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The California Music Educator Association Central Section hosts a number of music rating festivals in Kern County. Our Treasurer, Peggy Biller, is the CMEA festival coordinator for Kern County. Please contact Peggy with any questions not addressed here at

Registration for large group festivals is done through CMEA's website. Follow the link below and watch the instructional video in order to register your large group ensemble.

Note: You must be a member of CMEA in order to participate in a CMEA ratings festival.

Sight reading requirements have changed for CMEA festivals this year: in order to be eligible for a unanimous superior, you must sight read.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

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