Middle School Orchestra
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.

Middle School Orchestra


Ramiro Miranda, Pittsburg State University

Important Dates
Oct. 1 - Audition Upload Deadline - Late entries are not possible - $15 per completed audition
Oct. 8 - Judging ends
Nov. 4 - Clinic & Concert @ Dodge City MS - $5 per selected student

MS Orchestra invoices are provided in your Festival Scores account.

Audition Recordings
We will use recorded mp3 auditions using the Festival Scores audition management system. Directors will need to activate the following tag in their Festival Scores account:

7th and 8th grade students in good standing are allowed to audition/participate in the SWKMEA Middle School Orchestra.
Audition Excerpts (Odd Year)
Violin - Viola - Cello - Bass
Performance Repertoire
Sparkle!, by Kathryn Griesinger
Prelude and Fugue, by Brian Balmages
Gargoyles, by Doug Spata
Aubrey Maneth
Great Bend MS
1919 Harrison
Great Bend, KS 67530
w: 620-793-1510
Important Dates - MS Orchestra
Sep. 17, 2023 - Sun
Mentoring Kick-Off Meeting
via Zoom, 2:00 PM
Oct. 1, 2023 - Sun
Audition Upload Deadline — MS Orchestra
$15 per audition
Nov. 4, 2023 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Band
Dodge City MS
$5 per selected student

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