New Mentoring Page Article

Check out the latest mentoring article: Making a List and Checking it Twice . The mentoring page is directed at novice band directors but potentially a benefit to everyone. Experienced directors will share information that can serve as a starting point for thought and conversation. To submit an article, contact Karen Crocco.

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Adjudication Workshops

Registration for the January 2017 Adjudication Certification and Re-Certification workshops are now available on the Adjudication Information page. Workshops will be held in conjunction with the FEMA Conference. Workshop registration is now ONLINE. You must pre-register and pay online no later than January 1

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Music List Requests

Use the link below to submit new music for the FBA Solo/Ensemble Music List, or to request to perform a piece that is not on the S/E Music List. Deadline is December 1 for Solo & Ensemble. The Deadline for the Concert list has already passed.

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All-State Results

All-State audition results are now available. Please talk to your students individually about the results - do not post the full ensemble lists for all students to see. We want students find out if they were or were not selected from their directors, not through calls, texts or social media. Thank you for your cooperation with this!

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Hall of Fame Weekend

November 12-13, 2016 Held on the campus of Stetson University in DeLand, this event will include a banquet and two concerts to honor the Roll of Distinction inductees Clifton Williams (posthumous) and Dr. Kenneth Williams, and Hall of Fame inductees Browne' Greaton Cole (posthumously) and Mark Spreen.

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Oliver Hobbs Scholarship

The FSU College of Music, in partnership with the Hobbs family, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Oliver P. and Beryl M. Hobbs Music Education Scholarship Fund, celebrating Mr. Hobbs' legacy as Band Director at FSU's Summer Music Camps and Leon High School.

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FMEA Awards

FMEA is looking for nominations of those well deserving individuals who have contributed to the quality of music education in the state of Florida. All nominations except Music Enrollment and Music Education Service are due September 5, 2016.

Award Nominations »

July 2016 Newsletter & Minutes

The July 2016 issue of The Florida Bandmaster, the official newsletter of the Florida Bandmasters Association, is now available. This issue includes minutes from the July Board of Directors meeting and General Membership meeting.

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Interviews with some of the best and most experienced FBA members. Our latest interviews:

Mark Nelson  11/16/2016
Tina Laferriere  10/3/2016
Tim Willis  9/8/2016
Joe Hooten  9/8/2016

See them all here

Sustaining Members

Please support these businesses in return for their support of FBA

All County Music, Inc.
Fred Schiff
Tamarac & Pembroke Pines, FL

Bravo Music
Mark Humphreys,
Deerfield Beach, FL

Fine Arts at the Beach Music Store
Mike Puskar
Panama City Beach, FL

Music USA Festivals
Liz Kleinschmidt
Orlando, FL

Orlando Fest at Universal Orlando Resort
Paul Rauscher, Director of Education
Orlando, FL

Universal Youth Programs at Universal Studios
Lou Repassy
Orlando, FL

Neil Jenkins, Executive Director
fbaexecdirector@gmail.com

 

Josh Bula, Web Developer
josh@flmusiced.org