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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.

Upcoming Events

NAfME NW-Division Conference February 12-15, 2015, Spokane, Washington.

      • All-Northwest Honor Group audition materials are now posted. Audition packets will be available starting September 1, with the deadline for submissions being early October.

IMEA Inservice Conference

The 2015 All-State Honor Groups will be held for the first time in conjunction with the All-NW Honor Groups. Auditions for both groups will be the same. More information will follow!

The recordings of the Gala Concerts of the 2014 All-State Honor Groups are now available online. The Treasure Valley Elementary Honor Choir has also been added!

To have questions answered about All-State or the Conference, click on the specific area here and you will be directed to their email:

IMEA State Solo Competition

The 2014 State Solo Competition was held May 2-3, at Mountain View HS, Meridian, Idaho. The Finalists and Rankings have now been posted.

2014 NAFME National In-Service Conference, Nashville, Tennesee, October 26-29, 2014

Here are the top 5 reasons why you should be there:

#1 - Interactive Sessions introducing fresh ideas for your classroom
#2 - Music educators from all over the country
#3 - Check out new products for your classroom
#4 - Professional Development Hours / Graduate Credits (up to 14 hours!)
#5 - Pre-Conference on Special Learners or the National Standards & Assessment

Need more reason? This year's conference will feature an opening keynote from musician Ben Folds, and will offer more than 100 practical sessions in 11 interest areas conducted by outstanding clinicians and music experts, to ensure you leave our conference feeling empowered and inspired!


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Latest IMEA Emails
 District III Orchestra Break-out Minutes - 09/14/2014
   Orchestra Directors: Attached are the minutes from the District III Music Meeting Orchestra Break-Out Session. Matt Fiorentino...  read more...

 BYUIdaho Jazz Festival - 09/13/2014
   BYU–Idaho, after a 5-year break, is re-establishing its school invitational jazz festival. We had to discontinue the event due to our track system and the finances involved with providing an equ...  read more...

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