CMEA News

NAfME 2020 Student Composition Competitions

2020 Composition & Songwriting Competition Every year the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) sponsors a student composition competition providing students the opportunity to submit original songs for future performance. Cash prizes were awarded to winners and honorable mentions and all entrants received written evaluations of their compositions. This year, NAfME added a Student Songwriters category for […]

CMEA Response to California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Update

On October 14, 2020, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) posted updated guidelines regarding singing and playing wind instruments. The CMEA response to this update is below and available to download as a PDF by clicking this link. CDPH Update: California Department of Public Health Schools Guidance updated on October 14, 2020  “….. outdoor singing […]

2021 CASMEC Virtual Conference

The 2021 California All-State Music Education Conference has gone virtual. In order to provide the highest quality professional learning experience for music educators across the state, the organizations of CASMEC have decided to prepare an online conference. Sessions from all five collaborative CASMEC organizations begin Friday, February 19, 2021 at 2pm. Our first day will […]