About the Conference

"Beautiful, Musical, Mindful"

Calendar | Application Deadlines | Conference Fees

February 28 - March 2, 2019, Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center, Boston, MA
2018 Conference Committee

Role Name Email
Conference Coordinator Dr. Ruth Debrot rdebrot@aol.com
Site Coordinator Dr. Sandra Doneski sandra.doneski@gordon.edu
Band/Jazz Tim Anderson tanderson@music.umass.edu
Choral Stephanie Riley stephanieriley39@gmail.com
General Interest Dr. Noreen Diamond Burdett ndiamondbu@gmail.com
General Music Cathy Ward cward@k12.somerville.ma.us
Innovations Tom Westmoreland tom@musicedge.org
Strings Kristy Foye kfoye@easton.k12.ma.us
Technology Chee-Ping Ho cho@berklee.edu
Exhibits Coordinator Mary Correia mcorreia@rcn.com
Audio Visual Coordinator Todd Young tryoung7@comcast.net
Database Manager Rick Lueth rick.lueth@comcast.net
Executive Director Michael LaCava massmea.exec@gmail.com

Exhibitor Registration
Please visit Exhibitors.

Conference Registration
Please visit Register to Attend.

Please visit Travel & Hotel.

Calendar for session submission and scheduling

Date Item
5/21/2018 Call for Sessions opens online
9/15/2018 Call for Sessions closes
Week of 10/8/2018 Session submitters notified by email of session proposal status
Week of 11/26/2018 Clinicians notified by email of session schedule
12/31/2018 Clinician registration deadline
1/5/2019 Clinician contract deadline
2/1/2019 Early registration deadline for conference
2/2/2019 Exhibitor registration deadline

Application Deadlines

Date Item
9/1/2018 Applications for Concert Hours, Casual Concerts, Composers, Receptions, Meetings and Collegiate Ambassadors posted online
12/1/2018 Collegiate Ambassador Application deadline
12/29/2018 Student Composition, Casual Concert, and Concert Hour Application deadline
1/9/2019 Reception and Meeting Application deadline

NOTE: All deadlines for submissions and registrations must be adhered to. Please keep in mind that it is volunteers who must complete their tasks in order to observe deadlines for printing, hotel, and other organizational requirements that run this conference. These deadlines also help to keep costs as reasonable as possible.

Conference Fees

Registration Type Early Registration * On-Site Registration
NAfME Member $175 $210
Non-Member $310 $345
Clinician (must register )** $100 N/A
NAfME Retiree $20 $25
NAfME Collegiate Member $10 $10
Collegiate Non-Member $25 $25
Saturday Only (8 AM - 2 PM) $75 $75

*Early registrations must be received by February 1, 2019.
**Clinicians and Panel Moderators must register for the conference in advance at the reduced fee of $100.

Massachusetts Music Educators Association

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Michael LaCava
Interim Executive Director
PO Box 3886
South Attleboro, MA 02703-3886