KMEA All-State Middle Level Choir Concert
Virtual Performances during 2021 In-Service Workshop
Broadcast links will be provided to directors of selected students
For 2021, these concerts will be presented as separate broadcasts.
Links to Honor Group performances will be sent to directors of participating students to forward to students/parents. Recordings of Honor Groups may be purchased separately from our audio recording partner Shhh Audio
All-State Middle Level Choir Virtual Rehearsal
Sat, Jan. 23 — 9:00 – 11:00 AM, via Zoom
Mon, Feb. 8 — * All-State Middle Level Choir performance files due
* Performance files may be audio (MP3 or WAV) or video (MP4). Parental permission will be required for video submissions.
Event Time Line
2020-21 school year
Sep. 1, 2020 – Ready to receive new mp3 files
Oct. 20, 2020 – Online application completed (mp3 upload deadline)
Nov. 17, 2020 – Audition fees due, $7 per student (postmark deadline)
Nov. 17, 2020 – Blind judging of submissions completed
Nov. 24, 2020 – Late Audition fees due, $20 per student (postmark deadline)
Nov. 30, 2020 – Website notification of accepted singers. Directors submit Participation Fee ( $35 per selected student).
Participation Fee is immediately due upon notification of acceptance
Jan. 15, 2021 – Participation Fee must be in KMEA’s hands by this date.
Jan. 23, 2021 – Virtual clinic/rehearsal with All-State conductor (9:00 – 11:00 AM)
The sponsoring teacher is advised to confirm the postmark on their fee payment if someone other than the teacher is posting the payment.
We will use Festival Scores to manage audition mp3 uploads and judging. Teachers may create their Director account and add student profiles at any time.
Use the following Event Tag to activate this Audition Event in your Director account:
— register their students.
— create their student profiles in Festival Scores.
— upload the mp3 audition recordings to Festival Scores.
— login and listen to the auditions.
— score the auditions using the established rubric.
— be able to listen to each entry as many times as needed.
— identify disqualifying factors found in the recordings.
Judges will not…
— know who they are listening to.
— have access to any identifying information for each entry.
The KMEA All-State Middle Level Choir Chair will…
— login and verify completion of judging.
— validate disqualifying factors as identified by judges.
— be responsible for taking questions regarding policy of the ML Choir
— generate the final roster for publication.
— notify teachers of selected students.
The KMEA Webmaster will…
— monitor data processes during the registration and judging timeline.
— be responsible for primary tech support.
— post the final roster online when it has been released.
— receive and manage audition and participation fees.
Auditions submitted to BOTH KCDA Treble Choir and KMEA Middle Level Choir will be disqualified. Students choosing to audition must select, with assistance from their teacher, only one choir for which they will audition.