Performance Groups

Beginning with the 2021 cycle, the application process will be located in the KMEA Members site.  After logging in, go to the ISW tab and select Performance Groups. The application will be open April 1 – May 15 May 27, 2020.

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 timeline for the 2021 ISW Performance Group application process is shown below. Key dates are highlighted (required steps).

Sep. 1, 2018 Earliest date on which audition material may be recorded or performed for audition recording
Apr. 1, 2020 Applications for Performance Groups to be opened
May 28, 2020 Two Fridays before 2020 Memorial Day [Extended to May 27]: Deadline for completing online application and uploading all digital files
Jun. 6, 2020 Saturday of 1st summer board meeting: Blind audition by affiliate organizations
  Week of 2nd summer board meeting: Notification of audition results by President-Elect, to be sent by letter to each selected director
  One week after 2nd summer board meeting: Public announcement of groups selected to perform at 2021 ISW
Dec. 15, 2020 Performance Equipment Report must be complete
Feb. 15, 2021 Performance Repertoire Report must be complete
Feb. 25-27, 2021 Performance at the 2021 In-Service Workshop
Mar. 5, 2021 Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections