Newsletter

The May 2020 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the May Board of Directors meeting.

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Summer Conference

A tentative schedule is now posted for the 2020 FBA Virtual Summer Conference. Please click below for the latest information.

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All-State Auditions

The all-state audition requirements for 2020-2021 are now posted. Check back often for any corrections or clarifications that may be necessary.

Audition Requirements »

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Adjudication Seminars

Registration is now open for the Summer 2020 adjudicator training workshops, to be held online on June 23, 2020.

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All Remaining MPAs Cancelled

After careful deliberation, the Florida School Music Association and the component associations (FBA, FOA, and FVA) have decided to cancel the remaining 2020 District and State Music Performance Assessments to ensure the safety of our students and teachers. Directors who have already registered will receive refunds as soon as possible.

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Concert Music List Additions

The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2019 board meeting.

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Mentoring

A new post has been published on the Mentoring page: Professional Reflection is Not a Luxury

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Jazz Resource List

The FBA Jazz Committee has compiled a swing literature resource list for directors. It is posted on the Music Lists page.

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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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Interviews with some of the best and most experienced FBA members. Our latest interviews:

Eddie Steadman  9/13/2019
Al Wright  6/21/2019
Mike Parks  3/8/2019
Jeff Bradford (Part 1)  7/30/2018

See them all here

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