Show your support for music education in New
Mexico! Add your name to the list of individuals
who recognize the value of music education and
support NMMEA. Your generous $25 tax-deductible
donation will go toward funding future NMMEA
sponsored activities such as All-State Music
Festivals and Music Educator In-Service
Conferences and advocacy effort.
for the Donor Form.
Support the NMMEA All-State Music
Festival and Advocacy Efforts
All donor names will be listed on the NMMEA
website on the "Bulletin Board" link.
If you are a new
music educator to New Mexico or if you have changed positions please
provide Don Gerheart, Executive Director, with your contact information
for both school and home as soon as possible.
National Association for Music Education web site contains a great deal of
valuable information. Click here to
go to the
official NAfME page.
NMMEA Calendar of Musical Events
Music Educators Association
Statement of Purpose
purpose of the New Mexico Music Educators Association is to promote the
advancement of music education through public, private, and parochial
schools and other educational institutions of New Mexico through the
child has the right to an opportunity to explore and develop his
capacities in the field of music in such ways as may bring happiness
and a sense of well-being; stimulate his imagination and stir his
creative activities; and make him so responsive that he will cherish
and seek to renew fine feelings induced by music.
child shall have the opportunity to experience music with other people
so that his own enjoyment shall be heightened and he shall be led into
greater appreciation of the feeling and aspiration of others.
child shall have the opportunity to make music through being guided and
instructed in singing, in playing at least one instrument, both alone
and with others, and so far as his powers and interest permit in
child shall have the opportunity to grow in musical appreciation,
knowledge and skill through the educational programs that may be
offered to children and youth.
child shall be given the opportunity to have his interest and power in
music be explored and developed to the end that unusual talent may be
utilized for the enrichment of the individual and society.
child has the right to teaching which will develop his appreciation of
music and encourage and promote an understanding of all the fine arts.
Any additions or deletions to content should be
directed to the Executive
and all technical inquiries to our web
Thank you for your support!
This page was last updated onWednesday, May 29, 2013