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LMEA State Solo and Ensemble’s Virtual Recital Featured Performers

The recitals will be posted soon. Please check back.


Aston King – Bayou Chicot Middle School, Adyson West – Bayou Chicot Middle School, Vance Collins – DeRidder Jr. High School, Mikayla Mayes – DeRidder Jr. High School, Colin Leblanc – Lockport Middle School, Anna Comeaux – L.J. Alleman, Mike Izaguirre – L.J. Alleman, Jack Vu – L.J. Alleman, Molly Margaglio – L.J. Alleman, Camille Boudreaux – L.J. Alleman, Andrew Miller – L.J. Alleman


Maria Espinoza – Lafayette High School, Jaden Atkins – DeRidder High School, Grace Lovitt – Rosepine High School, William Long – Lafayette High School, Bryce Labbie – Sulphur High School, Ethan Mire – Lafayette High School, Sam Ashurst – Lafayette High School, Jonas Johnson – Lafayette High School, David Smith – Lafayette High School, Jaedyon Garner – Lafayette High School, Madison Leonard – Central Lafourche High School, Kaia Wilson Chavez – DeRidder High School, Central Lafourche Saxophone Quartet, Dutchtown Saxophone Ensemble


Parker Sonnier – Barbe High School, William Rhys – Baton Rouge Magnet High School, Ella Kornfuhrer – Mandeville High School, Riley Gary – Sulphur High School, Kyler Keys – Sulphur High School, Sulphur High School Vocal Ensemble

LMAA Training

The next LMAA training for choir and band will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Mandeville High School from 9am-3pm. Anyone interested in attending should go to & fill out the workshop application. Please feel free to reach out to other choir and band directors in your area and encourage them to attend the workshop. Anyone can attend the workshop even if they do not meet the requirements to become a member.

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.

State Solo Assessment

2023 State Solo Gold Medal Winners

2023 State Solo Recital Performances.

Link to State Solo Recital - HS Vocal and MS Instrumental Link to State Solo Recital - HS Instrumental

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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.

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