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.
2018 In-Service Workshop:
Sep. 1, 2016 Earliest date on which audition material may be recorded or performed for audition recording
March 15, 2017 Application for Performance Groups is opened online
May 19, 2017 Two Fridays before 2017 Memorial Day
Deadline for completing online application
Postmark deadline for sending audition materials to President-Elect
June 10, 2017 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 2018
Nov. 15, 2017 Approx. date
Performance Equipment Request opens online
Dec. 15, 2017 Approx. date
Performance Repertoire Report opens online
Dec. 15, 2017 Approx. date
Performance Equipment Requests due
Feb. 15, 2018 Performance Repertoire Report to be finalized by directors
2018 ISW Performance
Mar. 1, 2018 Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections (for archive purposes)