Conferences and Events

National Conferences

Amplify 2020: Bringing the Future into Focus

2020 combined NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education (MRTE) Conference
and PreK–12 Conference

Notice of in-person cancellation


Professional Learning Community Live and On-Demand Free Webinars during COVID-19

Recording for May 8 “Preparing for the End of the 2019-2020 School Year” webinar

Recording for May 12 “Keeping Music Education Strong,” a NAfME and NAMM Foundation webinar

Vision 2020—February 25 NAfME President and Board Chair Kathleen D. Sanz; Deb Confredo, chair of the Society for Research in Music education; and Linda Thornton, chair of the Society for Music Teacher Education presented the first of the “Vision 2020” webinars on February 25. Music educators played a role in helping envision the future of music education, responding to the ideas in this first of a series of Vision 2020 live webinars. Find the archived webinar and PDF of the slide deck here. Stay tuned for the next webinar.

State and Division Conferences

NAfME Federated State Association Conferences

Music Education Association Cancellations and Reschedulings

Conferences are produced by each of the NAfME federated state associations throughout the year. Please visit this page to find your state’s website and more information.

57th NAfME Eastern Division Biennial In-Service Conference and All-Eastern Honors Ensembles: “Music Can Do It All—Supporting Social-Emotional Needs”

April 22-25, 2021
Hartford, Connecticut

Conference is at the Connecticut Convention Center 100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, Connecticut. All-Eastern Concert is at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center on April 25.

Submit session proposals and/or applications for performance ensembles by July 28, 2020.

Other Events