Middle Level Choir
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.

Middle Level Choir



Important Dates
Sep. 9 - Business Meeting @ Lawrence HS
Oct. 16 - Nomination Deadline - $10 participation fee per selected student
Dec. 7 - Clinic & Concert @ Topeka HS

8:00 - Check-in
8:30 - Rehearsal begins
2:00 PM - Public Concert
Tickets are $5.00 at the door for adults. Students K-12 and younger are FREE.

  • Nomination deadline is October 16, 2024.
  • Nominations are entered in the KMEA Members site. Students are nominated by their teacher, who must be a member of KMEA. There is no audition.
  • Each school will be represented in the honor choir with a total of 6 singers.
    Please nominate an SSAATB sextet.
  • 7th-9th grade students are eligible for this choir. NOTE: This does mean your school district can send a M.S. SSAATB sextet and a H.S. 9th grade SSAATB sextet.
  • Each school may also submit 2 alternates. These will only be used to balance the choir, if needed. We can often use extra tenors and basses, so here is where to submit them.
Participation Fee
Participation fee is $10.00 per student and must be paid in full immediately after completing the entry. Checks and money orders are accepted, but NO PURCHASE ORDERS. Send payment, invoice, and a print-out of your nomination list to the chairperson.
Zach Shoemaker, NEKMEA ML Honor Choir
Bonner Springs-Clark MS
100 N. McDaniel
Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Make checks payable to: Northeast KMEA

Festival Day Attire
Students are to wear black on bottom and white, gray, or black on top. Dresses are fine for ladies, and suits/tuxes/vests are fine for the guys (ties are optional).

Performance Repertoire
Practice tracks will be made available for download in the KMEA Members site. Music should be memorized for the mini-convention.

KMEA Membership Requirement

The NEKMEA board voted to require membership in NAfME-KMEA in order to register students for NEKMEA honor groups. This is in line with the KMEA policy requiring membership in order to register students for KMEA All-State ensembles.

  1. Join NAfME. Indicate Kansas in your membership profile.
  2. Set up an account in the KMEA Members website. This creates a connection between your NAfME profile and KMEA's registration systems.
  3. After creating an account in the KMEA Members site, select your district affiliation so you may participate in elections.
  4. When registering students for NE district or All-State ensembles, your NAfME ID will be part of the registration.
  5. Do not wait until the deadline day to start this process!
Zach Shoemaker
Bonner Springs-Clark MS
100 N. McDaniel
Bonner Springs, KS 66012
w: 913-422-5115
Important Dates - ML Choir
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. 16, 2024 - Wed
Nomination Deadline — ML Choir, Elem. Choir
$10 participation fee per selected student
Dec. 7, 2024 - Sat
Choir: Topeka HS
Orchestra: Topeka-Washburn Rural HS
Band: Topeka-Seaman HS

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