LMEA District IX

providing growth opportunities for the district's music programs

Welcome to the LMEA District IX website.

 

Learning tracks for all honor choirs have been posted. Students are responsible for learning ALL their music BEFORE the first rehearsal.

Sr. High District Honor Choir

Jr. High District Honor Choir

Middle School District Honor Choir

 

Changes to All-State Jazz and Band Auditions

Jazz: Again, a new set of All-State scales and music has been written for this year’s All-State audition. All music, scale sheets, and audition tracks are copyrighted by LMEA and can be downloaded from the LMEA website.

District Honor Jazz Ensemble will use the same audition cycle as this school year’s All-State auditions (2018).

Band: Note changes in the percussion audition and elimination of the bass trombone audition.


This year’s events and deadlines at a glance.

For detailed information, click on the event in the menu.

2018-19 Instrumental
  2018-19 Vocal
8/27 Band Directors’ Meeting
  8/21 Choir Directors’ Meeting
8/31 Reg. Due: All-State Band, Strings, Piano
  8/24 Reg. Due: All-State & Sr Hi District Aud
9/5 Reg. Due: All-State Jazz
  8/31 Reg. Due: All-State Piano, Strings
9/10-9/12 Record Auditions: Jazz
  9/12 Record Auditions: Piano, Strings
9/12 Record Auditions: Strings, Piano   9/15 Auditions: 1st Round All-State, Sr HI Dist
9/22 Auditions: 1st Round Band
  9/20 Reg. Due: Middle, Jr Hi District Aud
9/28 Fees Due: 2nd Round
  9/28 Fees Due: 2nd Round
10/13
2nd Round
  10/6 2nd Round Help Session
10/31 Reg. Due: STP Honor Band Aud.
  10/13 2nd Round
11/7 Auditions: STP Honor Band
  10/20 Auditions: Middle, Jr Hi District
11/12-13 STP Honor Band Rehearsals, Concert
  11/1-3 LA-ACDA
11/15-19
LMEA Professional Dev. Conference
    11/2 Forms/Fees Due: Middle, Jr, Sr Dist Honor
11/16 Reg. Due: Jr, Sr Dist. Honor Band Aud.
  11/15-19
LMEA Professional Dev. Conference
12/15 Auditions: Jr, Sr Dist. Honor Band
  1/15 Middle, Jr, Sr Dist Honor Rehearsal
1/11
Reg. Due: Jr, Sr Dist. Honor Jazz Aud.
  1/22
Middle, Jr, Sr Dist Honor Rehearsal
1/19 Auditions: Jr, Sr Dist. Honor Jazz
  1/31-2/2 Dist Honor Choir: Rehearsals, Concert
1/22 Participation Fees Due: Dist. Honor Band
  2/1 Choir Directors’ Meeting
1/24-26 Dist. Honor Band: Rehersals, Concert
  TBA  Solo/Ensemble Assessment 
1/26 Band Directors’ Meeting   2/26
Reg. Due: District Lg. Ens. Assessment
2/7-9 Dist. Honor Jazz: Rehearsals, Concert   3/26 Dist. Large Ensemble Assessment
2/26 Reg. Due: District Lg. Ens. Assessment   4/8 Choir Directors’ Meeting
3/27-28 Dist. Large Ensemble Assessment   4/29 Deadline to host Solo/Ens Assessment
4/29 Deadline to host Solo/Ens Assessment      
5/13 Band Directors’ Meeting      

 

State map showing the 9 districts of LMEA

The Louisiana Music Educators Association (LMEA) is divided into ninedistricts. District IX includes St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes. Read more about each district


In District IX, we promote quality music education by providing high level performance opportunities for both the individual music student and the school ensemble. Participation in all events is coordinated through the school’s ensemble director and requires the director’s membership in LMEA. For more information about the various events, click on the appropriate tab in the menu. 

 

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