Performance Groups

The Performance Group application is located in the KMEA Members site.  After logging in, go to the ISW tab and select Performance Groups. The application for performance at the 2023 ISW will be open March 15 – May 20, 2022.

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 2023 ISW Performance Group application process is shown below. Key dates are highlighted (required steps).

Sep. 1, 2021 Earliest date on which audition material may be recorded or performed for audition recording
Mar. 15, 2022 Applications for Performance Groups to be opened
May 20, 2022 Two Fridays before 2022 Memorial Day: Deadline for completing online application and uploading all digital files
Jun. 11, 2022 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 2023 ISW
Dec. 15, 2022 Performance Equipment Report must be complete
Feb. 15, 2023 Performance Repertoire Report must be complete
Feb. 23-25, 2023 Performance at the 2023 In-Service Workshop
Mar. 5, 2023 Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections