ISW Performance Groups

Each year, performance groups throughout Kansas compete for the privilege and honor of performing at the In-Service Workshop. Groups are selected by blind audition. Judging is conducted by our affiliate organizations.

2016 ISW Performance Applications

The timeline for the Performance Group application process is shown below. Select an ISW Year to see the timeline for that particular ISW.
2016 In-Service Workshop:
Sep. 1, 2014 Earliest date on which audition material may be recorded or performed for audition recording
March 15, 2015 Application for Performance Groups is opened online
Two Fridays before
2015 Memorial Day
  • Deadline for completing online application
  • Postmark deadline for sending audition materials to President-Elect
Saturday of 1st summer 2015 board meeting Blind audition by affiliate organizations
Following auditions Notification of selected groups by President-Elect
Following 2nd summer
2015 board meeting
Announcement of groups selected to perform at ISW 2016
Nov. 15, 2015
Approx. date
Performance Equipment Request opens online
Dec. 15, 2015
Approx. date
Performance Repertoire Report opens online
Dec. 15, 2015
Approx. date
Performance Equipment Requests due
Feb. 15, 2016 Performance Repertoire Report to be finalized by directors
2016 In-Service Workshop Performance
Mar. 1, 2016 Performance Repertoire Report deadline for corrections (for archive purposes)
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