Summer Conference July 9-11, 2018

Allan McMurray will be our Keynote for the 2018 FBA Summer Conference in St. Petersburg. Registration and hotel reservations are now open. Schedule Now Available

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Adjudication Seminars

Registration is now open for the July 2018 adjudicator training workshops held in St. Petersburg before the FBA Summer Conference.

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All-State Audition Requirements

The all-state audition requirements for 2018-2019 are now posted. Please note the order that scales are to be performed, and pay close attention to the specific editions of the books used. Audition dates and sites are now on the All-State Information page. JAZZ Requirements are now posted also.

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All-State Information »

Mentoring Survey

The mentoring committee would like your input on current mentoring experiences and to gather information to better serve our membership in the future. If you would like to contribute, please click on this link to take this very short survey.

Mentoring Survey »

Mentoring Page »

Nine Star Honor Band Results

The 2018 Nine Star Honor Band results are attached here. Congratulations to all students that have been accepted into the ensemble! As a courtesy to all of the band directors and their students, please do not post the entire results list for students to see until April 19(Thursday).

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State Concert MPA Schedules Now Available

Schedules are now posted for State Concert MPA.

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Newsletters

The January 2018 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the January general membership meeting, and notes from the High School and JH/Middle School directors meetings, and the February 2018 issue contains important information you need to enter State Concert MPA.

Newsletters »

State Concert MPA »

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 »

Concert Music List Additions

The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2017 board meeting.

Music Lists »

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:

Al Hager  2/13/2018
Barbara Fultz  1/29/2018
Barbara Johnson  9/7/2017
John Carmichael  2/6/2017

See them all here

Sustaining Members

Please support these businesses in return for their support of FBA

All County Music, Inc.
Fred Schiff
Tamarac & Pembroke Pines, FL

Bravo Music
Mark Humphreys
Deerfield Beach, FL

Orlando Fest at Universal Orlando Resort
Paul Rauscher, Director of Education
Orlando, FL

Miami Performing Arts Studio
Matt Smith
Palmetto Bay, FL

Northeastern Music Publications
Randy Navarre
Coatesville, PA

 

Neil Jenkins, Executive Director
fbaexecdirector@gmail.com

 

Josh Bula, Web Developer
josh@flmusiced.org