Herkimer County Music Educators Association

Upcoming events:

Congratulations to all those who were selected and participated in our All County II festival on March 17th and 18th. Bravo on your outstanding performances!

NYSSMA Solo Festival will be hosted at CVA on May 12th and 13th, 2023. All teachers should have registered students for the festival using DaCapo by the March 31st deadline. All payments for the festival must be received prior to the festival. Details HERE

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.