Oliver Hobbs Scholarship Reception

You are invited to join the FSU College of Music for a reception celebrating the establishment of the Oliver P. and Beryl M. Hobbs Music Education Scholarship Fund Saturday, October 8, 2016 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., followed by a concert with the FSU Wind Orchestra.

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New Mentoring Page Article

Check out the latest mentoring article: You Are What You Eat: Balancing Your Curriculum toward a Healthy Band. 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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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.

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First District Meetings

Here is a list of the dates and locations of your first district meetings of the 2016-2017 schools year, as well as all-state auditions.

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July 2016 Newsletter

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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May Board Meeting Minutes

The May 2016 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including the minutes of the May 2016 meeting of the Board of Directors.

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All-State Audition Requirements

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.

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Bravo Music
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Panama City Beach, FL

Music USA Festivals
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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

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