Oneida County
Music Educators' Association

Welcome to the Oneida County Music Educators' Association webpage! 

Use the navigation bar on the left to find out more about our organization and the opportunities we offer. 

Latest OCMEA News

Congratulations to the 2022 NYSSMA Conference All-State Ensembles

Congratulations to the Oneida County student musicians who were selected to participate it the 2022 NYSSMA Conference All-State ensembles! This festival weekend brings together the top-scoring student performers across New York State to work together with world-class conductors and clinicians. The students were selected as the most talented soloists from the spring 2022 NYSSMA Solo Festival

We are extremely proud of these students and their accomplishments. They were excellent representatives of the music programs in Oneida County. Thank you to teachers, families, and friends for your support of music in the lives of these students!

2023 OCMEA Scholarship Auditions coming up!

The Oneida County Music Educators Association will award scholarships to seniors graduating in 2023 who are continuing in a music career. This year, the scholarship auditions will take place at Oriskany CSD. Please see the side bar for more information. 

Four Oneida County School Districts earn Best Communities for Music Education Recognition

OCMEA is proud to have four school districts earn the distinction of a Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation. The 2021 winners are:

Clinton Central School District
Holland Patent Central School District
New Hartford Central School District
Rome City School District

The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.