In Memoriam – Don Corbett

Dr. Donald Corbett, a prominent leader in music education, passed away on Thursday, September 2. Dr. Corbett built successful band programs at several Kansas schools followed by an exceptional career as Professor of Music Education at Wichita State University. Among his many accolades, Dr. Corbett was named a Lowell Mason Fellow, the highest national honor […]

New for 2022 ISW: 12A Honor Band

The 2022 In-Service Workshop will see the start of a new ensemble, the KMEA 12A Honor Band. This new group is not an “All-State” ensemble as it is not an auditioned group. To be eligible, students from 1A-2A high schools must complete an audition for their KMEA district honor band. Directors will submit nominations to […]

KMEA CODA Grant Application

CODA stands for Creating Outstanding Development in the musical Arts. A CODA Grant is an opportunity for KMEA members to obtain a mini-grant for up to $200 from the KMEA Fund in their classroom for a creative project that enhances curriculum. Funds obtained from this grant are not meant to, and should not be used […]

KMEA Mentoring Conference

KMEA will be hosting a Virtual Mentoring Conference on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Conference information will be released by the KMEA Mentoring team as plans are made.