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

Participation Information

Often the first experience an educator and their students have with ILMEA, the District Festivals take place each fall throughout the state.  Join the over 25,000 teachers and students that take part in these amazing events! Click on your district link at the left for individualized information.

2016-2017 Junior/Senior Participating School Form (259.9 KB)
2016-2017 Elementary Participating School Form (270.4 KB)

*Schools with unpaid fees from the 2015-2016 school year will not be activated until those fees are paid.  
**Please write 2/8 for string participation**  

It is simple to setup your school's ILMEA participation! 

1. Submit your Participating School Form and the $35 fee  

2. Nominate your students through RNS

3. Audition Time!




Online RNS (Registration/Nomination/Selection) System 

Detailed RNS Instructions

How to Update RNS

Alert: All schools are required to update/confirm their school profile.



For information regarding ILMEA's Policy on Learners with Exceptionalities during the festival season, please click here.

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