Summer Conference

Gary Green will be our Keynote for the 2022 FBA Summer Conference in Daytona Beach June 27-29, 2022. Registration is now open and the schedule is available. With ongoing concerns and an increase of Covid positive cases around the State, it is advisable that all attendees to the FBA Summer Conference in Daytona Beach come prepared with a mask, practice social distancing when possible, and follow the CDC Guidelines for large group gatherings. There will be hand sanitizing stations placed around the hotel for your use.

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The May 2022 Florida Bandmaster newsletter is now available, including minutes from the May Board of Directors Meeting.

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Adjudication Seminars

Registration is now open for the summer adjudicator training workshops, to be held in Daytona Beach on June 27, 2022.

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All-State Audition Requirements

The all-state audition requirements for 2022-2023 are now available. Please see below for the requirements and important information about all-state auditions and performances.

Audition Requirements »

All-State Information »

Hall of Fame Weekend

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.

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Concert Music List Additions

The new concert list is now available, including new additions approved by the board at the December 2021 board meeting.

Music Lists »

Young Composers Competition

In addition to the Student Composition Contest, FBA is now also sponsoring a Young Composers Competition open to any composer age 30 or younger.

Young Composers Competition »

Student Competition Contest »

Composition Contest

We are now accepting entries for the 2020-2021 FBA Composition Contest. Applications are due October 1, 2020.

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

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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.

Music Lists »

Interviews with some of the best and most experienced FBA members. Our latest interviews:

Rodester Brandon Jr.  5/22/2022
Jeff Adams  3/11/2022
John Almeida  12/6/2021
Melton Mustafa Jr.  8/2/2021

See them all here

FBA Partners

Please support these businesses in return for their support of FBA

All County Music

 Bravo Music, Brain Music International

The Horn Section - Your School Music Source

J.W. Pepper

Lung Trainers

Penny's Marching Arts Training Camps


Your Jazz Education Connection

Neil Jenkins, Executive Director


Josh Bula, Web Developer