Herkimer County Music Educators Association

The general purpose of the Herkimer County Music Educators Association (HCMEA) shall be to advance the cause of music education through the mutual helpfulness and the promotion of appropriate projects and activities. More specifically, its purpose shall be: to stimulate interest in the study of music in the schools of Herkimer County and other BOCES affiliated schools; to raise standards of musical taste and performance; to secure wider recognition of educational values of music; to encourage a carry-over of school music training into the musical, social, and home life of the community as a vital part of its cultural, recreational, and leisure time activities; fellowship among its members.