Due to the unfortunate incident that took place Feb. 14 at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus, the District 15 (Broward County) Solo & Ensemble/Jazz Band/Auxiliary MPA has been postponed. Further information concerning an alternate date for this MPA event will be posted here when confirmed.
The 2018 State S&E Entry Information Bulletin is now available. This contains important information and instructions for entering State Solo & Ensemble, Jazz, and Auxiliary Music Performance Assessments.
The January 2018 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the January general membership meeting, and notes from the High School and JH/Middle School directors meetings, and the February 2018 issue contains important information you need to enter State Concert MPA.
Check out the latest mentoring article: All Things Percussion. 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.
The FBA Jazz Committee has compiled a swing literature resource list for directors. It is posted on the Music Lists page.
The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2017 board meeting.
The 2017-2018 All-State audition results are now available. Click below for the full band listings.
Registration is now open for the January 2017 adjudicator training workshops held in Tampa before the FMEA Conference.
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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