Summer Conference June 25-26, 2019

Registration Now Open Alfred Watkins will be our Keynote for the 2019 FBA Summer Conference in Daytona Beach. Registration and hotel reservations are now open. Final schedule and overflow hotel now available.

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All-State Audition Requirements

The all-state audition requirements for 2019-2020 are now posted. Latest Update/Correction: 6/4/2019

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Newsletter

The May 2019 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the Board of Directors Meeting held in May .

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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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Fillmore Composition Contest

We are now accepting entries for the 2019 FBA Henry Fillmore Composition Contest. Applications are due June 1, 2019.

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Adjudication Seminars

Registration is now open for the Summer 2019 adjudicator training workshops held in Daytona Beach before the FBA Summer Conference

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Nine Star Honor Band

The Nine-Star High School Honor Band is an honor band comprised of students that will have completed the ninth grade at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. They will rehearse and perform at the FBA Summer Convention. Each director can nominate up to 5 students. Nominations are now open

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Hall of Fame Weekend

November 10-11, 2018 Held on the campus of Stetson University in DeLand, this event will include a banquet and two concerts to honor the Roll of Distinction inductees Delbert Kieffner (posthumously) and Dr. Julian White, and Hall of Fame inductee Terry Pattishall.

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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:

Mike Parks  3/8/2019
Jeff Bradford (Part 1)  7/30/2018
Jeff Bradford (Part 2)  7/30/2018
Al Hager  2/13/2018

See them all here

FBA Partners

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Amazing Student Tours

Black History Tours

Box 5 Events

OrlandoFest At Universal Orlando

All-County Music

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