Why attend an ISME World Conference on Music Education PDF Print E-mail

ISME 2012 logo

Reasons for attending an ISME World Conference on Music Education


  • You will meet music educators from nearly 90 countries

Energize yourself

  • World renowned speakers will stretch your thinking in new directions

Professional growth

  • A host of presentations are offered in various styles: roundtables, symposia, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, posters

Communication and sharing

  • You will meet international colleagues who are eager to communicate and share ideas between conferences


  • You will meet international colleagues who are always willing to offer assistance between conferences, but there will also be those eager to connect with you and seek your assistance


  • Explore the wide variety of opportunities that ISME offers for you to be a conference presenter, performer or leader of a performing group. Mentors are available who will assist you to polish your submissions, as required

Musical experiences

  • Enjoy concerts by performers from all over the world, and from the host country and region

Earn credits

  • Many institutions offer recognition and academic credit for ISME conference attendance. Some institutions may provide financial assistance. ISME will always supply you with any letters/documentation to assist in this regard

Exhibition/Trade Show

  • Browse through local, regional and international exhibits that are showcased for display and for sale


  • ISME conferences move around the world, thus offering an opportunity to combine your music educational and personal interests


  • An ISME World Conference on Music Education promises to renew both your professional knowledge and expertise and your contacts with former and new colleagues from around the world
ISME 2014 partners and sponsors