State Virtual Large Ensemble Assessment

LMEA has reinstated the State Large Ensemble Assessments to provide schools who have qualifying ensembles the opportunity to proceed to a higher level of evaluation and recognition. This assessment will be virtual only during the 2023-24 school year.

Qualifying Ensembles

  • Bands, choirs, and orchestras must have participated for ratings in both stage performance and sight-reading at the current academic year’s District Large Ensemble Assessment and earned a superior rating in stage performance and no lower than an excellent in sight-reading.
  • Groups must enter in the same classification used at the qualifying District Large Ensemble Assessment.
  • Ensemble membership and the director of the ensemble must not change from the District Assessment.
  • Only teachers who are current members of LMEA/NAfME may enter an ensemble in this event.


The deadline for submitting the registration form and fee is April 20, 2024.

The deadline for submitting the recorded performance (.mp3 file) and scores of the music performed is midnight April 30, 2024.

Complete Information

Registration Form (Print) – Band, Choir, and Orchestra

Online Registration Form (Credit Card Only)