The Delaware Music Educators Association, a body of professional music educators, exists to improve music curricula and instruction for students in our public, private, parochial and charter schools and to foster professional growth of all music educators in Delaware. The Association advocates the National Standards as promoted by the NAfME and accepted by the U.S. Department of Education for school music programs and the Delaware Standards for Music as developed by the Visual and Performing Arts Frameworks Commission. The DMEA provides professional development for the members of the organization as well as other music educators in Delaware. The DMEA also organizes the All-State programs in Delaware for those students who are involved in their school music programs. Current DMEA sponsored All-State organizations include: Orchestra, Jazz Band, Junior Band (7 - 9), Senior Band (10 - 12), Junior Chorus (7 - 8), Senior Chorus (9 - 12) and Women's Choir (9 - 12).

DMEA Composition Contest Winners

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Middle School Electronic Music/Music Production

The winner in this division and level is David Poyta.  This is David's second year of participating and his second year winning this division.  David attends the Tatnall School, and his sponsoring DMEA member is Rowena Gutano.  The name of the composition is: “Ambition

 

High School Electronic Music/Music Production

The winner in this division and level is Matthew Chen. This is Matthew's second year of participating in the Young Composers Contest. Matthew attends Caravel Academy and his sponsoring DMEA member is William Merritt, Jr.  The name of the compositon is: “Versa

 

Middle School Traditional Composition

The winner in this division and level is Bruce Nyandemo.  Bruce attends Providence Creek Academy and his sponsoring DMEA member is Kelly Hanson. His composition was written for solo piano and it is titled: “How Could This Happen

 

High School Traditional Composition

The winner in this division and level is Jasmine Bryant.  This is Jasmine's second year of participating and her second year winning in this division. Jasmine attends Caesar Rodney High School and her sponsoring DMEA member is DuWane Sandlin. Her composition was written for full symphony orchestra and is titled:“Dare



DMEA Retirement Dinner 2017

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The Delaware Music Educators Association is a Federated State Association of the National Association for Music Education