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

Conference History

2016 - Building the Future of Music Education

2015 - 75 Years of Music Education!

2014 - Music at the Core

2013 - Music in the Key of Change

2012 - The Creative Mind

2011 - Music is a 21st Century Skill

2010 - Music: A Sound Investment

2009 - Visions

2008 - Music: An Essential Piece

2007 - Bringing Music to Life

2006 - Music: At the Core of Education

2005 - One Song: Many Voices

2004 - Making the Difference: The Value of Music in Our Schools

2003 - Forward: In Harmony

2002 - Music: Pass it On!

2001 - Vision 20/20: Focus on the Future

2000 - Make Music Illinois: In Tune with the Future

1999 - Make Music Illinois

1998 - All-State Conference Golden Anniversary

1997 - Music: It's Worth It!

1996 - All-State Conference

1995 - All-State Conference

1994 - All-State Conference

1993 - Make Time for Music

1992 - Music Makes the Difference

1991 - All-State Conference

1990 - All-State Conference

1989 - A Celebration of Music In Peoria

1988 - America Takes Note

1987 - All-State Music Conference

1986 - All-State Conference

1985 - All-State Conference

1984 - All-State Conference

1983 - All-State Conference

1982 - All-State Conference (6.5 MB)

1981 - All-State Conference (4.7 MB)

1980 - Make Mine Music 

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