Honor and Professional Societies
Pi Kappa Lambda is an honorary music society, the musical equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa. Membership is based on musical and academic achievement. It consists of both faculty and students. New members and officers are elected each year.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Meredith sponsors a collegiate chapter of NAfME, which is among the world’s largest arts education organizations and is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association has supported music educators at all teaching levels
for more than a century.
American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) Meredith sponsors a collegiate chapter of ACDA, whose mission is to
inspire excellence and nurture lifelong involvement in choral music for everyone through education, performance, composition and advocacy.
The handbook for music students, jury sheets, sample concert reviews, and program notes — along with many other student resources — can be found on My Meredith.