Legislative Alert – House Bill 5190

MMEA is concerned about a bill that recently passed both chambers in Michigan. House Bill 5190 would require all students in Michigan to take a ½ credit financial literacy course as part of the Michigan Merit Curriculum. This bill would allow flexibility that could dilute the 1 credit arts requirement that currently exists. Here are the details: […]

Press Release: Young Composers of Michigan

The Michigan Music Education Association is thrilled to announce that submissions are now being accepted to join the 2023 Young Composers of Michigan. All Music Students from Michigan are eligible to submit a composition and become part of the YCM Community.  The Deadline to Submit: May 31, 2022 How to Submit: Use THIS FORM  Link […]

MMEA Officers Presenting at Informed by the Arts 2022

We know that the Arts are a broad yet vital grouping of disciplines that are not only engaging for students, but key to developing student SEL, collaboration, communication, and innovation skills. We also know that high quality Arts professional development is not only important for our Arts educators, but can be applied to all subject […]

MMEA Announces 2022 Award Recipients

The Michigan Music Education Association (MMEA) is pleased to announce our 2022 Award Recipients: Cathy Fox, 2022 Music Educator of the YearMs. Fox is recognized as an individual who has served her students, communities, and profession in anexemplary manner. Carin McEvoy, 2022 Award of MeritMrs. McEvoy is recognized as an individual who has given exemplary […]

Music Leaders Create REPAIR Campaign

Michigan Music Education Task Force tries to mitigate damage caused by COVID-19 East Lansing, MI … As health care professionals vaccinate thousands of people each day in Michigan, a team of music educators across the state created a campaign to give a much-needed shot in the arm to music education.  With the help of Senators […]