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.

High School Choir
2023-24 Clinician

Micah Horton
Micah Horton is the Director of Choirs at Olathe North High School, in Olathe, KS and the Director of Music at Second Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, MO. He holds a Masters degree in Music Education from the UMKC Conservatory in Kansas City, MO, and Bachelors degrees in Music Composition and in Psychology from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA. He currently serves as the Youth and Student Services R&R Chair for Southwestern Region ACDA. He has previously served as the Multicultural Perspectives R&R Chair for the Missouri Choral Directors Association.
Horton is an active adjudicator, clinician, and performer. He has performed with the Te Deum Chamber Choir under Matthew Christopher Shepard, and the Tallgrass Chamber Choir under Jacob Narverud. Horton is a sought-after guitarist, electric bassist, and mandolinist. He has presented at state & national conferences on topics such as program-building, choral culture & community, cultural appropriation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
 
Chairperson
Michael Davidson
Russell HS
565 E. State Street
Russell, KS 67665
w: 785-483-5631
Important Dates - HS Choir
Sep. 1, 2023 - Fri
2023-24 District-State HS Choir audition registration opens
Oct. 8, 2023 - Sun
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Choir
$5 per audition
Oct. 22, 2023 - Sun
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 — HS Choir
$30 per audition
Nov. 3, 2023 - Fri
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
$60 per audition
Nov. 4, 2023 - Sat
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
$100 per audition
Dec. 9, 2023 - Sat
Mini Convention II
HS Band, HS Choir, Elem. Choir
Fort Hays State University
$15 participation fee per selected student

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