Student Professional Organizations

National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

February meeting of NAfME members, warm-up activity
February meeting of NAfME members, warm-up activity

NAfME is the largest national organization for music educators and is dedicated to furthering the education of working professionals and collegiate music education majors. The collegiate chapter of NAfME volunteers time to the music department, hosts guest speakers, and attends state, regional, and national music education conferences. NAfME is open to all music educators.

See more about us on YouTube:  NAfME!

For more information, please contact the advisor, Dr. Scott Rieker at

NAfME officers - Fall 2022

President: Maggie Longerbeam
President-elect: Courtney Sechler
Secretary: B. Eileen Martin
Treasurer: Evie Shanholtz
Historian: Alex Frye

American Choral Directors' Association (ACDA)

Hendrix choral conductingThe mission of ACDA is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy. Visit the national organization's website at The Frostburg ACDA Collegiate chapter sponsors department-wide events to support music students and choral singing, as well as professional development opportunities for students and community members.

For more information, please contact the Advisor, Dr. Scott Rieker at


Programs Offered by the Department

  • B.S./B.A. Music
    Major and Minor
    Concentrations in Vocal Performance, Music Management, Instrumental Performance, Music Studies, Teaching Option