NEWS UPDATES

BRIAN MURPHY is the 2021 AMEA MUSIC EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR!

Congratulations to Brian Murphy, Director of Orchestra at Mesa Community College, on his selection as the 2021 AMEA Music Educator of the year. Here he is pictured with AMEA President Scott Burgener. Brian is holding the famous AMEA belt that has been passed down for many years.

CONFERENCE

Thanks to those who attended the 2021 online AMEA Conference this past weekend. Certificates for recertification hours as well as links to the replays of the sessions will be sent to you soon through email. We hope you enjoyed the conference and thanks to the AMEA conference committee for all their hard work! Hopefully we can return to an in-person conference next year!

REGIONALS

The AMEA high school Regional Auditions and Festival will be held virtually this year. The AMEA board has extended the registration window has been extended until January 22 to accommodate those schools that have not yet returned to in-person learning. All other related dates have been pushed back by two weeks, with the festival being held on March 20. Please click the link below for more detailed information.

SOLO/ENSEMBLE

The AMEA high school Solo and Ensemble Festival will be held virtually this year. The AMEA board has extended the registration and upload process. The registration deadline is January 15, with the submission window being January 14 through February 6. Selected performances will be showcased at the Regional Festival on March 20. Please click the link below for more detailed information.