The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

District 2


Sarah Reckmeyer, President
Ottawa Township High School
211 East Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815)433-1323 ex 3569


Look left for links to additional information sections.  

Upcoming Events:

Monday, September 1, 2014
NAfME membership and registration due

Friday, September 12, 2014
Nomination deadline.  Student names must be entered into the RNS system by 5:00 PM.  This includes any names for the Elementary (EGM - formerly JEM) Festival.  Audition fees and signed billing sheets need to be mailed to the State Office.

Monday, September 15, 2014  
The $30 participating school fee is due to the State Office.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Band, choir, and jazz auditions at Geneseo High and Middle Schools.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
String auditons at Morrison High, Middle and Southside Elementary Schools.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Elementary and Jazz Festival at Dunlap High School

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Junior and Senior Band and Choir Festival at Augustana College

Friday, November 14, 2014
FMES entries due

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Junior and Senior Orchestra Festival with District 8 at DeKalb High School

If you are a new teacher, or new to District 2, please read the information under the "How to Participate" link on the left.  There are also District 2 Policies & Procedures that you will want to familiarize yourself with before you begin nominating students.  If you should have any questions, please contact a member of the District 2 Leadership team.  You will get the fastest response via email.  Once you register your emaill address in the RNS system, please make sure to read the emails thoroughly.  Since the emails are sent in bulk, some school servers reject the emails of filter them directly into your spam folder.  Please add "" to your contacts.  Thank you for your interest in ILMEA!

Join ILMEA/NAfME.  Your membership helps the ILMEA to provide quality experiences for the students of Illinois in addition to provideing professional growth opportunities for teachers, promote and support music as a vital component in the education of every student in Illinois, and state and national advocacy.




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