High School Band


NWKMEA In-Person mini-conventions are cancelled for 2020-21. Auditions and nominations for honor groups will be held online. Rosters will be published.
Audition Recordings
Auditions will be submitted online using Festival Scores. Teachers may create their Director account and update their Director and Student profiles now.

The NW District will again be using Festival Scores for submitting audition recordings. It is important that audition recordings are uploaded by the deadline. Late entries cannot be accepted.

Dates & Deadlines
Oct.22 - Festival Scores will open for uploads
Oct. 29 @ 11:59:59 PM (Central Time) - Deadline to upload HS Band auditions
Oct. 30-Nov 4: Judging
Nov. 7: Results posted

Please take note that the deadline is Central Time Zone. Also, late uploads are not possible. When the deadline has passed, the Festival Scores system will close the upload window.

Thank you for doing what you do each and everyday in and out of the classroom. As music educators, we know what we do makes a difference and that our students need our encouragement to keep playing and keep improving. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Festival Scores information video
Directors should watch this short video to become familiar with the Festival Scores audition system.

Festival Scores - Audition Event Tags

Directors, you will need to activate the following Event Tags in your Festival Scores Director account in order to upload audition entries.

Audition EventEvent Tag
Wind & Mallets4LMZFP3
Snare & TimpaniKFGJYRG
Vesta Jo Still
Phillipsburg HS
1905 E. 400 Rd
Phillipsburg, KS 67661

Important Dates - HS Band
Oct. 29, 2020 - Thu
HS Band Audition Upload Deadline
Dec. 12, 2020 - Sat
Mini convention II
HS Band, HS Choir, Elem. Choir
Fort Hays State University
In-person mini-conventions are cancelled

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