Arizona Music News

A Publication of the Arizona Music Educators Association

May 2020

NAfME's Statement - "Arts Education is Essential"

NAfME joined 52 other arts organizations in creating "Arts Education is Essential," a statement that outlines the importance of continuing arts education during the pandemic. The statement begins, "It is imperative that all students have access to an equitable delivery of arts education that includes dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts that supports their educational, social, and emotional well-being, taught by certified professional arts educators in partnership with community arts providers." Read the entire statement here.

AMEA Position Statement on Music Education and the Reopening of Arizona's Schools

Please see the official position statement of the Arizona Music Educators Association regarding the continuation of music education when Arizona schools open in the Fall. Click on the picture of the document for the PDF, larger version.

AMEA Calendar Updated

The AMEA calendar is updated with all the dates for the 2020-21 school year.

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