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May 1, 2019
Wed
KMEA
2019-20 All-State instrumental audition excerpts to be posted
May 1, 2019
Wed
KMEA
2020 ISW Clinic Proposal Form to be opened
May 1, 2019
Wed
SC
Clinician contracts due to Executive Director
May 17, 2019
Fri
KMEA
May 17, 2019
Fri
KMEA
Jun. 1, 2019
Sat
SC
Outstanding Educator and Administrator nominations due
Jun. 6, 2019
Thu
KMEA
KMEA Leadership Camp
Friends University
Jun. 7, 2019
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Jun. 8, 2019
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Group Auditions
Friends University
Jun. 8, 2019
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Jun. 21, 2019
Fri
KASTA
Jun. 24, 2019
Mon
KOC
Baker University
June 24 - July 5
Jun. 28, 2019
Fri
NC
Summer Board Meeting
Manhattan
Jul. 10, 2019
Wed
KCDA
Jul. 17, 2019
Wed
KBA
Jul. 26, 2019
Fri
KOC
Shawnee Riverview Elem.
Jul. 26-27
Jul. 26, 2019
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Jul. 27, 2019
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Friends University
Aug. 15, 2019
Thu
KMEA
2019 KCOMTEPS registration open
Aug. 28, 2019
Wed
NC
Downbeat Session, 5:00 PM
Manhattan HS Cafeteria
Sep. 1, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Elementary Choir audition uploads begin
Sep. 1, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019-20 All-State Middle Level Choir audition uploads begin
Sep. 1, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019-20 District-State HS Choir audition registration open
Sep. 1, 2019
Sun
NC
Honor Administrator Nominations Due
Sep. 1, 2019
Sun
NC
Outstanding Music Educator Nominations Due
Sep. 9, 2019
Mon
NE
Business Dinner & Meeting, 6:30 PM
Holton Elementary
Sep. 10, 2019
Tue
EC
Fall Dinner Meeting
Gardner-Edgerton HS
Sep. 15, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019 KCOMTEPS online registration & payment postmark deadline
Sep. 29, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2019 KCOMTEPS
Senseney Music & Wichita State University
Sep. 29-30
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2020 Hall of Fame nominations due
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2020 Honor Administrator nominations due
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2020 ISW Clinic Proposals due
Oct. 1, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2020 Outstanding Music Educator nominations due
Oct. 5, 2019
Sat
KOC
Tonganoxie Elementary
Oct. 12, 2019
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Scheduling Meeting
Friends University
Oct. 25, 2019
Fri
NC
High School Audition Fees Due
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
KMEA
2020 ISW Pre-Registration begins
Nov. 1, 2019
Fri
KMEA
2020 ISW Program Advertising opens
ISW Exhibitors only
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
NC
District HS Honor Group Auditions
Junction City HS
Nov. 2, 2019
Sat
NW
Mini convention I
JH Choir, JH Band, HS Jazz Band
Hays High School
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SW
HS Choir live auditions
Dodge City MS
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
EC
HS Live Auditions
Olathe East HS
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
SW
MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Festival
Dodge City MS
Nov. 9, 2019
Sat
NE
NEKMEA District High School Auditions
Eudora HS & Eudora MS
Nov. 12, 2019
Tue
KMEA
2019-20 Instrumental Live Auditions registration opens
Nov. 29, 2019
Fri
NC
HS Participation Fees Due
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
EC
ECKMEA Mini-Conventions
Choir: Shawnee Mission NWHS
Orchestra: Olathe South HS
Band: Blue Valley HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
SW
HS Band, HS Choir Festival
Dodge City HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NC
HS Mini-Convention
Manhattan HS
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
SW
HS Orchestra
FHSU
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NW
Mini convention II
HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra, Elem. Choir
Fort Hays State University
Dec. 7, 2019
Sat
NE
NEKMEA Mini-Conventions
Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS
Dec. 15, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Groups Equipment Request deadline
Dec. 15, 2019
Sun
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Repertoire Report open
Dec. 20, 2019
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($10 per audition)
Dec. 31, 2019
Tue
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($30 per audition)
Jan. 3, 2020
Fri
NC
Middle Level Fees Due
Jan. 10, 2020
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Audition registration & fee deadline
($50 per audition)
Jan. 11, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
Salina-Lakewood Middle School
On-Site Registration: ($100 per audition, paid at KMEA HQ)
Jan. 11, 2020
Sat
NC
Middle Level Band & Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
Jan. 15, 2020
Wed
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions results posted
if auditions take place on Jan. 11
Jan. 18, 2020
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
(contingency date)
Jan. 22, 2020
Wed
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions results posted
if auditions take place on Jan. 18
Jan. 24, 2020
Fri
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Fees Due
Jan. 25, 2020
Sat
SW
Elementary & Middle School Choir Festival
Dodge City MS
Jan. 25, 2020
Sat
KOC
Topeka State Street Elem.
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 All-State Scholarships application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 Don & JoAnne Corbett Scholarship application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Program Advertising copy deadline
ISW Exhibitors only
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 NAfME Collegiate Chapter of the Year application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 NAfME Collegiate State Officer candidate application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 Robert & Myrabel Hollowell Scholarship application postmark deadline
Feb. 1, 2020
Sat
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
Feb. 15, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Repertoire Report to be finalized by directors
Feb. 27, 2020
Thu
KMEA
2020 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 28, 2020
Fri
KMEA
2020 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 29, 2020
Sat
KMEA
2020 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Mar. 1, 2020
Sun
SW
Fee Deadline without penalty
Unpaid fees beyond this date will incur a $50 fine.
Mar. 10, 2020
Tue
KMEA
2020 ISW Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections
for archive purposes

Future ISW Dates
Feb. 27-29, 2020
Feb. 25-27, 2021
Feb. 24-26, 2022
Feb. 23-25, 2023
Feb. 22-24, 2024
Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2025
Feb. 26-28, 2026
Feb. 25-27, 2027
Feb. 24-26, 2028
Feb. 22-24, 2029
Feb. 21-23, 2030

2019-20

Sep. 9 Business Dinner & Meeting, 6:30 PM
Holton Elementary
Nov. 9 District High School Auditions
Eudora HS
Dec. 7 NEKMEA Mini-Conventions

Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS