Society for Research in Music Education™ (SRME)



The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Society for Research in Music Education™ (SRME) seeks to encourage and improve the quality of scholarship and research within the music education profession.  The SRME consists of all subscribers of the Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME). Subscribe today to the Journal of Research in Music Education and become a member of the Society.

SRME Handbook


Journal of Research in Music Education — Links to searchable index, guidelines for contributors, code of ethics, and article archives.

UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education –Links to current and recent past online issues, article archives index, and guidelines for contributors.

Code of Ethics 

SRME/NAfME Research Grants

Special Interest Research Groups (SRIGs)

SRIGs function to:

  • broaden the base of support for research by actively involving different people and younger people in the activities of SRME
  • provide a focal point for research specialties both for research specialists and for teacher practitioners
  • provide a continuing source of qualified leadership for SRME


Conference Related Research

2016 Abstracts
2014 Abstracts

State Research Chairs

Senior Research Awardees (coming soon)
Call for Nominations for 2018 Senior Research Award 


Call for Executive Committee and Editorial Committee Positions (coming soon)


SRME Executive Committee

The 9-member committee charged with oversight of SRME is the Executive Committee of the Society for Research in Music Education.

The Music Education Research Council consists of the SRME Executive Committee, Chairpersons of Special Research Interest Groups of the Society, the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Editorial Committee of Update: Applications of Research in Music Education , and the State Research Chairpersons. The SRME Executive Committee convenes at the time and place of the national biennial conference. The purpose of the Council is to advise the Executive Committee and assist the Society in achieving its goals. Each State Research Chairperson shall be appointed by and serve at the discretion of the president of the federated state association.