FBA 2017 Summer Conference

July 17-19 2017
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

Keynote Speakers: The Boston Brass

Nine Star Honor Band conducted by Matt McCutchen, University of South Florida

Exhibitor Information

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Register Online

Online registration uses your FMEA login. If you do not have an FMEA account or if you prefer to pay by check, you can mail this registration form instead. Pre-registration deadline: July 10, 2017.

Schedule

SUNDAY, JULY 16

7:00 PM-9:30 PM       FBA Board Meeting – Harbor View�

MONDAY, JULY 17

9:00 AM-5:00 PM  FBA Board Meeting continues – Harbor View
9:00 AM-3:00 PM  Full Recertification Training – HTC4*
9:00 AM-12:00 PM  New Auxiliary Training – HTC1* 
1:00 PM-5:00 PM  New Solo & Ens. Training – HTC3* 
1:00 PM-5:00 PM  New Concert Band Training – HTC2
1:00 PM- 3:00 PM  Auxiliary Recertification Training – HTC1*
3:30 PM-5:00 PM  Solo & Ens .Only Recertification – HTC4*

*Adjudicator Training requires Separate Registration. See the Adjudicator Info Page to register.

TUESDAY, JULY 18

8:30 AM Registration Open – Conference Registration Desk
9:30 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS/Boston Brass – Grand Bay Ballroom
10:45 AM CLINIC: Nerf Ball Not Needed - Jeremy Williamson – Grand Bay Ballroom
1:00 PM  CLINIC: Boston Brass – Grand Bay Ballroom
2:15 PM  Jazz Reading Session - Erich Rivero – Grand Bay Ballroom
3:30 PM  CLINIC: Coaching Musicianship-Solo & Ens. - Jim Bishop – Grand Bay Ballroom
7:30 PM  SOUTHERN WINDS - Doug Phillips – The Palladium

WEDNESDAY JULY 19

8:30 AM  Registration Open – Conference Registration Desk
9:00 AM FBA BUSINESS MEETING – Grand Bay Ballroom
10:00 AM  VISIT THE EXHIBIITS – Pre Assembly Area
10:30 AM  DUAL SESSION:
    Rehearsal Observation - Nine STAR/BOSTON BRASS – St. Petersburg Ballroom 2/3
    ADVOCACY (For Parents) - Kathy Sanz – Grand Bay Ballroom
12:30 PM  VISIT THE EXHIBITS – Pre Assembley Area
1:00 PM  DUAL SESSION:
    Beginning Band for Dummies - Calista Zebley and David Tagliarini Grand Bay Ballroom
    Marching Band Panel - Kelly Dorsey, Jody Dunn, Jamaal Nicholas, Aaron Snipes Williams/Demens Room
2:15 PM  CLINIC: Beginning Jazz Improv- Stephen Guerra – Grand Bay Ballroom
3:15 PM  VISIT THE EXHIBITS – Pre Assembley Area
3:45 PM  BOSTON BRASS CONCERT/FINAL THOUGHTS – Grand Bay Ballroom
5:00 PM  NINE STAR CONCERT- Matthew McCutchen – Grand Bay Ballroom

*Note the Nine Star Rehearsal Schedule posted on this web site.

Schedule at-a-Glance

July 16: Board Meeting

July 17: Board Meeting & Adjudication Training

July 18: Clinics, Nine-Star Rehearsals, Southern Winds Concert

July 19: Clinics, General Meeting, Exhibits, Nine-Star rehearsal and Concert

 

2017 Nine Star Honor Band Schedule:

All of the Nine Star Honor Band events will take place at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront.

Nine-Star Honor Band Roster and Info

July 18th (Tuesday):

7:30AM to 8:30AM - Registration
8:00AM to 9:15AM - Reseating Auditions
10:00AM to 12:00PM - Rehearsal
1:00PM to 5:00PM - Rehearsal

July 19th (Wednesday):

8:30AM to 11:30AM - Rehearsal
1:00PM to 3:00PM - Rehearsal
4:00PM - Call Time for Concert
5:00PM - Concert