Clinic and Performance Applications due April 1, 2019

Clinician behind podium at the Illinois Music Education Conference

Clinic Application

For your application, please have ready:

  • Clinician(s) Biography (200 words)

  • Clinician(s) Headshot

  • CV or Resume for Lead Clinician

  • Session Description (200 words)

  • Session Outline

Demonstration Clinic Applications will also need to include:

  • Ensemble Biography (200 words)

  • Ensemble Photo

  • Rationale for inclusion of ensemble in the clinic

  • Recordings of two pieces demonstrating as much variety as possible.

  • For Show/Swing/Vocal Jazz Ensembles: A video recording of one piece.

  • 3-4 recent programs and 2 letters of recommendation from fellow ILMEA/NAfME members

  • Demonstration clinic selection is also subject to audition criteria for Performance Group Applications


High School Vocal Jazz Group in performance at the Illinois Music Education Conference

Performance Group Application

For your application, please have ready:

  • Ensemble Biography (200 words)

  • Ensemble Photo

  • Conductor(s) Biography (200 words)

  • Conductor(s) Headshot

  • Recordings of two pieces demonstrating as much variety as possible.

  • For Show/Swing/Vocal Jazz Ensembles: A video recording of one piece.

  • 3-4 recent programs and 2 letters of recommendation from fellow ILMEA/NAfME members

Performance Group Selection Criteria

There must be a 4-year window between group performances, those who apply early will not be considered. Groups who performed in 2017, 2018 and 2019 are not eligible to apply

Blind Recordings will be sent to an anonymous committee of no less than 3 people nominated by the Division President.

Results are ranked; not all ensembles will be selected/qualified to perform.

Selections will be as geographically representative as possible.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.