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.
The May 2016 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including the minutes of the May 2016 meeting of the Board of Directors.
The FBA Solo and Ensemble Music Committee is now accepting submissions of SOLO literature for our music list. Submissions should be submitted online as a PDF file using the button below. Deadline: July 1, 2016
The all-state audition requirements for 2016-2017 are now posted. Please note the new order that scales are to be performed, and pay close attention to the specific editions of the books used.
Registration for the July 2016 Adjudication Certification and Re-Certification workshops are now available on the Adjudication Information page. Workshops will be held in conjunction with the FBA Summer Convention in Daytona Beach. NEW: Workshop registration is now ONLINE. You must pre-register and pay online no later than July 1st.
The 2016 Summer Professional Development Conference will be held July 6-8 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, and will feature Frank Ticheli as the keynote speaker and clinician. Exhibitor Information now available!
Check out the new Mentoring page, underneath "For Directors." It 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 Nine-Star High School Honor Band is an honor band comprised of students that will have completed the ninth grade at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. They will rehearse and perform at the FBA Summer Convention. Each director can nominate up to 5 students. Roster and student/chaperone information has been posted..
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