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Robert L Wilhite

The Robert L. Wilhite Award of Excellence has been adopted by LMEA to recognize quality high school and middle school instrumental music programs serving historically disadvantaged student populations. The school’s demographics should include over 50% of the student body receiving free or reduced lunches.

Entry forms, recordings of a live performance, all supporting documentation must be submitted between March 1 and June 1. High schools may apply in even numbered years; middle schools may apply in odd numbered years. Read more….

Nominations are closed for LMEA President and Division Chairs.

There was only one nomination for each position except Band Division Chair. Voting for that position will begin on March 1, 2020 and close on March 15, 2020 at midnight. If a runoff is needed, it will be March 20 – April 1, 2020. Read more about the nominations for each position….

State Solo Assessment has been reinstated and a middle school option has been added. The assessment is scheduled on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Vocal performances will be at Comeaux High School; instrumental performances will be at Lafayette High School. Read more about the guidelines and specific music requirements….

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2020 LMEA Board Elections

Posted on December 5, 2019

Nominations are open through December 31, 2019 for the board positions listed below. Please see…

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