The FBA Concert Music Committee is now accepting submissions for consideration to be added to the FBA Concert Music List for the 2021-2022 school year, and the Solo & Ensemble music committee is accepting requests for special permission to play a piece that is not on the list. The window to submit concert selections closes October 15th, and the deadline for Solo & Ensemble special permission is November 1.
The July 2021 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the June Board Meeting and General Business Meeting
The all-state audition requirements for 2021-2022 are now available. Please see below for the requirements and important information about all-state auditions and performances. Audition Scripts are now posted on the Requirements page.
All of the solos and ensembles you submitted for Special Permission are now on our FBA S&E List. Please look for your entry codes under the appropriate categories. Also, a special list is now available contains all of the books we use for our All State Auditions. Students may select an etude from the books to be played at S&E for COMMENTS ONLY. If a student wishes to perform from the audition books, please enter the appropriate entry code and the student can tell the adjudicator which etude they prepared.
We are now accepting entries for the 2020-2021 FBA Composition Contest. Applications are due October 1, 2020.
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.
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.
Neil Jenkins, Executive Director
Josh Bula, Web Developer