Encourage your students to expand their knowledge and share their special gifts with the community, through participation in VMEA and NAfME sponsored performance opportunities, including:
- Local solo and ensemble music performance adjudication.
- The annual VMEA All-State and All-State Honors programs.
- Local events for instrumental and choral students in many of VMEA’s local districts.
- VMEA Professional Development Conference activities.
- The NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles for Band, Orchestra, Choir and Jazz.
- The U.S. Army All-American Marching Band Program
- Local, Southern (NAfME) Division and national music composition contests.
- Promote membership in the Tri-M Music Honor Society, recognizing middle school and high school students for their academic and musical achievements.
- Celebrate music education through participation in Music in our Schools Month™