The December 2022 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the Board of Directors meeting.

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Adjudication Seminars

Registration is now open for the summer adjudicator training workshops, to be held in Tampa on January 11, 2023

Schedule and Registration »

Concert Music List Additions

The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2022 board meeting.

Music Lists »

FSMA Sexual Misconduct Policy

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.

FSMA Sexual Misconduct Policy Information »

All-State Results

All-state results for your students are now available in MPA Online. Login, go to the All-State event, and click Audition Results. Accepted students are highlighted in green. Full rosters are now available as well - click the link below and login with your FMEA account.

All-State Results »

Young Composers Competition

In addition to the Student Composition Contest, FBA is now also sponsoring a Young Composers Competition open to any composer age 30 or younger.

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Student Composition Contest

We are now accepting entries for the 2022-2023 FBA Composition Contest. The application deadline has been extended to October 15

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All-State Audition Requirements

The all-state audition requirements for 2022-2023 are now available. Please see below for the requirements and important information about all-state auditions and performances.

Audition Requirements »

All-State Information »

Hall of Fame Weekend

November 19-20, 2022
Held on the campus of Stetson University in DeLand, this event will include a banquet and two concerts to honor the Roll of Distinction inductee Jo Jossim, and Hall of Fame inductees Tim Willis and Lee Ponder.

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

Mentoring Page »

Jazz Resource List

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

Music Lists »

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

Gary Green Part 2  9/14/2022
Gary Green Part 1  9/14/2022
Richard Davenport  9/14/2022
Rodester Brandon Jr.  5/22/2022

See them all here

FBA Partners

Please support these businesses in return for their support of FBA

All County Music

 Bravo Music, Brain Music International

J.W. Pepper

Lung Trainers

Your Jazz Education Connection

Neil Jenkins, Executive Director


Josh Bula, Web Developer