Check out the latest mentoring article: Recruiting - Whose Job is it Anyways? by Karen Crocco. 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 entry bulletin for State Concert MPA is now posted, including important instructions for entering State Concert MPA. Please note the site assignments and availability before you register.
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 2016-2017 school year. They will rehearse and perform at the FBA Summer Convention. Each director can nominate up to 5 students. Nominations are now open
The January 2017 issue of The Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the January general membership meeting.
The December 2016 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the December meeting of the FBA Board of Directors.
The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2016 board meeting.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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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