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

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State MPA Assignments

For State MPAs you are assigned a site based on your district. These assignments are now available.

State Solo & Ensemble MPA »

State Concert MPA »

Concert Music List Additions

The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2019 board meeting.

Music Lists »

All-State Results

Full All-State lists are now available to all members. Login with your FMEA username and password after clicking the link below.

All-State Results »

Adjudication Seminars

Registration is now open for the January 2020 adjudicator training workshops held at the Tampa Convention Center before the FMEA Conference.

Schedule and Registration »

Hall of Fame Weekend

November 23-24, 2019
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 Gary D. Green and Leander A. Kirksey (posthumously), and Hall of Fame inductees Joe Hooten and Eddie Steadman.

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Music List Requests

The FBA Concert Music Committee is now accepting submissions for consideration to be added to the FBA Concert Music List for the 2019-2020 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 December 1.

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All-State Auditions

The all-state audition requirements for 2019-2020 are now posted. Latest Update/Correction: 8/1/2019

Audition Requirements »

All-State Information »


A new post has been published on the Mentoring page: Professional Reflection is Not a Luxury

Mentoring Page »

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 »

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:

Eddie Steadman  9/13/2019
Al Wright  6/21/2019
Mike Parks  3/8/2019
Jeff Bradford (Part 1)  7/30/2018

See them all here

Neil Jenkins, Executive Director


Josh Bula, Web Developer