2021 NAfME Northwest Division Virtual Conference
Thursday, February 11 through Sunday, February 14
Mail-in Registration Form: Click here.
Pre-register for best prices by January 31, 2021.
Registration will remain open February 1-10 at higher prices.
NAfME member delegates from the six Northwest Division states may register online and via mail, fax, or scan/email.
NAfME member delegates from all U.S. states outside the Northwest Division may register via mail, fax or scan/email only (not online).
Click here for conference information including headliners, policies and pricing, registration instructions, link to online registration through OpusEvent, mail-in registration form and conference schedule.
This year we are publishing our journal, Voice of Washington Music Educators , online.
Here is the link to the January 2021 issue: Voice
Music classes are a welcoming and inclusive school community that emphasizes teamwork and positive self-expression. With all of the uncertainty and trauma in our world at this time, it is essential to the social and emotional well-being of our students that this community stays intact. If cuts are made, it will take years for our music programs to recover, and our students will be deprived of an activity that connects them to school and to each other, during a time of isolation and crisis. Now more than ever, schools must offer stability, inspiration, and a framework of support that will enable students to thrive. Music education fosters character development and learning in creativity, literacy, cooperation, teamwork, and humanity. For many students, music is a lifeline in times of trouble