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2018 State Jazz schedule may 19, 2018

2019 Mega Conference in Portland, Oregon

February 14 - 17, 2019

Deadline to submit session proposals or auditions for concert hours is April 16, 2018

Use this link to go to the WMEA page for more information: 

2019 Northwest Division Conference Proposals for Portland February 14-17, 2019

2019 Northwest division Conference performers auditions for Portland February 14-17. 2019


2019 Mega Conference - Oregon Convention Center - Portland, Oregon 

02/14 - 02/17/2019    Oregon Convention Center

Conference Chair- Janet Lea

Link to All-State dates- Dates and Deadlines - pending updates 

See right hand menu for applications to present or perform at All-State

Applications for presentations and performances are due April 16, 2018

Fall 2018       Conference Registration Begins


All-State Dates

06/01/2017       Audition Materials posted to Website

08/15/2017       Conference Performance and Presentation Session Applications Deadline

09/01/2017       HS Online Auditions/ MS & Elementary Recommendations Open

10/01/2017        Auditions/ Recommendations Close

10/01/2017        Audition/Recommendation and Fees deadline at midnight

10/27/2017        Acceptance Notices Emailed/ All-State Registration Begins

11/17/2017        Student Registration Ends/ All-State Payments Due

12/08/2017        Music Mailed (To student's directors at school)

01/11/2018        All-State Jazz and Middle School Groups Begin

01/12/2018        All-State High School and Elementary Groups Begin

OMEA Board Meetings

9//16/2017       Full Board- 8:30-3:30 -Home Builders Association, 15555 SW Bangy Road, Lake Oswego

1//14/2018       Full Board- 8:30-3:30 -Eugene Hilton and Conference Center, 66 E 6th Ave, Eugene

5//19/2018       Full Board- 8:30-3:30 - Wilsonville Old Church McMenamins, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070

Oregon Music Educator Journal

Submit articles for the Journal
Fall Submissions            Deadline-9/1, Scheduled Mailing Date-10/30
Spring Submissions       Deadline-3/1, Scheduled Mailing Date-4/30

Journal Guidelines

State Small Chamber Ensemble Contest

Registration Deadline-March 23, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018, Pacific University

OMEA Chair- Dan Judd


OSAA State Solo Contest

Registration Deadline - Friday, March 23, 2018 by 4:00 PM

Saturday, April 28, 2018, Pacific University
OMEA Chair- Tom Muller
OSAA Solo Administrator- Kyle Stanfield

OSAA Choir Championships

Registration Deadline- April 14, 2018

May 3-5, 2018, George Fox University
      May 03- 2A, 1A and 3A Choir

      May 04- 4A and 5A Choir     

      May 05- 6A Choir
OMEA Chair- Matt Strauser
OSAA Choir Administrator- Kelly Foster

OSAA Band/Orchestra Championships

Registration Deadline- April-14, 2018

May 9 -12, 2018, Oregon State University
      May 9- 3A and 4A Band

      May 10- String and Full Orchestra
      May 11- 2A and 5A Band
      May 12- 6A Band
OMEA Chair- Chuck Bolton
Band/Orchestra Administrator- Cindy Simmons


OMEA State Jazz Competition

Cut-off date for qualifying scores and recordings: Sunday, May 6, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018, Mt Hood Community College
Webpage Link

OMEA Jazz Chair: Dan Davey


OSAA Activities Page

Important Links:

Program Standards for Administrators





OMEA Policies and Procedures

Oregon Band Directors Association Website

Oregon Choral Directors Association Website

Elementary Music Teachers