Conferences and Events

National Conferences


October 25-28, 2015

NAfME National In-Service Conference 

Nashville, TN

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professional development

The performing group applications process has now closed. All directors will be notified of their ensemble’s status in early August. To review information related to the application process, please click here. To review performance FAQs, click here.


March 2016

NAfME Music Research and  Teacher Education National Conference

March 16, 2016 Preconference Meetings 
March 17-19, 2016 Conference
Atlanta, GA

Proposal submissions are now being accepted.  Submission deadline is October 1, 2015, PDT midnight. Submission guidelines are listed on the  Call for Proposals  information page. 


Virtual Events on the Learning Network


State Conferences

NAfME Federated State Association Conferences

Conferences are produced by each of NAfME’s federated state associations throughout the year.


Other Events



February 2015

NAfME Biennial Northwest Division Conference

February 13-15, Spokane, WA

Connecting Practice, Measurement, and Evaluation – The Fifth International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education

February 18-21, 2015
Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA


April 2015

NAfME Biennial Eastern Division Conference

April 9-12, Providence, RI