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CMEA has recently formed a new STEAM committee to provide teachers with resources and lessons to use to teach and advocate for the music and math/science connection in their school and district.  Check out the STEAM tab under Professional Resources. Interested in getting involved?  Email the CMEA Professional Development Chair at… Continue reading

August 15, 2023 Uncategorized

Members Only Features of the Webpage

WHY SHOULD I LOG IN? Here are some items that are visible only when logged in: Contact emails for the Executive Board, Student Affairs Commission, festival committees, HS repertoire committee and other program chairs. Teacher Festival Guidelines and Policies Handbook. There is an abbreviated student version of festival policies posted publicly that only contains what … Continue reading

August 27, 2019 Uncategorized

Why We Need Music in Our Schools… and How to Make Our Case.

About 35-40,000 years ago, humans began carving flutes out of bone.  Could it have been a means of communication or were the flutes simply used to entertain?  Most likely we’ll never know the answer but, curiously, humans were also painting the walls of caves.  Why would these early visual and auditory expressions be part of … Continue reading

June 13, 2019 Advocacy