Honor Ensemble

2020 WVMEA


WVMEA Honor Ensemble Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 WVMEA Annual In-Service Conference to be held MARCH 5-7, 2020 at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center in Charleston, WV. To apply, music director must be a current, active member of NAfME at the time of submission and at the time of the conference;  the total number of members in ensemble must be 19 or more; ensembles may not appear on the WVMEA Conference program in successive programs; ensembles may submit recordings for either traditional honor ensemble or X honor ensemble, but not both; and middle and high school ensembles are encouraged to submit a recording.

A completed honor ensemble application must include all of the following components:
  1. A completed application. (click link below)
  2. Three mp3 recordings. (uploaded on application form)
  3. A copy of a recent concert program and a list of potential repertoire to be performed if selected. Repertoire for the honor ensemble performance at the conference must be approved by the executive board. (uploaded on application form)
  4. A 50 word professional biography and an electronic head shot on behalf of the director to be included in the conference program if selected. (submitted on application form)
  5. A $50 application, payable by credit card. The application fee is used to supplement the WVMEA scholarship fund. A receipt will be sent via email upon submission of this form.

Submission Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9 PM. This window of time ensures that selected directors/ensembles will have time to make logistical arrangements associated with traveling to the conference.  The Honors Ensemble Selection Chair will notify the directors via phone or email of the judge's decisions five weeks before the conference.  Questions may be submitted via email to Honor Ensemble Chair Neil Randolph at ranfam101@comcast.net.

Please read the full listing of application information thoroughly at the link below before submitting an application.