About Us

The Oregon Music Education Association promotes excellence in music education and serves the professional needs of music educators.

Core Beliefs

  1. The act of making music inspires creative passion and encourages aesthetic sensitivity. 
  2. Through music we have a powerful way to express meaning in our lives. 
  3. Music is a celebration of our humanity. 
  4. All students deserve to have access to a quality music education taught by a qualified music educator.

Our History

The articles and documents below share historical information and content about our organization.

All You Ever Wanted To Know About OMEA: The Oregon Music Educators Association
Its History, Leaders, Policies and Traditions 1936-1996, Compiled by John C. McManus

Presidents of the OMEA

First Vice Presidents of the OMEA

Second Vice Presidents of the OMEA

Band Chairs of the OMEA

Choral Chairs of the OMEA

Orchestra Chairs of the OMEA

Elementary Music Chairs of the OMEA

General Music/Humanities Chairs of the OMEA