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Sep. 17, 2019
Tue
SC
Registration deadline — HS Jazz, Elem. Choir
Sep. 22, 2019
Sun
SW
HS Jazz audition upload deadline
Sep. 23, 2019
Mon
NW
JH Band Audition Upload Deadline
Sep. 24, 2019
Tue
SC
HS Jazz late registration deadline
Sep. 26, 2019
Thu
NW
HS Jazz Band Audition Upload Deadline
Sep. 28, 2019
Sat
KMEA
University of Kansas, Murphy Hall
Eastern Districts - ECKMEA, NEKMEA, SEKMEA
Sep. 29, 2019
Sun
KMEA
Senseney Music & Wichita State University
Sep. 29-30
Sep. 29, 2019
Sun
SW
Audition upload deadline — MS Band, MS Orchestra
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Elementary Choir audition uploads begin
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Oct. 2, 2019
Wed
SC
HS Jazz Band Auditions
Goddard HS
Oct. 3, 2019
Thu
NW
JH Choir Registration Deadline
Oct. 3, 2019
Thu
SC
MS Choir registration deadline
Oct. 5, 2019
Sat
KOC
Tonganoxie Elementary
Oct. 5, 2019
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Scheduling Meeting
Andover Central HS
Oct. 5, 2019
Sat
KMEA
Andover Central High School, Choir Room
Western and Central Districts - NWKMEA, SWKMEA, NCKMEA, SCKMEA
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
KMEA
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
EC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
NC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
NE
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
$10 per audition
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
NW
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
SC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
SE
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
$4 per audition
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
SW
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 6, 2019
Sun
SW
Registration deadline — Piano Competition
Oct. 7, 2019
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 7, 2019
Mon
NC
Audition Entries Due — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 7, 2019
Mon
SC
Registration deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 8, 2019
Tue
NE
Audition registration deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band
$10 per audition
Oct. 8, 2019
Tue
NE
Nomination deadline — ML Band
$10 participation fee per selected student
Oct. 8, 2019
Tue
EC
Registration deadline — HS Band/Jazz, 7th/8th Band
Oct. 9, 2019
Wed
NE
Audition registration deadline — HS Orchestra
$10 per audition
Oct. 9, 2019
Wed
NE
Nomination deadline — ML Orchestra, Elem. Orchestra
$10 participation fee per selected student
Oct. 9, 2019
Wed
EC
Registration deadline — HS Orchestra
Oct. 10, 2019
Thu
NE
Nomination deadline — ML Choir, Elem. Choir
$10 participation fee per selected student
Oct. 10, 2019
Thu
EC
Registration deadline — ML Choir, Treble Honor Choir
Oct. 13, 2019
Sun
SW
MS Choir audition upload deadline
Oct. 14, 2019
Mon
SE
Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$5 per audition
Oct. 19, 2019
Sat
KBA
Oct. 19, 2019
Sat
SW
Piano Competition
Barclay College, Ross Ellis Fine Arts Center
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019-20 District-State HS Choir audition registration - Late deadline #1
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
SC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
NE
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
$20 per audition
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
NW
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
SW
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
SE
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$25 per audition
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
NW
Mentoring Banquet
Phillipsburg Huck Boyd Center, 3:00 PM
Oct. 20, 2019
Sun
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 22, 2019
Tue
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Band, HS Jazz
Oct. 23, 2019
Wed
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Orchestra
Oct. 23, 2019
Wed
NW
HS Band Audition Upload Deadline
Oct. 23, 2019
Wed
EC
Registration deadline — 7th/8th Orchestra, 5th/6th Orchestra
Oct. 24, 2019
Thu
NW
Elementary Choir Registration Deadline
Oct. 25, 2019
Fri
NC
High School Audition Fees Due
Oct. 25, 2019
Fri
NC
High School Instrumental Audition Late Entry Deadline
Double fees
Oct. 26, 2019
Sat
SC
Elementary Choir performance
Wichita Southeast HS
Oct. 28, 2019
Mon
SW
HS Band audition upload deadline
Oct. 31, 2019
Thu
NW
NW/SW HS Orchestra Audition Upload Deadline
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
KMEA
2020 ISW Early Registration begins
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
KMEA
2020 ISW Program Advertising opens
ISW Exhibitors only
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
KMEA
2019-20 District-State HS Choir audition registration - late deadline #2 (NW, NC, SC)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
SC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
NW
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
KMEA
2019-20 District-State HS Choir Auditions - late deadline #3 (NW, NC, SC)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
SC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
NW
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
SC
HS Band, Choir, and Orchestra Honor Group Auditions
Goddard Eisenhower HS
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
NW
Mini convention I
JH Choir, JH Band, HS Jazz Band
Hays High School
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
SC
MS Band, MS Choir, HS Jazz performances
Goddard Eisenhower HS
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
NC
District HS Honor Group Auditions
Junction City HS
Nov. 3, 2019
Sun
SE
Nomination deadline — MS Band, Elem. Choir
$5 participation fee per selected student
Nov. 4, 2019
Mon
KMEA
Nov. 4, 2019
Mon
EC
Blue Valley North HS, 7:00 PM
Nov. 5, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Middle Level Choir - Judging ends
Nov. 5, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Nov. 7, 2019
Thu
NC
Middle Level Band Audition Upload Deadline
Nov. 7, 2019
Thu
NC
Middle Level Choir Entries Due
Nov. 8, 2019
Fri
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir audition registration - late deadline #2 (NE, EC, SW, SE)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 8, 2019
Fri
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — All HS Ensembles
Nov. 8, 2019
Fri
SW
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 8, 2019
Fri
NE
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
$35 per audition
Nov. 8, 2019
Fri
SE
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$50 per audition
Nov. 8, 2019
Fri
NE
LATE Audition registration deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$20 per audition
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SW
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SE
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$100 per audition
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SW
HS Choir Live Auditions
Dodge City MS
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SW
MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Festival
Dodge City MS
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — All HS Ensembles
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
KMEA
2019-20 District-State HS Choir Auditions - late deadline #3 (NE, EC, SW, SE)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
NE
FINAL Audition registration deadline— HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$50 per audition
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SE
HS Honor Group Auditions
Ft. Scott Middle School
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
NE
NEKMEA HS Honor Group Auditions
Eudora HS & Eudora MS
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
EC
ECKMEA HS Honor Group Live Auditions
Olathe East HS
Nov. 10, 2019
Sun
SW
Elem. Choir registration deadline
Nov. 11, 2019
Mon
KMEA
2019-20 Instrumental Live Auditions registration opens
Nov. 12, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Middle Level Choir Audition Fee postmark deadline
$20 fee level
This late fee will be assessed on all auditions fees postmarked after Nov. 5, 2019. All entries not paid by this date will be disqualified.
Nov. 14, 2019
Thu
SE
HS Jazz Band Rehearsal & Concert
Pittsburg State University, Bicknell Center
Nov. 15, 2019
Fri
NC
NCKMEA Scholarship Application Deadline
Nov. 17, 2019
Sun
SE
MS Choir Nomination Deadline
$5 participation fee per selected student
Nov. 19, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Middle Level Choir Roster TBA
Nov. 24, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Elementary Choir - Judging ends
Nov. 25, 2019
Mon
KMEA
Nov. 29, 2019
Fri
NC
HS Participation Fees Due
Dec. 2, 2019
Mon
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Elementary Choir Audition Fee postmark deadline
$20 fee level
This late fee will be assessed on all auditions fees postmarked after Nov. 25, 2019. All entries not paid by this date will be disqualified.
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
EC
ECKMEA Mini-Conventions
Choir: Shawnee Mission NWHS
Orchestra: Olathe South HS
Band: Blue Valley HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
SE
HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra performances
Pittsburg State University, Bicknell Center
$5 participation fee per selected student
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
SC
HS Band, HS Orchestra, HS Choir performances
Wichita East HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NC
HS Mini-Convention
Manhattan HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NE
NEKMEA Mini-Conventions
Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
SW
HS Band, HS Choir Festival
Dodge City HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NW
Mini convention II
HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra, Elem. Choir
Fort Hays State University
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NW
NW/SW HS Orchestra
Fort Hays State University
Dec. 9, 2019
Mon
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Elementary Choir Roster TBA
Dec. 12, 2019
Thu
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Entries (with names) Due
Dec. 15, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Groups Equipment Request deadline
Dec. 15, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Repertoire Report open
Dec. 20, 2019
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($10 per audition)
Dec. 31, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($30 per audition)
Jan. 3, 2020
Fri
NC
Middle Level Fees Due
Jan. 10, 2020
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($50 per audition)
Jan. 11, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
Salina-Lakewood Middle School
On-Site Registration: ($100 per audition, paid at KMEA HQ)
Jan. 15, 2020
Wed
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions results posted
if auditions take place on Jan. 11
Jan. 18, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
(contingency date)
Jan. 18, 2020
Sat
NC
Middle Level Band & Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
This event will move to the same date as NC HS auditions in 2020-21.
Jan. 18, 2020
Sat
SE
MS Band, MS Choir, Elementary Choir performances
Frontenac HS
Jan. 22, 2020
Wed
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions results posted
if auditions take place on Jan. 18
Jan. 24, 2020
Fri
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Fees Due
Jan. 25, 2020
Sat
KOC
Topeka State Street Elem.
Jan. 25, 2020
Sat
SW
Elem. Choir, MS Choir Festival
Dodge City MS
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Program Advertising copy deadline
ISW Exhibitors only
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 NAfME Collegiate Chapter of the Year application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 NAfME Collegiate State Officer candidate application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
Feb. 15, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Repertoire Report to be finalized by directors
Feb. 27, 2020
Thu
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Elementary Choir performance
Century II Concert Hall
Feb. 27, 2020
Thu
KMEA
2020 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 28, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Middle Level Choir performance
Century II Concert Hall
Feb. 28, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2020 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 29, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Mar. 1, 2020
Sun
SW
Fee Deadline without penalty
Unpaid fees beyond this date will incur a $50 fine.
Mar. 1, 2020
Sun
KMEA
Music In Our Schools Month
March 1-31
Mar. 10, 2020
Tue
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections
for archive purposes
Mar. 15, 2020
Sun
KMEA
2021 Composition Competition Application to be posted
Mar. 15, 2020
Sun
KMEA
2021 ISW Performance Group Application to be posted
May 1, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2020-21 All-State instrumental audition excerpts to be posted
May 1, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2021 ISW Clinic Proposal Form to be opened
May 15, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2020-21 Composition Competition application postmark deadline
May 15, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2021 ISW Performance Groups application upload deadline
Jun. 4, 2020
Thu
KMEA
KMEA Leadership Camp
Location TBA
Jun. 5, 2020
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Location TBA
Jun. 6, 2020
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Location TBA
Jun. 6, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2021 ISW Performance Group Auditions
Location TBA
Jul. 24, 2020
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Location TBA
Jul. 25, 2020
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Location TBA
Oct. 10, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2021 ISW Scheduling Meeting
Location TBA

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