High School Orchestra
Register your students online prior to midnight on October 10, 2018.
Late enrollment (with fee increase) is due by October 30.
New teachers—it is highly
encouraged that you talk to your bookkeeper to make sure checks will be cut
in time for this event (it has been an issue with some districts in the past).
On-time registration fee is $10 per student;
October 30 late registration fee is $20 per student;
and on-site registration the day of auditions is $50 per student.
Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 are eligible for this ensemble.
Auditions will be held Saturday, November 10 at Eudora High School
2203 Church Street, Eudora, KS 66025, beginning with student registration at 7:30
AM. We ask all teachers to meet at 7:00 AM to go over the audition process.
Follow signs in the school to location of the orchestra directors room.
Teachers will be expected to be a part of the audition process and are encouraged
to attend the NEKMEA Fall Meeting on Monday, September 10, at Holton
Elementary School, 812 West 5th, Holton, KS. Information for the meeting will be posted
on the Home page of this site.
Students can wear casual clothes and are encouraged to bring a music stand for
the warm up room on audition day. There will be snacks available for purchase in
Eudora High School. If chosen for the District Orchestra, students are expected to
wear their school's concert uniform (black dress or tux).
Literature will be chosen soon and practice copies will be sent to directors in
November. The NEKMEA High School Orchestra rehearsal/performance will be
held on Saturday, December 1, at Topeka-Washburn Rural High School
5900 SW 61st, Topeka, KS 66619.
We are still working on the schedule for the mini convention and the audition
Alexander Safford: Folk Tune Air and Fiddler's Fury (Alfred)
Elegy by Jack Jarrett (FJH)
Chacoone by Pachelbel (arr. Mueller-Hartmann)
Albinoni: Sinfonia in G Major (ed. Kolneder) (Schott) (removed Sep. 24)