ERIE COUNTY Music Educators Association

"The arts are an essential element of education...[they] unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment." —W. Bennett

Calendars and .pdfs



15                     Membership Due Date

                          Elementary Choral Pre-application open on SoloChair.com

26 (M)              6:30 PM New Teacher Orientation 7:30 PM General Membership Meeting - Kleinhans

         7:30 PM General Membership Meeting - Kleinhans


15                     Instrumental, JH Choral, and SH Choral Quartet Registration open on SoloChair.com

                         Deadline – Elementary Choral Pre-Application on SoloChair.com

15                     NYSBDA/ECMEA Regional Band Symposium – Orchard Park HS

15 (S)              Classroom Music Festival, Lindbergh Elem. School, Kenmore-Tonawanda CSD         


15                     Deadlines

All Instrumental Solos, Jazz Solos, JH Choral Solos, SH Choral Quartets

Elementary Choral Names

Scholarship Applications

15                     SH Choral Audition Music Distribution




3                       HS Chorus Quartet Name Registration open on SoloChair.com

7                       Elementary Choral Music Distributed at Elementary Auditions

7                       Elementary Instrumental, JH Choral, and Instrumental Jazz Auditions - Depew

14                     JH Instrumental Auditions - Orchard Park

15                     Deadline – SH Vocal Quartet names submitted on SoloChair.com

21                     SH Instrumental, Choral Quartet, and Vocal Jazz Auditions – BAVPA

27 (F)               WNY Conference Day for Music Educators - Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

28                     Scholarship Auditions – Maryvale HS                 


1                        Last Day for ALL Name Changes to Concert Program

4                        Scholarship Interviews (if needed) – Maryvale HS

15                      Last Day for Elementary and Junior High Chorus Substitutions


4 (Sat)             Elementary Rehearsals – Sweet Home MS

8 (W)               Elementary Rehearsals – Sweet Home MS

10 (F)              Elementary Rehearsals - Kleinhans       

                         Jazz Rehearsals - Cheektowaga HS

11 (Sat)           Elementary Concert - Kleinhans

                         Jazz Rehearsals and Concerts - Cheektowaga  HS

17 & 18           JH North All-County Festival – Tonawanda HS

                         JH South All-County Festival – Springville G.I. HS

24 & 25            SH All-County Festival - Univ. at Buffalo         

25                      10:00 AM General Membership Meeting - UB


7                      Festival Music Due Back to Library


5                       4:30 PM Notebook Meeting with all Chairs – Amherst MS