Over the next few days, the FBA Executive Committee will be discussing the status of the 2020 FBA Summer Conference. We fully understand there will be many unknown challenges facing us and our communities over the next few weeks and even months, and completely understand everything will not return to normal overnight. At this time, the "Nine Star Honor Band" and the new "Seven Star Honor Band" are officially CANCELLED for this summer. Notices concerning future FBA Events will be sent through your District Chairs and posted here. Stay safe and healthy everyone.
After careful deliberation, the Florida School Music Association and the component associations (FBA, FOA, and FVA) have decided to cancel the remaining 2020 District and State Music Performance Assessments to ensure the safety of our students and teachers. Directors who have already registered will receive refunds as soon as possible.
The January 2020 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the January general membership meeting.
The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2019 board meeting.
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