High School Jazz Band
Membership Requirement
For a student to participate in KMEA honor groups the sponsoring teacher must be an active member of the Kansas Music Educators Association.

Audition Requirements

Participation Eligibility Requirements
There are three requirements for a student to be eligible to audition for the NEKMEA Band, Jazz Band or Orchestra Winds/Percussion membership:
  1. The student must first be a performing member of their school's band program.
  2. The student's director must submit an online audition form and a printed form with payment to NEKMEA for each student auditioning. This form must be submitted by the deadline established by NEKMEA.
  3. The student must be deemed an eligible freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in good standing in their high school.

2023-24 Audition Excerpts

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Garrett Jones
Tecumseh-Shawnee Heights HS
4201 SE Shawnee Heights Rd
Tecumseh, KS 66542
w: 785-379-5880
Important Dates - HS Jazz Band
Sep. 9, 2024 - Mon
Business Dinner & Meeting
Lawrence HS
5:15 PM - New Teacher Meeting
6:00 PM - Dinner
6:45 PM - General Business Meeting
7:00 PM - Breakout Sessions (Band, Choir, Orchestra)
Oct. 10, 2024 - Thu
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band
$10 per audition
Nov. 8, 2024 - Fri
LATE Audition Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$20 per audition
Nov. 9, 2024 - Sat
FINAL Audition Registration Deadline — HS Choir, HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
$50 per audition
Nov. 9, 2024 - Sat
District HS Honor Group Auditions
Eudora HS & Eudora MS
Dec. 7, 2024 - Sat
Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS

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