Junior High 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.

Junior High Choir

2022-23

Clinician
Shana Lander, Manhattan-Anthony Middle School

Deadline for Entries
  • Nominations must be entered online by Oct. 6, 2022.
  • No entries will be accepted after the deadline.
  • Students nominated for JH Choir may also audition for JH Band.
    • If a student is accepted into the JH Band you may send an alternate.
    • Please send me the entry information for the alternate ASAP.
Entry Information
  • Only 7th and 8th grade students are eligible. JH Choir participants are selected by teacher recommendation.
  • Nominations consist of balanced (equal number of sopranos, altos, and T/B; mark voicing as S, A, T, or B) 15% of your choir members who are deserving of this honor. (It is impossible to have a balanced choir if we do not all abide by the guidelines.)
  • Fill out the nomination form in the KMEA Members site when it is available.
  • Please rank your students and include their year in school.
  • Fill out all necessary information (Please note that we are asking for student height in inches. This will be used for assigned seating and riser order.)
  • Nomination deadline is midnight Oct. 6, 2022 (Central Time). No entries will be accepted after the deadline.
Participation Fee
  • $10 per student.
  • Due at the Nov. 5, 2022 mini-convention.
  • Purchase Orders will not be accepted.
  • Make checks to: NWKMEA
  • Fee doubles if not paid by Nov. 5, 2022.
NWKMEA Mini-Convention I
  • Nov. 5, 2022 @ Hays High School
  • Rehearsals begin at 8:30 AM
  • Concert is at 3:30 PM in Gym A
  • $5.00 admission
Rehearsal/Concert Attire
  • Rehearsal dress is casual/school clothes.
  • Concert dress - we want the students to look nice for this special event. No jeans, t-shirts, or flip-flops. Students are to dress-up for the concert.

Performance Repertoire

All of the following selections are 3-part mixed arrangements

Laudate Dominum, by Cristi Cari Miller
Throw Open Your Shutters, by Amy Bernon
Riversong, by Andy Beck
How Can I Keep From Singing, by Greg Gilpin
  • Repertoire available from Senseney Music in Wichita.
  • Each student must have their own music. NO PHOTOCOPIES.
  • Teachers please help your students come well prepared so they can benefit most from the clinician.
  • Please have the notes, music and rhythm learned when they arrive
  • Please try to have as much music memorized as you can so that students will not need to use music in the performance.
 
Chairperson
Kathy Conway
Osborne JH
219 N. 2nd
Osborne, KS 67473
w: 785-346-2143
Important Dates - JH Choir
Oct. 6, 2022 - Thu
Nomination Deadline — JH Choir
Nov. 5, 2022 - Sat
Mini Convention I
JH Choir, JH Band, HS Jazz Band
Hays HS
$10 participation fee per selected student

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