Skip to main content


2024 LMEA State Solo and Ensemble’s Virtual Recital

State Solo Gold Medal Winners

Advocacy: Supporting Music Education for Louisiana Students

Music is an essential subject with lifelong benefits!
Help us advocate for music education by sharing how it helped shape your life.

2023 Live – Vodcast Series
Tell Us Your Story
was a live vodcast with music educators, administrators, and students during the 2023 LMEA Professional Development Conference. Listening to your colleagues and students (or former students) as they tell us their stories.

Administrators Impact Culture: Unity ♦ Excellence ♦ Commitment
This series of short videos centers around school and district level administrators who, through their support of music, have had a strong impact on students’ lives.

  • A Case Study on Unity
    as told by Ouachita High School’s Principal, Charles Wright, Director of Bands, Coby Coco, Athletic Director and Head Coach, Benjy Lewis, as well as band and football team members
  • A Case Study on Excellence
    as told by West Monroe High School’s Principal, Dan Lane, Director of Bands, Robert Freeman, Choral Director, Victoria Freeman, and the band’s drum captain
  • A Case Study on Commitment
    as told by district and school level administrators in the Calcasieu Parish School Board as well as some of the parish’s directors and students

The Value of Music Education – Video Series

Todd Bontemps, Antonio J. García, Brandon Marsalis, Kabir Sehgal, Ann Yonemura, and others share insights on the value of music education, whether it becomes your vocation or not.

Thank you Louisiana Musician sponsors:





Music Rising logoMr. Holland's Opus logo

Help in a disaster.
Music Rising, administered by The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, helps school music programs with instrument and equipment loss after natural disasters. Schools impacted that are in need of assistance can call (818) 762-4328 or visit:

Louisiana schools that have received assistance include: Abney Elementary (Slidell), North Iberville High School (Rosedale), Huntington High School (Shreveport), Turner Elementary Middle School (Shreveport)

LMEA’s Mission Statement:
The mission of the Louisiana Music Educators Association is to provide leadership, professional development, and support for its membership to ensure quality music education.

   Facebook Logo - LMEA Outreach PageTwitter Logo


Upcoming Events