Very Important - End of Course
(EoCs) and Music Performance Assessment
It is very important
that everyone reads the letter from our President
Neil Swapp and the information packet that is
attached to his letter regarding the End of Course
Exam (EoCs) and the Music Performance Assessment
(MPA). To access the letter and packet of
Important - Music Performance Assessment Rubrics
Please download a copy of the Music
Performance Assessment Rubric (scoring
sheet) that will be use for all choral,
band, and orchestra MPA's in all district
events this semester. These rubrics have
been approved by PED.
for the Choral MPA Rubric
for the Instrumental MPA
Rubric which will be used for band and
for the Sight Reading
NMMEA Officers Elect for 2015-2016
Congratulations to our officers-elect who will take
office following our 2015 All-State Music Festival
and In-Service Conference.
President - Brian
Band Vice President - Bernie Chavez
Choir Vice President - Deanna Amend
Vice President - Jonathan Amerding
President - Jim Rivera
General Music Vice
President - Jan Delgado
Collegiate Vice President
- Kayla Paulk
Thanks to everyone who agreed to run for office.
NAfME Membership Link - The Easy Way to Join or
If you are new and would like to join NAfME/NMMEA
or if you want to renew your membership it
easier. Click on this link
For new members you will need to fill in your
name email address and name and proceed to
complete the information. If you are renewing
your membership you will need to enter your
email address and know your NAfME ID number.
Follow the directions. This will also take you
to your record with your personal information.
Check your information to be sure it is correct
and change any fields that need to be updated.
Very Important - Action
Music Educators Contact Information
If you are a new music
educator to New Mexico, if you have changed positions, or if your contact
information has changed, please let
, NMMEA Executive Director know
your contact information for both your home and school addresses. This is very
important information that is needed if you are to received communications from
NMMEA about our activities and events. Please do so ASAP.
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.
National Association for Music Education web site contains a great deal of
Click here to
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 on
Thursday, April 03, 2014