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2019 NAfME Northwest Division Conference in Portland, Oregon

February 14 - 17, 2019


Link to purchase tickets for the OMEA Middle School All-State Concerts

Click here for the NAfME NW information page to find details about the Conference and All-Northwest Student Ensembles

***Click here for Hotel and conference registration for the NAfME Northwest Division Conference*** 

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2019 NAfME Northwest Division Conference - AT the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon 

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


Conference Chair- Janet Lea


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


Applications for presentations and performances were due April 16, 2018


All-State Dates

06/01/2018       Audition Materials posted to Website

09/01/2018       HS & MS Online Auditions/ Elementary Recommendations Open

09/15/2018       Conference Pre-Registration Opens

10/03/2018        Auditions/ Recommendations Close

10/03/2018        Audition/Recommendation and Fees deadline 11:59:59 PM

11/14/2018        Acceptance Notices Emailed/ All-State Registration Begins

12/12/2018        Student Registration Ends/ All-State Payments Due

01/07/2019        Music Mailed (To student's directors at school)

01/18/2019        Conference Pre-Registration Closes

02/14/2019        All-State Middle School Groups Begin 

02/15/2019        All-State High School and Elementary Groups Begin

03/23/2019        Deadline to enter ensembles for State Chamber Ensemble Contest 4:00 PM

04/26/2019        State Chamber Championships at Pacific University

04/27/2019        State Solo Championships at Pacific University

OMEA Board Meetings

09/15/2018       Full Board, Plus Ensemble Managers - 8:30-3:30 - Wilsonville Old Church McMenamins, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070

01/12/2019      Full Board, Plus Ensemble Managers - 8:30 - 3:30 - Hilton, Downtown Portland 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

05/18/2019       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