Music & Arts is on the road. Visit us at a Trade Show near you!

Music & Arts is on the road. Visit us at a Trade Show near you!

Music & Arts travels the nation to meet face-to-face and network with music educators and influencers in every state. Strong relationships are essential in the music business, whether equipping a band or orchestra, playing in an ensemble or teaching music to a child or a leading a group of professionals.

We love being around people who love music and love teaching. It is our passion to bring the latest and best to music teachers and their classrooms. Music & Arts boasts one of the largest product offerings in the world, expert and friendly service, a trusted repair team, the best-of-class rental program and a true commitment to music educators. Together, we strive to make music accessible to all.

What's Unique about the Music & Arts Exhibit Booth?

  • Great prizes and give-aways
  • Exclusive deals on instruments, sheet music and accessories
  • One-on-one tour of our products, brand and services
  • Special educator discount on your future purchases for the best deals in the industry
  • Previews of our unique proprietary line of instruments
  • Get on the INVITE LIST for sensational parties and product showcases throughout the year

2017 Event Schedule

JAN 11-14

The Florida Music Educators Association’s (FMEA) annual Professional Development Conference is one of the largest events in the country. With nearly 250 clinic sessions and concerts, the attendance at the Tampa Convention Center is more than 8,000 people each year. All-State ensembles, students and professional musicians performing with invited ensembles headline the many performances.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at FMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on January 13, 2017 at 7:45AM on Tips in Room 9 for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair. Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

JAN 20-21
Booth #8
Anaheim, CA
Make an appointment with: Jessica Buchanan

The Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) 2016 Conference features forums, education sessions, exhibitions, performances and more performances. The venues range from the plush Anaheim Hilton Ballroom to the very accessible Anaheim Convention Center and maybe the ultimate venue – DisneyLand. Improving teaching techniques and networking are just a couple of the many goals of the conference.

JAN 25-28
Booth #203
Peoria, IL
Make an appointment with: Paul Bauer

The Illinois Music Education Conference brings over 10,000 people to Peoria every year. This is the ILMEA’s premier event, gathering the music education community together for clinic sessions, networking and lots of music. It is designed to help fulfill the ILMEA mission to advocate for universal access to comprehensive music education.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at IMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Thursday, January 16 from 9:00 -10:00 AM; in room CC-134 on Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repairs. Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

JAN 25-28
Booth #d-2
Osage Beach, MO
Make an appointment with: Sean Scales

Over 75 years old, the Annual Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) In-Service Workshop/Conference is held in Osage Beach/Tan-Tar-A and is always a fun and productive experience. Clinics led by nationally recognized clinicians, exhibits, outstanding ensembles and more fill the schedule each year. The goal is always to expand Missouri’s collective knowledge and passion to ensure music education for all students.

JAN 26-28
Booth #d-1
Colorado Springs, CO
Make an appointment with: Jason Giorgio

The Broadmoor hotel sets the tone for the Colorado Music Educator Annual Conference with great facilities and an academic environment. Public and private music educators gather to share, learn, and network with fellow professionals and musicians to advance the standards of teaching and performance among other goals.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at CMEA Conference! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Friday January 27th at 9:00 AM (for woodwinds instruments) and Saturday, January 28th at 9:00 AM (for brass instruments) on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

JAN 26-28
Booth #108
Athens, GA
Make an appointment with: Ron Hart

The Georgia Music Educators Association represents the fifth largest group of music educators in the nation. They host the annual GMEA In-Service Conference with a full schedule of exhibits, education sessions and performances to delight Athens’ Classic Center crowds, all there to promote the advancement of music in Georgia.

JAN 27
Buffalo, IL
Make an appointment with: Derek Rice

The Erie County Music Educators Association hosts the Annual Western New York Conference Day for Music Educators at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center for teachers at every level. The ECMEA is a non-profit organization representing Erie County and Western New York. The Conference Day brings teachers and administrators together with professional musicians and education specialists along with industry experts in sessions from “Rehearsal Blues and Blahs” to “Instrument Repair 101” which is presented by our Music & Arts experts. There’s a vendor exhibition area, concert hours, mini technology sessions, give-a-ways, a full lunch, and music provided proudly by the Buffalo Musicians’ Association – Local 92.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at ECMEA Conference! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on January 27th at 8:30 AM and 10:30 AM on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

FEB 2-4
Booth #408
Cincinnati, OH
Make an appointment with: Paul Bauer

The Ohio Music Education Association hosts an annual Conference to promote and increase participation in music and to enable educators to best serve those students. The OHEA is the third largest of the 52 federated state affiliates of NAfME with member educators serving nearly 2 million students in high school and college.

FEB 4-6
Booth #72
Columbia, SC
Make an appointment with: Michael Marra

The South Carolina Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference is designed drive awareness of music and education endeavors in South Carolina schools and communities. The SCME event features opportunities to collaborate with other arts organizations and agencies and to learn from and network with top educators and clinicians.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at SCMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Saturday February 4th from 10:15 - 11:30 in Richland on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair.". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

FEB 3-4
Booth #201
Mesa, AZ
Make an appointment with: Jason Giorgio

The Arizona Music Educators Association is a cooperative effort of music educators and their Professional Development Conference looks to the future and preparing educators for all that comes their way. Musicians, students, and parents will enjoy performances and exhibitions while educators will also attend clinic sessions and presentations. A great time is had by all while advancing AMEA’s goal of spreading music throughout Arizona and enabling teachers.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at AMEA! Our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 1:15 to 2:15 PM in Cholla Room on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair." Learn how to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom!

FEB 8-10
Booth #843
San Antonio, TX
Make an appointment with: Kyle Mathis

The Texas Music Educators Association annual four-day convention boasts 300+ workshops for band, orchestra, vocal, elementary, and college educators and students. TMEA Convention attendees are delighted and inspired by more than 100 performances by fine musicians from around the state. Over 1,000 booths by more than 500 companies spanning the music industry pack the tradeshow floor. It is the largest of its kind, with 26,000 people attending and nearly 10,000 registering for classes or clinics.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at TMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM in Room: CC STARS AT NIGHT BALLROOM 4. The clinic is called "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

FEB 10-11
Booth #400, #402
Baltimore, MD
Make an appointment with: Brian Rotz

One of the ways that Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) serves its many members is hosting a two-day conference for professional development. Public and private educators from early childhood development to higher education come together to network and share while learning at clinics and attending beautiful performances. The ultimate goal is to advocate for the growth of music in schools and the preparation of educators.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at MMEA! Our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 10:10 AM in Room 320, on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair." Learn how to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom!

FEB 16-19
Booth #413
San Jose, CA
Make an appointment with: Jessica Buchanan

The California Music Educators Association’s annual conference brings together one of the most diverse and geographically dispersed membership in the country for a valuable and engaging experience. Mentorship plays a big role as new educators and students gain invaluable insight and knowledge each year. Past CMEA conferences have employed interesting and engaging content like “Teaching Language Arts with Cowboy Songs” to enable teachers to better serve the music students of California.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at CMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on January 28th 11:00 in Clinic Ross Room (Golf Club) on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

FEB 17-18
Booth #251
Bellevue, WA
Make an appointment with: Thomas VanDuzer

The Exhibit hall of the 2017 NAfME Northwest Division Conference attracts thousands of Northwest’s Best Music Educators, teachers, students and parents from all six Northwest Division states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. The Northwest Division presents a biennial conference in odd-numbered years and rotates between the cities of Spokane, Washington; Bellevue, Washington; and Portland, Oregon.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at the NAfME Northwest Division Conference! Our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on Saturday, February 18, 2017 in room Hyatt Cottonwood from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair." Learn how to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

FEB 23-25
Wichita, KS
Make an appointment with: Sean Scales

Each year, KMEA hosts an In-Service Workshop at the Century II Convention Center in Wichita. At this important annual event, speakers, performers, and vendors gather together to represent the best of music education throughout the state.

MAR 1-4
Booth #714
Pittsburgh, PA
Make an appointment with: Brian Rotz

Join fellow musicians, teachers and vendors at the largest gathering for string professionals in the United States. 3 days of sessions, inspiring performances & network with the who’s who of the String Industry at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, PA. With 200+ interactive sessions, there is something for everyone.

MAR 3
South Elgin, IL
Make an appointment with: Paul Bauer

The DuPage County Educator clinic sponsored by Music & Arts has been the premier source of Continuing Education material for educators in the Midwest for 33 years. This music specific in-service day consists of clinics for orchestral, band, choral, and general music educators. Please visit the event page below for more information on clinicians and how to register.

MAR 3-5
Liverpool, NY
Make an appointment with: Derek Rice

The New York State Band Directors Association’s (NYSBDA) Winter Conference is designed to advance the standards of New York bands by providing platforms for the exchange of ideas, among other things. The experience is loaded with clinics, social gatherings, and great performances.

MAR 9-11
Boston, MA
Make an appointment with: Joe Heffernan

The Massachusetts Music Educators Association Annual All-State Conference and Exhibition is held annually on the Boston waterfront. With the mission to support comprehensive, quality music education for all students, the MMEA stresses advocacy and professional development. The MMEA Conference serves more than 800 music educators and features more than 500 of Massachusetts' best student musicians performing throughout.

MAR 12
New York, NY
Make an appointment with: Derek Rice

The New York Flute Fair is a full day of concerts, workshops, classes, lectures, reading sessions, and an annual competition. Industry and vendor booths line the exhibition hall. The featured themes are always entertaining, as are the guest artists and honorees. Jean-Pierre Rampal was the first to grace the stage at the first Flute Fair in 1994 and he has been followed by many other exceptional musicians like Paula Robison, Robert Aitken and Bonita Boyd. The Flute Fair is put on by the New York Flute Club. The NYFC provides the New York flute community with education, enrichment and competitions and also sponsors a series of monthly concerts featuring many of the world’s leading flutists.

MAR 19-21
Booth #24, #25 #90, #91
Hershey, PA
Make an appointment with: Brian Rotz

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference is the annual networking and clinical event for over 4,500 members. The PMEA is dedicated to promoting the musical development of all Pennsylvanians, and the conference serves as a central event where educators can meet, share and learn while Pennsylvania’s best and most promising musicians perform.

MAR 30 APR 1
Hartford, CT
Make an appointment with: Joe Heffernan

The Connecticut Music Educators Association Annual In-Service Conference goals are identical to the general mission of the CMEA, to offer programs and activities for professional educators to enhance the quality of music education for all children. Connecticut’s finest musicians will perform throughout this engaging educational event, providing the perfect interludes between clinics and networking sessions.

MAR 30 APR 1
Concord, NH
Make an appointment with: Dave Proulx

The New Hampshire Music Educators Association’s All-State Music Festival and Spring Conference is a networking and educational event right in the middle of the state’s biggest celebration of music. Impressive performances from New Hampshire’s brightest student and professional musicians highlight the festival while expert clinicians headline the NHMEA conference.

APR 5-8
Atlantic City, NJ
Make an appointment with: Dave Kaplan

NAfME is pleased to present the 2017 Biennial Eastern Division Conference. Hosted by the NJMEA, this year's conference will be bigger than ever before with over 2000 plus Attendees and 100 plus Exhibitors expected! After 35 years, the conference is returning to Atlantic City, New Jersey and will be held at the AC Convention Center.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at the NAfME Eastern Division Conference! Division Conference! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth. Our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

APR 5-8
Nashville, TN
Make an appointment with: Wade Green

The mission of the Tennessee Music Education Association Conference is to promote the advancement of high quality music education for all. Its goal is to encourage and provide students with opportunities for high quality music experiences; actively promote and provide the best resources and opportunities for professional development; Provide opportunities for sharing and disseminating information, teaching strategies and resources; and become the leading advocate for music education at the local, regional and state level.

APR 6-8
Reno, NV
Make an appointment with: Jason Giorgio

The Nevada Music Educators Association holds its annual Professional Development in the most obvious and fun place—Las Vegas. The conference and the association are set up to promote music education for all students at a high level of teaching excellence. That's why the NMEA conference is so important. Member educators gain insights and experience from peers and expert clinicians amidst wonderful performances all around them.

MAY 18-19
Orono, ME
Make an appointment with: Joe Heffernan

Maine’s All-State Conference for professional development is accompanied by the Maine All-State Festival, so the atmosphere is rich, and there is always music in the air. This educational experience and networking opportunity for Maine Music Educators Association (MMEA) members is designed to enable music educators at all levels to engage and inspire musicians at all levels.

MAY 18-20
Denton, TX
Make an appointment with: Henry Hart

The Texas Flute Society is organized to further the activities and education of flutists in North Central Texas; to sponsor concerts, link workshops, price clinics, masterclasses, and festivals at which members and guest artists can perform and disseminate information, and to direct our efforts toward cultural and educational values in and for the general community, striving for activities with a public interest wider than that of members and contributors.

JUN 8-11
Richmond, VA
Make an appointment with: Mike Damron

The Home Educator Association of Virginia Convention takes place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center fron June 9-11, 2016. It hosts thousands of convention attendees, exhibitors, speakers, and graduation participants and their families. The convention provides educational sessions, musical performance, tradeshow exhibits, and much more. Music & Arts participates at this convention on many level. It sponsors the graduation ceremony, offers an instrument petting zoo on June 10 and 11, and holds a booth #513 in the exhibit hall.

JUN 18-21
Lake Ozark, MO
Make an appointment with: Sean Scales

The Missouri Bandmasters Association Summer Convention is a professional development event for Missouri band directors held at the Resort at Port Arrowhead during the middle of June each year. The MBA hosts a family-friendly event, offering childcare services and family activities. Visit the exhibits and eat some great food to some outstanding music in between valuable clinics.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at MBA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on June 20th at 11:00 AM on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

JUL 12-14
Denver, CO
Make an appointment with: Jason Giorgio

The Colorado Bandmasters Association Summer Convention brings the Educators and musicians from throughout the state of Colorado and immerses them in an environment of musical learning, sharing and appreciation. Outstanding clinics and performances highlight this great CBA event and networking opportunity.

JUL 20-22
San Antonio, TX
Make an appointment with: Vince Chiappone

The Texas Bandmasters Association hosts the largest annual state bandmasters association convention in the country. Over 6,500 attend clinics, concerts and network with peers, thought leaders and vendors at over 600 booths on the trade show floor. The convention is over 65 years old and serves the goal of the TBA to improve the quality of music education in Texas' elementary, middle and high schools, colleges, and universities.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at TBA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on July 22nd at 2:30 PM in Room CC216 and July 23rd, 2016 at 8:00 in Room CC216 on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

SEPT 7-10
Coral Gables, FL
Make an appointment with: Wade Green

As an affiliate of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), FSMTA is a non-profit organization providing professional support for nearly 800 music teachers and their students. Its members are professionally engaged in the teaching of music in the State of Florida and have met certain membership qualifications, as set forth in the Bylaws of the Association. The primary purpose of the Association is the advancement of music in the State of Florida through excellent teaching, learning, and performing which seeks to recognize individual achievement at all levels.

OCT 21
Laurel, MD
Make an appointment with: Brian Rotz

One of the ways that Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) serves its many members is hosting a two-day conference for professional development. Public and private educators from early childhood development to higher education come together to network and share while learning at clinics and attending beautiful performances. The ultimate goal is to advocate for the growth of music in schools and the preparation of educators

NOV 11-14
Booth #700
Winston-Salem, NC
Make an appointment with: Barry Carroll

Downtown Winston-Salem is the festive site for the North Carolina Music Educators Association Conference. More than 1,500 music educators, musicians, and parents enjoy educational sessions, clinics, concerts and more in the Benton Convention Center, Stevens Center and other venues around town. The NCMEA Conference trade show, with over 100 vendors, offers a look at the very latest products and services available to teachers and other music professionals.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at NCMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will present two clinics called "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". The first clinic will cover the woodwind instruments on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 5:00PM in Embassy Suites BH Gaines*. The second clinic will cover brasswind instruments and will take place Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 8:00AM in Benton CC Piedmont 4*. To learn more about our repair services, please visit musicarts.com/repairs.

NOV 16-18
Booth #
Hot Springs, VA
Make an appointment with: Brian Rotz

The Virginia Music Educators Association provides leadership and professional development to ensure quality music education throughout the state of Virginia. Their annual professional development conference refreshes teaching skills and reviews the latest developments in music technology. The VMEA event is the perfect opportunity for peer networking and learning from some of the best. Musical performances conducted by fellow teachers highlight the bill.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at VMEA! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic the week of November 17th on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair" in room Mt. Vernon/Stratford. Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!

DEC 20-23
Booth #433
Chicago, IL
Make an appointment with: Paul Bauer

The Midwest Clinic started in 1946 Chicago as 120 music directors met in a YWCA gym. Now, the four-day Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference, the largest music conference of its kind with more than 17,000 people attending from over 30 countries and all over the United States. The topics span from industry trends to better business practices and features exhibits, clinics, networking with music icons and more. Capping the event, Music & Arts hosts an annual Midwest Gala party, sponsored by the biggest B&O brands around, with world class live music at the Palmer House Hilton. Educators are invited to RSVP for the reception here.

The Music & Arts Repair Shop is at the Midwest Clinic! Emergency repairs will be provided at the Music & Arts booth #433, and our expert technicians will conduct a clinic on December 14th at 4:00 pm in Room W181 on "Tips for Quick & Easy Instrument Repair". Learn to make minor repairs and adjustments to brass and woodwind instruments in the classroom and so much more!