Student Music Organizations

Music students at Malone have many options for professional development before graduation. Local chapters of national organizations provide opportunities for networking and professional growth to enhance their education and practical skill sets.


OCMEA

Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association, Malone University: Chapter 86

The National Association for Music Education is the national organization; Ohio Music Education Association is the state organization. Music educators in both private and public education are members of this group. Students at Malone are encouraged to join the OCMEA student chapter for an annual membership fee, which includes state and national membership and a discounted registration fee for the state convention. All Music Education majors are required to participate in OCMEA.

ACDA

The American Choral Directors Association is the national organization for choral conductors within public and private schools, churches and professional choral ensembles. Students who are pursuing a choral music education degree or a music ministry degree are encouraged to join the student chapter for an annual membership fee that includes state and national membership and a discounted registered fee for the district conferences.

In the past, our students have competed for national student conducting awards and have attended recent national conferences.