Entry instructions for State Solo & Ensemble, Auxiliary, and Jazz MPAs are now posted.
The State Concert Band Bulletin is now posted. Please be sure to read these important entry instructions if you are eligible for State Concert MPA.
The December 2022 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the Board of Directors meeting.
Registration is now open for the summer adjudicator training workshops, to be held in Tampa on January 11, 2023
The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2022 board meeting.
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.
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.
In addition to the Student Composition Contest, FBA is now also sponsoring a Young Composers Competition open to any composer age 30 or younger.
We are now accepting entries for the 2022-2023 FBA Composition Contest. The application deadline has been extended to October 15
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.
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.
Neil Jenkins, Executive Director
Josh Bula, Web Developer