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

2017 Illinois Music Education Conference

Music: central to a well-rounded education

JANUARY 25-28, 2017 - Peoria


Apply to Perform or Present! 

Applications to perform or present a clinic session have gone digital! ILMEA will be utilizing the tools of Google Drive to receive applications. 

The new process is as follows:

1. Follow the link below to either the clinic application or the performance application.

2. Complete the Google Form with all necessary application information. 

3. Create a Google Folder (Labeled with either the clinician name or ensemble name.) and share it with editing permission with EITHER "anyone with the link can view" OR "" specifically.

4. Save any necessary files into the Google Folder so that they can be added to your application information from Google Forms. All non-sound files should be saved as PDF and labeled with either the clinician's or ensemble's name.


Clinic Application Requirements - Clinic Title, Clinic Synopsis and Outline, Biographies of all Clinicians and supporting documents (Clinicians are required to be a member of ILMEA/NAfME, or another state affiliate of NAfME.)

Performance Application Requirements - Recordings of 2 contrasting selections, 3-4 past concert programs, 2 letters of recommendation from fellow ILMEA/NAfME Members (Conductors are required to be a member of ILMEA/NAfME, or another state affiliate of NAfME.)


Please follow the links below to be taken to your application of choice:

Clinic Session Application

Performance Application

If you have questions or concerns with this process, please email us at


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