High School Jazz Band
Membership Requirement
For a student to participate in KMEA honor groups the sponsoring teacher must be an active member of the Kansas Music Educators Association.

High School Jazz Band

2023-24

Clinician
TBA

Important Dates
Aug. 29 - Business Meeting @ Gardner-Edgerton HS
Oct. 10 - Audition Registration Deadline - $18 per audition
Oct. 24 - Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 - $25 per audition
Oct. 30 - Alternate Auditions @ Blue Valley North
Nov. 3 - Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 - $50 per audition
Nov. 4 - Audition Registration - Late Deadline #3 - on-site registration $100 per audition
Nov. 4 - Auditions @ Gardner-Edgerton HS
Dec. 2 - 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
Chad Coughlin
Olathe-South HS
1640 E 151st St
Olathe, KS 66062
w: 913-780-7160
Important Dates - HS Jazz Band
Aug. 29, 2023 - Tue
ECKMEA Business Meeting
Gardner-Edgerton HS
5:30 - Mentoring meet & greet
6:00 - Dinner
6:30 - General business
7:00 - Break-out meetings
Oct. 10, 2023 - Tue
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz
$18 per audition
Oct. 24, 2023 - Tue
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 — HS Band, HS Jazz
$25 per audition
Oct. 30, 2023 - Mon
Alternate Auditions - HS Honor Groups
Blue Valley North HS, 7:00 PM
Nov. 3, 2023 - Fri
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 — All HS Ensembles
$50 per audition
Nov. 4, 2023 - Sat
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #3 — All HS Ensembles
$100 per audition
Nov. 4, 2023 - Sat
District HS Honor Group Live Auditions
Gardner-Edgerton HS
Nov. 21, 2023 - Tue
Student Scholarship Application due
Dec. 1, 2023 - Fri
HS Concert Bands & Jazz Band Rehearsals
Gold & Blue Bands @ Blue Valley HS
Jazz & Red Bands @ Blue Valley West HS
Dec. 2, 2023 - Sat
Mini-Conventions
Choir: Shawnee Mission NWHS
Orchestra: Olathe West HS
Band: Blue Valley HS

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