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.
Auditions must be registered online in the KMEA Members site by the sponsoring teacher.
Jan. 7, 2023
Weather contingency date
Jan. 14, 2023
Salina-Lakewood Middle School
1135 E. Lakewood Circle
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).
An Instrumental Live Audition printed invoice with required signatures (director and principal) must be submitted to KMEA prior to auditions. If auditions were paid online by credit card, this form may be delivered in person on the day of auditions. Hand deliver the form to Randy Fillmore in Audition HQ.
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.