St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association

 
 
 



 

NEWS and INFORMATION:


All 2020-21 Honor Group Information will be posted by September 8, 2020. Please click the honor ensembles tab above to download the information.


HONOR GROUP AUDITION/NOMINATION CHANGES:

1.  All SLSMEA Honor Groups that require an audition will utilize recorded auditions  (HS Concert Band, HS Jazz Band, HS Orchestra, MS Band, MS Jazz Band, and MS Orchestra).  Registration for ALL recorded audition honor groups will OPEN on October 1, 2020. The process will be the same as in past years and is detailed in the audition letters posted on the website.  Registration for ALL recorded audition honor groups will CLOSE on November 15, 2020.

2. The SLSMEA Honor Groups that are by director nomination only will continue to utilize the same format (6th Orchestra, 7/8 Mixed Choir, 7/8 Treble Choir, and 5/6 Choir).  HS Choir will follow the same guidelines as the All-State Choir (details will be announced later).  Registration for ALL nomination only honor groups will OPEN on November 1, 2020.  The process will be the same as in past years and is detailed in the audition letters posted on the website.   Registration for ALL nomination only honor groups will CLOSE on December 15, 2020.


3.  DO NOT register any students for district band, orchestra, and choir auditions at this time.  The online database will be cleared and updated to prepare for new data.


REMINDER OF FEES FOR 2020-21:


HIGH SCHOOL HONOR GROUP INFORMATION – Band – Orchestra - Choir:

All students auditioning or participating in a high school honor group which includes the band, jazz band, orchestra, and choir will pay a fee of $10.00 per audition.  If no audition is required, they will pay a $10.00 participation fee per student. Checks should be made payable to SLSMEA.



HIGH SCHOOL - SOLO AND ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL

Schools will pay this fee directly to MSHSAA. The fees are $12.00 per solo and $15.00 per ensemble.  There will be no cancellation fee.  Checks should be made payable to MSHSAA.



MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR GROUP INFORMATION – Band – Orchestra - Choir:

All students auditioning or participating in a middle school honor group which includes the band, jazz band, orchestra, and choir will pay a fee of $10.00 per audition.  If no audition is required, they will pay a $10.00 participation fee per student.  Checks should be made payable to SLSMEA.



MIDDLE SCHOOL - SOLO AND ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL

Schools will pay $13.00 per entry. Schools will pay this fee directly to SLSMEA. There will be no cancellation fee. Checks should be made payable to SLSMEA.



LARGE GROUP FESTIVAL

HIGH SCHOOL - $75.00 per entry. Schools will pay this fee directly to MSHSAA.   There will be no cancellation fee.


MIDDLE SCHOOL - EducationPlus will pay this fee.  Cancellation fees will apply if necessary.



Elementary 5/6 Honor Choir

A $25.00 per school (not per singer) fee to help pay the expenses.  Checks should be made payable to SLSMEA.

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