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.


COVID-19 Updates

The March 11th All-State JAZZ Concert was postponed. All-State weekend for BAND/ORCHESTRA/CHORUS was canceled. Please read the update below.

March 18 Update: the RIMEA Orchestra Festival, the Junior Band Festival, the Senior Band Festival, and the Junior Jazz Festival have been canceled. In addition, the Elementary, Junior and Senior Choral Festivals, managed by RI-ACDA, have also been canceled. As of today, March 18, the Solo & Ensemble Festival is currently scheduled as planned.

Please be patient while we determine how to move forward from this unprecedented event. Thank you for understanding and be well.


Remote Learning Resources

RIMEA has some online resources to help support music educators as we attempt to navigate these uncharted waters.


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