Who are we?
Duquesne University’s National Association for Music Education Chapter #159 (NAfME) is a collegiate organization for music education majors at the Mary Pappert School of Music. The organization offers professional development opportunities throughout the year for students, including workshops, professional speaker presentations, and the main opportunity being the annual Pennsylvania Music Education Association (PMEA) Conference.
What we want to do!
Last year, our organization was fortunate enough to send 25 students to the PMEA Conference. Through the help of our Crowdfunding campaign, we were able to keep their individual cost under $100. We hope to continue these efforts this year and send 40 members to the conference, keeping the cost affordable.
Why a PMEA Conference?
The PMEA Conference is a way for students to have professional development opportunities including speaking to music educators across the state, participating in professional workshops, talking to vendors about music education resources, and attending ensemble performances.
What will donations go towards?
Through our own fundraising efforts and membership dues, we have previously raised funds for approximately 25 students to attend the PMEA conference. However, since over 40 students have shown interest in attending the conference this year, the donated funds from this campaign would allow for 15 additional students to attend. The total cost of accommodations and registration for 40 people comes out to about $6470. Your donations would go towards conference registration and hotel accommodations!
- Ten hotel rooms at $169 per night (4 students per room) for 3 nights ($5070)
- PMEA Student Registration at $35 for 40 students ($1400 total)
Spread the word and donate today!
We hope you will consider donating to the Fund PMEA Crowdfund! Any and all donations are appreciated. Please share our page with alumni, friends, and family via email, text-message, and social media. Everything helps!