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

2018 Illinois Music Education Conference

January 24-27


The application for performance and professional development sessions at the 2018 Illinois Music Education Conference is now open!


The application process is completely digital. Please click on the link that corresponds with your session proposal to begin the application process.


IMEC 2018 Clinic Application

IMEC 2018 Performance Application


The strength of IMEC is dependent on what is submitted, so if you know colleagues who have an amazing ensemble, use innovative teaching techniques or present a wonderful professional development session, please encourage them to apply. If you have an idea for a great session or performance then it is time for you to apply today! Deadline for all applications is Saturday, April 1, 2017.


Questions regarding the process can be emailed to State Office or you can call the ILMEA state office at (708)479-4000. Information on selection guidelines for performing ensembles can be found at the link on the left side of this page or by clicking here.


We look forward to a great year of planning for the 2018 conference!



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