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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 Idaho All-State Groups have been posted. You can access the lists using the Groups tab above. Teachers should receive and email with the registration instructions and forms attched. If you haven't received the email, you can access the instructions and forms HERE. Registration and forms are due September 21st!All-State Student Registration

Conference Registration

Conference Registration is now open. You can access the registration page HERE. Please note that it is the same registration site as the NW Division Conference. Click on the link for the Idaho MEA Conference Registration. Also, some of the deadlines are incorrect on the site and will soon be corrected. The last day for online registration is October 31. That is a very short turn around time. If you need to register with a check you can download the PAPER REGISTRATION FORM.

Thursday's activities will include sessions by the Doceo Center at NNU. They "strive to inspire personalized learning through innovative practices in education. We research and explore the convergence of technological innovation with effective teaching strategies and then use the information gathered to develop and deliver training that will equip and build the capacity of in-service and pre-service teachers." They will focus on music apps and their application in the music classroom.

Friday is Bring Your Administrator to Conference Day. We would like you to invite your school administrators to participate in this special day. Various sessions and activities will be held that will be of interest to both music teachers and their administrators. DOWNLOAD the flyer for more information. There is no cost for administrators and lunch will be provided for those that register. Administrators can register HERE.

A full conference schedule will be published shortly.

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NAfME NW-Division Conference

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

The All-Northwest honor group audition window has opened. Access is via the NAfME NW Division website,, however, here is a direct link to the All-Northwest Information Center:

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. The plan is to add Woodwind Ensembles this year. More information to come....

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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