made online. Deadline is September 26th. See the All-State page under events for more information.

Conference Hotel Information

NAfME NW-Division Conference

February 16-19, 2017, Bellevue, Washington. Information will be posted as it becomes available.

Audition materials for the All-NW Groups are now available on the NW-NAfME website.

IMEA State Solo Competition

The 2017 State Solo Competition will be held at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho on May 5th & 6th, 2017.

Congratulations to all those who participated in the 2016 competition. The finalists and rankings have been posted on the State Solo page.

If you have any questions about the State Solo Competition, contact Eva Hale, the State Solo Chair.

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All-State Update!!! The All-State Groups have been posted. Please read the registration information and packet carefully. In order to get the music into the student's hands as soon as possible ...  read more...

All-State Audition Payments Due
Hope you are all getting started on a much needed summer break! Just a reminder that payments for All-State auditions must be postmarked or paid online by midnight June 10th. That is only two days ...  read more...

All-State Audition Deadline June 1st
The deadline for All-State audition submissions for the November All-State is June 1st. That is a week and a half away. As of today, May 21st, we have 95 Choir, 17 Band, and 1 Orchestra registrants. P...  read more...

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