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Aug. 15
Wed
KMEA
Aug. 25
Sat
NAfME
NAfME Southwestern Division Meeting
Aug. 25-26
Aug. 29
Wed
NC
Downbeat Session, 5:00 PM
Manhattan HS Cafeteria
Aug. 31
Fri
EC
ECKMEA Outstanding Teachers of the Year nomination deadline
Sep. 1
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Elementary Choir audition uploads begin
Sep. 1
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Middle Level Choir audition uploads begin
Sep. 1
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir audition registration open
Sep. 1
Sat
EC
ECKMEA Administrator of the Year nomination deadline
Sep. 1
Sat
NC
Honor Administrator Nominations Due
Sep. 1
Sat
NC
Outstanding Music Educator Nominations Due
Sep. 5
Wed
KMEA
2019 ISW Exhibits registration open
Sep. 10
Mon
NE
Business Dinner & Meeting, 6:30 PM
Holton Elementary
FIRST and SECOND year music teachers are our guests and get a free meal!
Come get involved in your professional organization!!
Sep. 11
Tue
EC
Fall Dinner Meeting
Gardner-Edgerton HS
Sep. 12
Wed
NE
NEKMEA nominations due — Teacher of the Year, Young Teacher of the Year
Sep. 15
Sat
KMEA
Sep. 15
Sat
EC
ECKMEA Outstanding Young Teacher of the Year nomination deadline
Sep. 16
Sun
SC
MS Band registration deadline
Sep. 17
Mon
NE
Online voting for Chair-elect candidates
Sep. 10-17
Sep. 18
Tue
SC
Registration deadline — HS Jazz, Elem. Choir
Sep. 23
Sun
SW
HS Jazz audition upload deadline
Sep. 23
Sun
SW
Mentor dinner with Board and new teachers, 4-6 PM
Cimarron
Sep. 24
Mon
NW
JH Band Audition Upload Deadline
Sep. 25
Tue
SC
HS Jazz late registration deadline
Sep. 27
Thu
NW
HS Jazz Band Audition Upload Deadline
Sep. 30
Sun
SW
Audition upload deadline — MS Band, MS Orchestra
Sep. 30
Sun
KMEA
Senseney Music & Wichita State University
Sep. 30-Oct. 1
Oct. 1
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 1
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 1
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 1
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 1
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 3
Wed
SC
HS Jazz Band Auditions
Goddard High School
Oct. 4
Thu
NW
JH Choir Registration Deadline
Oct. 4
Thu
SC
MS Choir registration deadline
Oct. 6
Sat
KOC
Lawrence Langston Hughes Elem.
Oct. 7
Sun
KMEA
Oct. 7
Sun
EC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 7
Sun
NC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 7
Sun
NE
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
$10 per audition
Oct. 7
Sun
NW
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 7
Sun
SC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 7
Sun
SE
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 7
Sun
SW
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 8
Mon
NC
Audition Entries Due — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 8
Mon
SC
Registration deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 9
Tue
NE
Audition registration deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, ML Band
$10 per audition
Oct. 9
Tue
EC
Registration deadline — HS Band/Jazz, 7th/8th Band
Oct. 10
Wed
NE
Audition registration deadline — HS Orchestra, ML Orchestra, Elem. Orchestra
$10 per audition/nomination
Oct. 10
Wed
EC
Registration deadline — HS Orchestra, 7th/8th Orchestra, 5th/6th Orchestra
Oct. 11
Thu
NE
Audition registration deadline — ML Choir, Elem. Choir
$10 per nomination
Oct. 11
Thu
EC
Registration deadline — ML Choir, Treble Honor Choir
Oct. 13
Sat
KMEA
2019 ISW Scheduling Meeting
Friends University
Oct. 14
Sun
SW
MS Choir audition upload deadline
Oct. 15
Mon
SC
Late registration deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 15
Mon
SE
Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band HS Orchestra
Oct. 19
Fri
KMTA
Oct. 20
Sat
NC
Audition Prep Day, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Manhattan HS West Campus
Oct. 20
Sat
KBA
Oct. 21
Sun
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir audition registration - Late deadline #1
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Oct. 21
Sun
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 21
Sun
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 21
Sun
NE
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
$20 per audition
Oct. 21
Sun
NW
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 21
Sun
SC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 21
Sun
SE
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 21
Sun
SW
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 22
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Middle Level Choir - Judging ends
Oct. 22
Mon
KMEA
Oct. 23
Tue
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Band, HS Jazz
Oct. 24
Wed
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Orchestra
Oct. 24
Wed
NW
HS Band Audition Upload Deadline
Oct. 25
Thu
NW
Elementary Choir Registration Deadline
Oct. 26
Fri
NC
High School Audition Fees Due
Oct. 26
Fri
NC
High School Instrumental Audition Late Entry Deadline
Double fees
Oct. 26
Fri
SW
Piano competition
Barclay College Performing Arts Center
Oct. 26-27
Oct. 26
Fri
SC
SCKMEA scholarship applications postmark deadline
Send to SCKMEA Executive Director Larry Brownlee
Oct. 27
Sat
SC
Elementary Choir performance
Wichita Southeast HS
Oct. 29
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Middle Level Choir Audition Fee postmark deadline
$20 fee level
This late fee will be assessed on all auditions fees postmarked after Oct. 22, 2018. All entries not paid by Oct. 29 will be disqualified.
Oct. 29
Mon
SW
HS Band audition upload deadline
Oct. 29
Mon
SE
Late Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band HS Orchestra
Nov. 1
Thu
KMEA
2019 ISW Pre-Registration begins
Nov. 1
Thu
KMEA
2019 ISW Program Advertising opens
ISW Exhibitors only
Nov. 2
Fri
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir audition registration - late deadline #2 (NW, NC, EC, SW, SC, SE)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 2
Fri
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — All HS Ensembles
Nov. 2
Fri
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 2
Fri
NW
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 2
Fri
SC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 2
Fri
SE
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 2
Fri
SW
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 2
Fri
NW
HS Orchestra Audition Upload Deadline
Nov. 2
Fri
SW
HS Orchestra audition upload deadline
Nov. 3
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir Auditions - late deadline #3 (NW, NC, EC, SW, SC, SE)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 3
Sat
EC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — All HS Ensembles
Nov. 3
Sat
SW
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 3
Sat
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 3
Sat
NW
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 3
Sat
SC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 3
Sat
SE
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 3
Sat
NC
District HS Honor Group Auditions
Junction City HS
Nov. 3
Sat
SC
HS Band, Choir, and Orchestra auditions
Goddard Eisenhower HS
Nov. 3
Sat
SW
HS Choir live auditions
Dodge City MS
Nov. 3
Sat
SE
HS Honor Group Auditions
Ft. Scott Middle School
Nov. 3
Sat
EC
HS Live Auditions
Olathe East HS
Nov. 3
Sat
NW
Mini convention I
JH Choir, JH Band, HS Jazz Band
Hays High School
Nov. 3
Sat
SC
MS Band and Choir, HS Jazz performances
Goddard Eisenhower HS
Nov. 3
Sat
SW
MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Festival
Dodge City MS
Nov. 4
Sun
KMEA
Nov. 4
Sun
SE
Nomination deadline — MS Band, Elem. Choir
Nov. 5
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Middle Level Choir Roster TBA
Nov. 8
Thu
NC
Middle Level Band Audition Upload Deadline
Nov. 8
Thu
NC
Middle Level Choir Entries Due
Nov. 9
Fri
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir audition registration - late deadline #2 (NE)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 9
Fri
NE
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
$35 per audition
Nov. 9
Fri
NE
LATE Audition registration deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$20 per audition
Nov. 10
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 District-State HS Choir Auditions - late deadline #3 (NE)
Deadline fees are set by each KMEA district
Nov. 10
Sat
NE
FINAL Audition registration deadline— HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$50 per audition
Nov. 10
Sat
NE
NEKMEA District High School Auditions
Eudora HS & Eudora MS
Nov. 11
Sun
SW
Elementary Choir registration deadline
Nov. 11
Sun
NAfME
Grapevine, TX
Nov. 11-14
Nov. 12
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 Instrumental Live Auditions registration opens
Nov. 15
Thu
SE
District Jazz Band, rehearsal & concert
Pittsburg State University, Bicknell Center
Nov. 16
Fri
NC
NCKMEA Scholarship Application Deadline
Nov. 18
Sun
SE
MS Choir Nomination Deadline
Nov. 21
Wed
EC
ECKMEA HS Scholarship Application deadline
Nov. 26
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Elementary Choir - Judging ends
Nov. 26
Mon
KMEA
Nov. 26
Mon
NE
LATE Registration Deadline — ML Band, ML Orchestra, Elem. Orchestra, ML Choir, Elem. Choir
$20 per participant
Dec. 1
Sat
SE
District Honor Band, Choir, and Orchestra
Pittsburg State University, Bicknell Center
Dec. 1
Sat
EC
ECKMEA Mini-Conventions
Choir: Shawnee Mission NWHS
Orchestra: Olathe South HS
Band: Blue Valley HS
Dec. 1
Sat
SW
HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra Festival
Dodge City HS
Dec. 1
Sat
SC
HS Band, Orchestra and Choir performances
Dec. 1
Sat
NC
HS Mini-Convention
Manhattan HS
Dec. 1
Sat
NC
HS Participation Fees Due
Dec. 1
Sat
NE
NEKMEA Mini-Conventions
Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS
Dec. 1
Sat
NW
NW/SW HS Orchestra
Dodge City HS
Dec. 3
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Elementary Choir Audition Fee postmark deadline
$20 fee level
This late fee will be assessed on all auditions fees postmarked after Nov. 26, 2018. All entries not paid by Dec. 3 will be disqualified.
Dec. 8
Sat
NW
Mini convention II
HS Band, HS Choir, Elem. Choir
Fort Hays State University
Dec. 10
Mon
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Elementary Choir Roster TBA
Dec. 14
Fri
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Entries (with names) Due
Dec. 14
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($10 per audition)
Dec. 15
Sat
KMEA
Dec. 15
Sat
KMEA
Dec. 31
Mon
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($30 per audition)
Jan. 4
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($50 per audition)
Jan. 4
Fri
NC
Middle Level Fees Due
Jan. 5
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 ILA will be held at Salina-Lakewood Middle School
On-Site Registration: ($100 per audition, paid at KMEA HQ)
Jan. 9
Wed
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions results posted
if auditions take place on Jan. 5
Jan. 12
Sat
SE
Elementary and Middle School District Honor Groups
Burlington HS
Jan. 12
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
(contingency date)
Jan. 12
Sat
NC
Middle Level Band & Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
Jan. 12
Sat
NC
Middle Level Participation Fees Due
Jan. 16
Wed
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions results posted
if auditions take place on Jan. 12
Jan. 19
Sat
SW
Elementary & Middle School Choir Festival
Dodge City MS
Jan. 25
Fri
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Fees Due
Jan. 26
Sat
KOC
Topeka State Street Elem.
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
2019 ISW College Credit Application to be posted
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
2019 ISW Program Advertising copy deadline
ISW Exhibitors only
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
2019 NAfME Collegiate Chapter of the Year application postmark deadline
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
2019 NAfME Collegiate ISW Registration online registration & payment postmark deadline
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
2019 NAfME Collegiate State Officer candidate application postmark deadline
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
Feb. 1
Fri
KMEA
Feb. 2
Sat
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
Feb. 9
Sat
KMEA
2019 ISW Pre-Registration deadline
Kansas music educators (PreK-University) must register to attend ISW. $10 discount expires after this date.
Feb. 9
Sat
KMEA
2019 New Teacher Luncheon registration deadline
PreK-12 Kansas music educators in their 1st year of teaching
Feb. 15
Fri
KMEA
Feb. 15
Fri
KMEA
2019 Tri-M Chapter ISW Registration deadline
Feb. 18
Mon
KMEA
2019 Administrators ISW Registration deadline
Feb. 21
Thu
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Elementary Choir performance
Century II Concert Hall
Feb. 21
Thu
KMEA
2019 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 21
Thu
KMEA
2019 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 22
Fri
KMEA
2018-19 All-State Middle Level Choir performance
Century II Concert Hall
Feb. 22
Fri
KMEA
2019 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 23
Sat
KMEA
2018-19 High School All-State Groups performances
Century II Concert Hall & MJT Theater
Feb. 23
Sat
KMEA
2019 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Mar. 1
Fri
SW
Fee Deadline without penalty
Unpaid fees beyond this date will incur a $50 fine.
Mar. 1
Fri
KMEA
Music In Our Schools Month
March 1-31
Mar. 9
Sat
KMEA
Mar. 10
Sun
KMEA
2019 ISW Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections
for archive purposes
Mar. 15
Fri
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Group Application to be posted
May 1
Wed
KMEA
2019-20 All-State instrumental audition excerpts to be posted
May 1
Wed
KMEA
2020 ISW Clinic Proposal Form to be opened
May 1
Wed
SC
Clinician contracts due to Executive Director
May 17
Fri
KMEA
2019-20 Composition Competition application postmark deadline
May 17
Fri
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Groups application postmark deadline
Jun. 1
Sat
SC
Outstanding Educator and Administrator nominations due
Jun. 6
Thu
KMEA
KMEA Leadership Camp
Friends University
Jun. 7
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Jun. 8
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Group Auditions
Friends University
Jun. 8
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Jul. 10
Wed
KCDA
Jul. 26
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Jul. 27
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University

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