District 12 News


2018-2019 teacher grants

Posted: February 27, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.

This year PMEA District 12 will be offering to its membership, grants ranging in awards up to $1,000.00 each (a total of $3,000.00 will be awarded this year) to help fund a special projects, materials, instruments in your classroom that you may not be able to fund through your school budget. Applications should be mailed or emailed (pastpresident@pmea12.org) to Craig Snyder by March 31, 2018. GRANTS WILL BE AWARDED BY June 9, 2018. Click here to download the application.

District 12 scholarships

Posted: January 31, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.

The online scholarship application will be available until April 27, 2018. Online applications must be complete prior to midnight on April 27, 2018 and materials must be mailed by May 6, 2018. Please note that a complete application consists of: 1) completing the online form and 2) Mailing, to the scholarship committee chair: a copy of the completed online form, letters of recommendation (2), high school transcripts, and music education major acceptance letter from the college or university you will attend. Click here for the online application.

High school festival online forms

Posted: November 16, 2017 - 9:30 p.m.

Directors and participants in the 2018 District 12 Festivals can find links to the online registration forms on the festival pages. Shortcuts to those pages below:
District Band
District Chorus
District Orchestra

2017-2018 high school festival audition solo list

Posted: May 27, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.

The solo list for 2017-2018 high school festival auditions has been posted. Click here to download the list. (The list was corrected and reposted on June 4, 2017.) Further information, along with a PDF of the Brahms Waldesnacht, can be found on the High School Auditions page.

Festival host rotation

Posted: June 2, 2016 - 10:30 a.m.

A host rotation list has been posted for high school festivals through 2022. Click here to download the list (Updated June 2016).


About PMEA District 12

Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) is an affiliate of the nearly 80,000 member National Association for Music Education (NAfME). PMEA is a service organization to music education in the Commonwealth. The membership includes those engaged in music instruction at all levels, from preschool through college and university, retired educators, as well as those in the music industry. In addition, students enrolled in music education may participate in collegiate chapters and secondary students may participate in Tri-M Honor Society. PMEA provides leadership in professional growth and offers special opportunities for musical development to school students. PMEA District 12 serves the music educators and students of Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester counties.