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Idaho All-State Band 20161 Idaho All-State Band 20162 Idaho All-State Band 20163 Idaho All-State Mixed Choir 20164 Idaho All-State Mixed Choir 20165 Idaho All-State Mixed Choir 20166 Idaho All-State Mixed Choir 20167 Idaho All-State Orchestra 20168 Idaho All-State Orchestra 20169 Idaho All-State Orchestra 201610 Idaho All-State Orchestra 201611 Idaho All-State Treble Choir 201612 Idaho All-State Treble Choir 201613 Idaho All-State Treble Choir 201614

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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.

2018 All-State Inservice Conference

The 2018 IMEA All-State Inservice Conference will be held February 1-3, 2018 on the campus of the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.

Auditions are now posted. The audition registration window will open August 14, 2017 and will close at midnight on September 30, 2017. If they wish, students may record their auditions in the Spring and then upload them in the Fall. All audition fees will need to be paid or postmarked by October 6, 2017. Students will be notified of their acceptance around November 3, 2017.

NEW THIS YEAR! Last year IMEA sponsered the first ever Idaho All-State Jazz Band and it was a big success. This year we will be sponsoring the first ever Idaho All-State Jazz Choir. Options are being explored to hopefully sponsor both groups at the same time in the future. Be sure to check out the vocal audition pages for the optional Vocal Jazz Audition exercises. There will also be auditions for the Jazz Choir Rhythm Section. The requirements for the rhythm section will be posted shortly.

Sessions Proposals are now open for submission. See the Sessions Proposal page for more information. Deadline for submissions is September 1st.

The Performing Groups Application is now available online. See the Application for more details. Deadline for submissions is October 16, 2017.

IMEA State Solo & Ensemble Competition

Thank you to all who helped with the 2017 State Solo & Ensemble Competition. Congratuations to all who participated. The results and rankings have now been posted. You can find them under the "Results" tab on the State Solo Events page.

The 2018 State Solo & Ensemble Competition will be held in the Boise area on May 4-5, 2018. We will be adding Brass Ensembles this next year.

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

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05/15/2017
All-State Info
Teachers, Updated auditions information for All-State is now posted. The audition registration window will open August 14, 2017 and will close at midnight on September 30, 2017. If they wish, ...  read more...

05/02/2017
IMEA High School Senior Music Scholarship
Teachers, We have had no applicants for the new IMEA High School Senior Music Scholarship. I should have done more to promote this and to notify you about the deadline, but such as it is, if you ha...  read more...

04/23/2017
State Solo & Ensemble Schedule
Teachers, I'm sorry for the confusion on yesterday's email about the final State Solo & Ensemble Schedule. There was no attachment to the email. You can find the schedule posted on the ...  read more...

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