“Music is an essential part of everything we do. Like puppetry, music has an abstract quality which speaks to a worldwide audience in a wonderful way that nourishes the soul.”- Jim Henson
Oswego County Music Educators :

Recognizes the outstanding music educators of our nation through an invitation for membership.
Sponsors convention clinics and roundtable discussions to share ideas and strategies.

Hosts exchange concerts and master classes for students to provide quality educational experiences.

Serves as mentors for new and young teachers.

Sponsors honor bands events and chamber music festivals for young and developing band students.

Publishes curriculum guides and advocacy material based on the latest scientific research on the importance of music education in the development of youth.

Commissions new concert band literature from today’s most prestigious composers. Honors the achievements of developing bandmasters through awards and presentations.

Upcoming Events

Here is the 2019-2020 event calendar 

SH All-County Auditions
Saturday, December 14th, 2019
Location: Central Square HS

OCMEA Scholarship Auditions 
Tuesday, January 7th,  2020
Snow Date: January 8th, 2020
Location: Oswego HS

This is available to any senior who has participated in at least two All-County Festivals.  See your teacher for more details.


NYSSMA ZONE IV Area All-State:

Many Oswego county students participated in the Area All-State Festival on November 15th and 16th held at Rome Free Academy.  All four performing groups were phenomenal.  There were many talented performers from Oswego, Herkimer and Oneida counties.

JH Auditions completed:

JH Band students auditioned for the upcoming All-County Band festival in Fulton.  Congratulations to those selected.  Be sure to practice your music to be prepared for the festival.