Herkimer County Music Educators Association

Upcoming events:

All County II at Richfield Springs CSD March 15th and 16th.

HCMEA Scholarship application deadline May 1st.

NYSSMA Solo Festival at Central Valley Academy May 10 and 11th.

Scholarship opportunities: can be found underneath the grant information tab on this site.

Are you a 12th grade student in Herkimer County who is planning to pursue a career in the field of music?

You're eligible to apply for our HCMEA scholarship grant! Details about the process can be found under the grant Information tab above!

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.