Southwest Kansas
Music Educators Association
Directors must be members of NAfME-KMEA in order to register students for SWKMEA District Honor Ensembles.
Honor group fees will be assessed as a "Registration Fee" for all SWKMEA ensembles.
Payments not accompanied by a printed invoice will incur a $15 penalty.
(SWKMEA policy adopted July 2017)

Reminder to all teachers: All fees must be paid by March 1 of each school year.
Attention New Teachers! - JOIN the Mentoring Network
CONNECT with experienced mentors and fellow beginning music educators. — ENGAGE in professional learning through mentoring events and online discussions. — ENJOY SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT from a professional community that is committed to your success.
Mentoring Events
Check out these events designed for first and second year teachers.
Mentoring Help Line
Contact your district mentor chair if you have a question or need resources or help.
New Teacher Handbook
Be sure to check out the New Teacher Handbook for important information.
Check out the
KMEA Advocacy Video!
SWKMEA Important Dates
Jun. 12, 2024 - Wed
SWKMEA Board Meeting
Garden City CC - 10:00 AM
Nov. 2, 2024 - Sat
Live Auditions — HS Choir
Dodge City MS
Nov. 2, 2024 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Band
Dodge City MS
$5 per selected student
Dec. 7, 2024 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — HS Band, HS Choir
Dodge City HS
$5 per selected student
Dec. 7, 2024 - Sat
NW/SW HS Orchestra Festival
Fort Hays State University
$15 participation fee per selected student
Jan. 25, 2025 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — Elem. Choir, MS Choir
Dodge City MS
Elem. Choir - $15 per selected student

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