Do you know of an active member of WVMEA who exhibits excellent communication, organizational, business and interpersonal skills? If so, the WVMEA Executive Board asks you to consider nominating him or her as a potential candidate for WVMEA’s next President-Elect. Please e-mail Andi Hasley ( the member’s name and e-mail address. After a candidate is nominated, Andi will contact the nominated applicant and encourage them to apply. Anyone wishing to be a candidate is encouraged to submit an application. The application is posted here. All interested candidates should submit their completed application to Andi Hasley no later than July 15, 2016 at 12:00pm. *Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

WVMEA's 2017 In-Service Conference will be March 2-4 at the Civic Center in Charleston, WV. Information about the 2016 In-Service Conference is still available here. To join WVMEA go to and click "JOIN" at the top of the page. You can purchase Official WVMEA merchandise by going to PepWear. Just click their logo at the bottom of the page.

Our Website has links to the Teach 21 Website and other WVDE Fine Arts resources. We also have Music in Our Schools Month information and a link to the U.S. Army Band Online Master Classes. There are articles about the history of music education in our state in our online archive of Notes da Capo, and state and national organizations can be found under Music Links. Information concerning WVMEA Project & Workshop Grants and the Bugle Bill fund is also available.

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