2017 Biennial Eastern Division Conference


Managed by the New Jersey Music Educators Association

NAfME is the National Association for Music Education.

The Eastern Division Conference is held every two years and is hosted by a local state Music Education Association. The 2017 Conference will take place place from April 5-8, 2017 in Atlantic City, NJ.

All registration forms and other information for the conference will be found on this website, which is maintained by the New Jersey Music Educators Association for the 2017 Conference.

All-Eastern Honors Ensembles

Posted November 21, 2016

The 2017 All-Eastern Honors Ensembles rosters are now available to NAfME Eastern members. Students will need to see their sponsors for the results. Sponsors and students will receive an email shortly with additional information.

Congratulations to all who have been selected!

Call for Student Compositions

Posted on October 26, 2016

Call for Student Compositions for the 2017 Conference in Atlantic City!

Teachers and students in NAfME are invited to submit original compositions by students for possible inclusion in the concert. Students in elementary school, secondary school, college, and full-time graduate students are eligible to submit compositions. Studentsí school must be in states included in NAfME Eastern Division.

Preview Sessions and Performing Groups

Posted on October 19, 2016

Have a peek at some of the sessions and performing_groups that will be featured in Atlantic City.

A complete schedule of all sessions, with dates and times, will be posted soon.

Booking Your Stay in Atlantic City

Posted on October 16, 2016

Conference attendees: rooms in Atlantic City are very reasonable during the week, but can go up drastically on the weekend (Friday and Saturday). You will benefit greatly and receive the BEST POSSIBLE RATES when you book your room through this website.

Early-Bird Pre-Registration

Posted on October 11, 2016

Pre-Register now and save!

The deadline to pre-register by purchase order is February 1, 2017; by check is March 10, 2017; and online credit card pre-reg will remain open until April 3, 2017.

Attention Exhibitors!

Posted on September 11, 2016

Exhibitor Booth information for the 2017 Conference in Atlantic City is now available.

New exhibitors to New Jersey (this means you have never exhibited at an NJMEA Conference) will receive a 10% discount to the 2017 Conference! All Exhibitors from the NJMEA 2016 State Conference that placed a deposit with us at the end of the Conference last year will receive first preference for booth placement.

Call for Research Papers

Posted on May 23, 2016

Two types of research sessions will be held during the 55th NAfME Eastern Division Biennial In-Service Conference to be held in Atlantic City, NJ, April 5-8, 2017.

The deadline to submit an abstract is November 2, 2016.

Eastern Division Recordings

Posted on March 8, 2016

Eastern Division Conference performance ensemble recordings are available on CD/DVD and on iTunes!

Browse CD/DVDs: 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007

Browse iTunes: 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007