X Ensemble

2020 WVMEA


WVMEA X 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 performers in ensemble must be 4 or more and be able to perform within the space of a 36'x24' stage; 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 elementary, middle and high school ensembles are encouraged to submit a recording.

A completed X 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 setlist from a recent performance.
  4. A list of potential repertoire to be performed if selected. Repertoire for the X Ensemble performance at the conference must be approved by the executive board. (uploaded on application form)
  5. A 50 word professional biography and an electronic head shot of the director to be included in the conference program if selected. (submitted on application form)
  6. A $50 application fee, submitted at the time of application, which will be used to supplement the WVMEA scholarship fund. A receipt will be sent to the applicant.
  7. The director's current NAfME membership number.

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.  Questions may be submitted via email to xensemble@wvmea.org

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