Rodney Dorsey will be our Keynote for the 2023 FBA Summer Conference in Orlando this June. Nominations are now open for the NIne-Star and Seven-Star Honor Bands.
Entry instructions for State Solo & Ensemble, Auxiliary, and Jazz MPAs are now posted.
The State Concert Band Bulletin is now posted. Please be sure to read these important entry instructions if you are eligible for State Concert MPA.
The December 2022 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the Board of Directors meeting.
The Florida School Music Association now has a Sexual Misconduct Policy that all directors participating in an MPA should be aware of. Directors, please note: it is your responsibility to make sure all students are supervised by an adult at all MPA events at all times, including during their Solo & Ensemble performances.
In addition to the Student Composition Contest, FBA is now also sponsoring a Young Composers Competition open to any composer age 30 or younger.
We are now accepting entries for the 2022-2023 FBA Composition Contest. The application deadline has been extended to October 15
A new post has been published on the Mentoring page: Professional Reflection is Not a Luxury
The FBA Jazz Committee has compiled a swing literature resource list for directors. It is posted on the Music Lists page.
Interviews with some of the best and most experienced FBA members. Our latest interviews:
Gary Green Part 2
Gary Green Part 1 9/14/2022
Richard Davenport 9/14/2022
Rodester Brandon Jr. 5/22/2022
Neil Jenkins, Executive Director
Josh Bula, Web Developer