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.
Check out the latest mentoring article: Starting Beginning Band Members Part 2: Instrument Fitting. 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Please support these businesses in return for their support of FBA
All County Music, Inc.
Tamarac & Pembroke Pines, FL
Deerfield Beach, FL
Fine Arts at the Beach Music Store
Panama City Beach, FL
Orlando Fest at Universal Orlando Resort
Deborah Baker, Director of Education
Universal Youth Programs at Universal Studios
Neil Jenkins, Executive Director
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