Register to Attend

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This page contains information on fees, membership, registration requirements, payment options, and hours of operation for on-site registration.

If you are paying by PayPal, please use the text entry blocks and the payment button located on this page in the "Paying by PayPal?" paragraph. These will ensure that personal data which will expedite your check-in experience at the conference will be attached to the record of your payment. Thank you.

Graduate Credit Registration
Conference attendees may receive graduate credit for their participation through Gordon College's Graduate Music Education Program. Please visit http://www.gordon.edu/mmea for more information and to register online for grad credit.

Conference Fees

Registration Type Early Registration * On-Site Registration
NAfME Member $175 $210
Non-Member $310 $345
Clinician (must register by 12/15/14)** $100 N/A
NAfME Retiree $20 $25
NAfME Collegiate Member $10 $10
Collegiate Non-Member $25 $25
Saturday Only (8 AM - 2 PM) <--note new time! $75 $75

*Early registrations must be received by February 25, 2015.
**Clinicians and Panel Moderators must register for the conference in advance at the reduced fee of $100.

Who Must Register for the Conference?

  1. Those attending sessions:
    • members,
    • non-members,
    • students,
    • retirees;
    • parents of participating students, if the parents wish to attend conference sessions.
  2. Those participating in sessions. This includes:
    • Presiders
    • Panel members
    • Clinicians (at the reduced rate of $100). The category of clinician includes:
      a. co-clinicians,
      b. moderators of panels, and
      c. conductors of demo groups.
  3. Conductors of Casual Concerts register for the conference at the Clinician rate.

Exceptions:

  1. Non-members who are asked to participate in a panel and who are not music educators, such as a Superintendent of Schools, president of a parent group, etc. If these persons wish to attend sessions other than the one(s) in which they are participating, they must register for the conference.
  2. Conductors of Concert Hours receive complimentary conference registration.

Definitions:

  • Retired Member: Must have a valid NAfME retired member number.
  • Collegiate Member: Must have a valid NAfME student number.
  • Collegiate Non-Member: Must have a valid student ID, must be an undergraduate music student in a teacher education program at a college or university, and must not be employed full time as a teacher.
  • Co-clinicians: No more than two persons total who are co-presenting a session; includes the primary clinician.
  • Panel: Consists of at least three and no more than four members. The panel members must register as conference attendees. The moderator of the panel registers as a clinician.
  • Demo Groups: Demo groups are small ensembles that present musical demonstrations as part of a session by a clinician. Due to space constraints we cannot accommodate ensembles larger than 20 musicians or singers. These are not performances.

Requirements for Demo Groups

  • Demo groups must provide music stands and instruments.
  • If a piano is needed it must appear in the session equipment request.
  • Demo groups may not have audience members due to space constraints. They may, however, have a reasonable number (1-6) of chaperones in attendance.
  • Conductors of demo groups are expected to register as clinicians or co-clinicians by the clinician registration deadline.

Who Must be a NAfME Member to participate?

  • Clinicians,
  • co-clinicians,
  • moderators of panels,
  • conductors of demo groups,
  • conductors of Casual Concerts,
  • conductors of Concert Hours.

Conference Registration

Early Registration Early registration ends February 25, 2015. Forms and payment must be received by that date to qualify for the early registration discount. Payment for early registration may be made by check, purchase order, or PayPal.

Paying by Check?

  1. Download and complete the PDF registration form.
  2. Write your check.
  3. Mail the form, check, and a copy of your NAfME ID card to
    2014 MMEA Conference
    P.O. Box 3886
    South Attleboro, MA 02703-3886.

Paying by Purchase Order?

You have two options:

  1. Download and complete the PDF registration form, entering the purchase order number and the address of your business office in the appropriate locations.
  2. Mail the form and a copy of your NAfME ID card to
    2014 MMEA Conference
    P.O. Box 3886
    South Attleboro, MA 02703-3886, or fax these items to 401-822-5151.
  3. Remember to also fax or mail the purchase order when you receive it from your business office.

-or-

  1. Complete the online registration form, entering the purchase order number and the address of your business office in the appropriate locations. You will receive a confirmation email listing your responses after you click "Submit."
  2. Remember to also fax or mail the purchase order when you receive it from your business office.

Paying by PayPal?

  1. Please select the registration fee which applies to you in the drop-down menu below.
  2. Be sure to enter the name of the individual whose registration fee you are paying, and that person's NAfME ID number in the spaces provided.
  3. Then click the "Pay Now" button, which will take you to the PayPal site to complete the transaction.
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After making your PayPal payment, you have two options for completing your registration:

  1. Download and complete the PDF registration form.
  2. Mail the form and a copy of your NAfME ID card to
    2015 MMEA Conference
    P.O. Box 3886
    South Attleboro, MA 02703-3886, or fax these items to 401-822-5151.

-or-

  1. Complete the online registration form. You will receive a confirmation email listing your responses after you click "Submit."

On Site Registration

On-site registration is available at the conference as noted in the table below. Please note that on-site payment may be made by cash, check, purchase order, or by credit card.

Day Date Registration Times Registration Desk Location
Wednesday March 18, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM World Trade Center, Harbor Level
Thursday March 19, 2015 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM World Trade Center, Harbor Level
Friday March 20, 2015 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM World Trade Center, Harbor Level
Saturday March 21, 2015 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM World Trade Center, Harbor Level

Massachusetts Music Educators Association

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Dr. Michele Holt
Executive Director
PO Box 3886
South Attleboro, MA 02703-3886

Fax: 401-822-5151