For a student to participate in a KMEA All-State ensemble, the sponsoring teacher must be a regular active KMEA Member. NAfME Associate membership does not grant eligibility as it is not a Kansas membership. Each student participating in Instrumental Live Auditions must first be an performing member of their KMEA District Band, Jazz Ensemble, or Orchestra. Participation in a nominated district group does not provide eligibility for this event.
Jan. 7, 2023
Weather contingency date
Jan. 14, 2023
Live auditions will be held in Salina at either Lakewood MS or Central HS. This page will be updated once the location has been determined.
In case of inclement weather on Jan. 7, 2023 auditions will take place the following Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. All weather-related announcements will be posted in the KMEA Home page and on Twitter (@ksmea).
Directors, bring to the ILA registration table a copy of your Instrumental Audition Invoice in case there are any questions at that time.
Application worksheets will be accepted at Live Auditions for On-Site Registration only($100 per audition, paid in KMEA HQ). See Fees page for further info.