Performance Groups

Each year, performance groups throughout Kansas compete for the privilege and honor of performing at the In-Service Workshop. Groups are selected by blind audition. Judging is conducted by our affiliate organizations.

The application process is available in the KMEA Systems website.

The timeline for the Performance Group application process is shown below.
2017 In-Service Workshop:
Sep. 1, 2015 Earliest date on which audition material may be recorded or performed for audition recording
March 15, 2016 Application for Performance Groups is opened online
May 20, 2016 Two Fridays before 2016 Memorial Day
Deadline for completing online application
Postmark deadline for sending audition materials to President-Elect
June 4, 2016 Saturday of 1st summer board meeting
Blind audition by affiliate organizations
  Week of 2nd summer board meeting
Notification of audition results by President-Elect, sent by letter to each selected director
  One week after 2nd summer board meeting
Announcement of groups selected to perform at ISW 2017
Nov. 15, 2016 Approx. date
Performance Equipment Request opens online
Dec. 15, 2016 Approx. date
Performance Repertoire Report opens online
Dec. 15, 2016 Approx. date
Performance Equipment Requests due
Feb. 15, 2017 Performance Repertoire Report to be finalized by directors
2017 ISW Performance
Mar. 1, 2017 Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections (for archive purposes)