High School Jazz Band

HS Jazz Band

2020-21

SWKMEA In-Person mini-conventions are cancelled for 2020-21. Auditions 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.

Timeline for Auditions
Sep. 9 thru Dec. 5 - Directors may upload audition files. Uploads will close at midnight (11:59:59 PM on Dec. 5)
Dec. 6 thru Dec. 13 - Judging
Dec. 15 - Earliest possible date for roster posting

Fee Payments
For 2020-21 only, a $2.00 audition fee will be assessed per entry to cover use of the audition system. All fees must be paid using the invoices generated inside your director account in Festival Scores. An invoice from Festival Scores must be included with each payment to SWKMEA. Failure to include invoice(s) will result in a $15 fee assessed to your school (SWKMEA board action July 17, 2017).

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.

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Chairperson
Jeffrey Poort
Pratt HS
400 S. Hamilton
Pratt, KS 67124
w:620-672-4540

Important Dates - HS Jazz Band
Nov. 7, 2020 - Sat
MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Festival
Cancelled
Dodge City MS
In-person mini-conventions are cancelled
Dec. 5, 2020 - Sat
Audition Upload Deadline — HS Jazz Band
Original deadline Sep. 20 has been delayed to Dec. 5
Dec. 13, 2020 - Sun
Judging deadline - HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra
Dec. 15, 2020 - Tue
Earliest possible date for roster posting - HS Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra

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