Schedule and Sessions
Join us March 21st-23rd (Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning), and take your teaching skills to a new level with sessions for everyone! Each year, over 300 educators, retired members, and collegiate students attend the NDMEA Conference. Our High School All-State Music Festival takes place concurrently, and the conference culminates with three fabulous concerts on Saturday.
2019 Conference Headliners
Dr. Joseph Missal - All-State Band Conductor
Dr. Eugene Rogers - All-State Mixed Choir Conductor
Dr. Lynn Gackle - All-State Treble Choir Conductor
Dr. Chung Park - All-State Orchestra Conductor
Adam Meckler - All-State Jazz Band Conductor
Kerry Marsh - All-State Jazz Choir
Future Conference Dates
2019 March 21-22-23 (Thursday-Friday-Saturday)
2020 March 22-23-24 (Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)
2021 March 21-22-23 (Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)
2022 March 24-25-26 (Thursday-Friday-Saturday)
2023 March 23-24-25 (Thursday-Friday-Saturday)
All conferences are held at the Bismarck Event Center
Places to Stay and Eat
Get specialized hotel rates while you attend the conference, and find tasty places to eat.
Attendance Justification Toolkit
Our Executive Board has drafted a letter to aid your attendance of the conference.
The NDMEA conference offers 1 education credit through Valley City State University as professional development. Cost is $75. For requirements, click the link below.