East Central Kansas
Music Educators Association
Update for HS Auditions
  • HS Band, Jazz, and Orchestra instrumental auditions will be held by video again this year using the format put in place last year.
  • Late Deadline #3 is eliminated for instrumental groups. Videos will be due by Nov. 3.
  • HS Choir auditions will be held in person, as scheduled.
Honor Group Venue Changes
The Middle Level Choir and Elementary Treble Choir will hold their clinics and concerts at Shawnee Mission North HS. An updated schedule is posted in each group's page. The high school honor choirs will still be held at Shawnee Mission Northwest HS.
KMEA CODA Grant Application
CODA stands for Creating Outstanding Development in the musical Arts. A CODA Grant is an opportunity for KMEA members to obtain a mini-grant for up to $200 from the KMEA Fund in their classroom for a creative project that enhances curriculum. Funds obtained from this grant are not meant to, and should not be used to replace or supplant currently budgeted school funds. To apply for a grant, please complete the CODA Grant Application.
Attention New Teachers! - JOIN the Mentoring Network
CONNECT with experienced mentors and fellow beginning music educators. — ENGAGE in professional learning through mentoring events and online discussions. — ENJOY SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT from a professional community that is committed to your success.
Mentoring Events
Check out these events designed for first and second year teachers.
Mentoring Help Line
Contact your district mentor chair if you have a question or need resources or help.
New Teacher Handbook
Be sure to check out the New Teacher Handbook for important information.
ECKMEA Honor Group Rosters 2021-22
ML Band Treble Honor Choir
ECKMEA Important Dates
Nov. 1, 2021 - Mon
Alternate Auditions - HS Honor Groups
Blue Valley North HS, 7:00 PM
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Auditions - District HS Honor Groups
Gardner-Edgerton HS
Band, Jazz, & Orchestra: Video Auditions
Choir: In-Person Auditions
Dec. 4, 2021 - Sat
HS Choir: Shawnee Mission NWHS
ML/Elem Choirs: Shawnee Mission North HS
Orchestra: Olathe West HS
Band: Blue Valley HS & Blue Valley North HS
Specific locations for each band will be posted soon

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