High School Jazz Band

High School Jazz Band

2021-22

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.
Clinician
Joe Parisi

Important Dates
Oct. 12 - Audition Registration Deadline - $12 per audition
Oct. 26 - Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 - $25 per audition
Nov. 1 - Alternate Auditions @ Blue Valley North
Nov. 3 - Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 - $50 per audition
Nov. 3 - Audition Videos must be entered by this date. Late videos cannot be accepted.
Nov. 6 - Audition Registration - Late Deadline #3 - on-site registration $100 per audition
Nov. 6 - Video Judging of Auditions @ Gardner-Edgerton HS
Dec. 4 - Clinic & Concert @ Blue Valley HS

Audition Registration
KMEA Members site

Fees
Use the ECKMEA Invoice Generator to create an invoice. A print-out of the invoice must be enclosed with payment.

Audition Excerpts
Refer to the KMEA website for jazz excerpts.

 
Chairperson
Alex Toepfer
Shawnee Mission-East HS
7500 Mission Rd
Shawnee Mission, KS 66208
w: 913-993-6797
Important Dates - HS Jazz Band
Aug. 31, 2021 - Tue
Annual Business Meeting
via Zoom
Oct. 12, 2021 - Tue
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz
$12 per audition
Oct. 26, 2021 - Tue
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 — HS Band, HS Jazz
$25 per audition
Nov. 1, 2021 - Mon
Alternate Auditions - HS Honor Groups
Blue Valley North HS, 7:00 PM
Nov. 3, 2021 - Wed
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 — Instrumental Ensembles
$50 per audition
Nov. 3, 2021 - Wed
HS Instrumental Video Audition Entry Deadline
Late entries will not be accepted
Nov. 5, 2021 - Fri
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 — HS Choir only
$50 per audition
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #3 — HS Choir only
$100 per audition
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
Mini-Conventions
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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