Conferences and Events

National Conferences and Events

“Revitalizing Our Community” NAfME Society for Music Teacher Education virtual symposium

September 23-25, 2021: The theme of this symposium, “Revitalizing Our Community,”​ specifically invites us to impart new life to our profession by examining issues of inclusion and equity in school music experiences, preparing teachers and students to participate in democracy, and sustaining healthy learning and living practices for music teachers. Register now

Back to School National Tri-M® Rally

NAfME Virtual Music Program Leaders Forum

November 3 – 4, 2021
Presentation applicants will be notified of the status of their session proposal by June 15, 2021. Registration coming soon

NAfME Council of Music Program Leaders Colloquium series

  • October 28, 2021, 4-5 PM EDT: “Leadership Self-Care” with Jared Cassedy and Lance Nielsen. Register now

State and Division Conferences

NAfME Federated State Association Conferences

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.


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

NAfME Advocacy Tuesdays in April

Recording for May 12, 2020, “Keeping Music Education Strong,” a NAfME and NAMM Foundation webinar

Vision 2020—February 25 NAfME now Immediate Past 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, 2020. 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

Other Events

As events from associated groups are announced, they will appear here.