Collegiate NAfME is an opportunity for future music educators at the Collegiate Level to engage with their professional association while also gaining valuable skills at the local level through chapter programming and leadership opportunities. Collegiate members at the IMEA level maintain full access to membership benefits, while also gaining attendance at many programs through generous discounts.
Collegiate Chapters elect 1 representative to the IMEA Board of Directors each year, to serve a 2 year term.
Collegiate NAfME Chair
Penny Dimmick – Butler University, Faculty Chair
Dr. Dimmick joined the faculty of Butler University in 1991 where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in music education. Prior to her appointment at Butler she taught public school general music and percussion for seven years, and was an adjunct faculty member in music education and percussion at TaylorUniversity, Ball State University, and Marian University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Taylor University and Master of Music and Doctor of Arts degrees in Music Education and Percussion Performance from Ball State University. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA), as Collegiate Chair of the North Central division and on the National Collegiate Advisory Board of NAfME, The National Association for Music Education.
IMEA Collegiate Representatives
Jonah Andreatta – Indiana University
Jonah Andreatta, of Lexington, Kentucky, is a senior studying music education, bassoon performance, and Spanish. Jonah is entering his second year as a collegiate representative to the IMEA board. At IU he studies bassoon with Kathleen McLean and has played in multiple ensembles, including the Marching Hundred, Philharmonic Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and various chamber groups. Additionally, Jonah is a Herman B. Wells Scholar, a member of the Hutton Honors College, and serves as president of cNAfME-IU. Currently, he is as an RA at the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts and a summer staff member for the Lafayette High School Band.
Maya Davis – Butler University
Maya Davis is currently a junior studying Instrumental Music Education at Butler University. She is a clarinetist in the Wind Ensemble and has also spent the past two years performing with the Marching Band and Basketball Band. This year, Maya is serving as the Vice President of Programming for Butler’s cNAfME chapter, and is also the current President of the Alpha Beta chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi. This is her first year serving on the IMEA board as a collegiate representative.