FBA 2018 Summer Conference

July 9-11, 2018
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

Keynote Speaker: Allan McMurray, University of Colorado

Nine Star Honor Band Conductor: Kenneth Boyd

Exhibitor Information

Reserve Your Hotel Room Here Deadline for Room Reservations extended to June 25

Summer Conference Registration

Paper registration form if you prefer not to register online

Pre-registration Deadline: July 2, 2018

Bring your instruments for the Masterworks Session with Alan McMurray!

 

Schedule of Events

SUNDAY, JULY 8

FBA Board Meeting

MONDAY, JULY 9

FBA Board Meeting 
Adjudication Training (requires additional registration, see the Adjudicator Workshops page for more info)

TUESDAY, JULY 10

9:00am - Registration Opens
9:30am - Opening Remarks- Allan McMurray
10:45am - Horn GPS: Navigating the Horn - Michelle Stebelton
1:30pm - Jazz Reading Session- Edgar Rubio
2:45pm - Marching Band Percussion- Clint LaFlam 
2:45pm - Beginning Band Sequencing- Da Laine Chapman
4:00pm - Clinic - "Connections" - Allan McMurray
7:30pm - Southern Winds in Concert- Doug Phillips – The Palladium

WEDNESDAY JULY 11

8:30am - Registration Open
9:00am - FBA Business Meeting- Cathi Leibinger
10:00am - Visit the Exhibits
10:30am - Masterworks Rehearsal- Allan McMurray (BRING INSTRUMENT)
12:30pm - Visit the Exhibits
1:30pm - Advocacy- Kathy Sanz (for 9-star chaperones)
1:30pm - 9-star rehearsal observation- Ken Boyd (for directors)
3:00pm - Marching Band GE- Ivan Wansley
3:00pm - Middle School Concert Music Reading Session - Jeff Cayer 
4:15pm - Closing Remarks- Allan McMurray
5:15pm - 9-star Honor Band Concert- Ken Boyd

See you in St. Pete!