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Call for Solo/Ensemble Submissions
The FBA Solo and Ensemble Music Committee is now accepting submissions of both solo and ensemble literature for our music list. read more ...

All-State Auditions
Audition requirements for the 2015-2016 FBA All-State Ensembles are now posted. Please note that some books being used this year are different editions than in past years.
UPDATE 5/7/2015: The Symphonic Band Trumpet technical exercise has been changed. read more ...

Nine-Star Honor Band Results
Here is the roster for the 2015 Nine-Star Honor Band. See the Summer Conference page for registration and schedule information. read more ...

In Memoriam: Jonathan "Bud" Hill
In Memoriam: Jonathan
Dr. Jonathan H. "Bud" Hill, age 90, passed away Wednesday evening, April 22, 2015. After serving in the United States Navy, Mr. Hill received his BME from Stetson University, and later went on to receive his Master's degree from Florida Atlantic University and Ed.D. from Nova University. He served as Band Director for Fernandina Beach High School from 1950 until 1970 where he touched many lives, students and adults, in a very profound way and was awarded Man of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. He then became the Student Activities Director for Florida Junior College North Campus in Jacksonville until his retirement in 1985. Mr. Hill will be missed by many and remembered as a man of principle, discipline, kindness, love and respect. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 2nd at the First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach with Pastor Jackie Hayes officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. read more ...

Summer Conference July 9-10

Adjudication Certification

Adjudication workshops will be held on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at the Daytona Beach Hilton Oceanfront. Please fill out the appropriate form to reserve your spot, but do not send payment in advance. 

 

State MPA Schedules

State Concert MPA Schedules and Programs are available from the FSMA Calendar of Events.

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All-State Results
All-State Results are now availble. You will need your FMEA username and password to access them.   read more ...

How to be an Adjudicator

Legacy Project
Interviews with Jesse Pearl, Jim Sammons, Frank Howes, Steve Ogilvie, George Walters, Bert Creswell, Ken Williams, Don Jennings, Bill Cannon and Penny Janoowski have been recently added.    read more ...

Best Practices Report
The following documents present the findings of a select committee which was formed to describe a band program that represents policies, procedures, and fundamentals that can be defined as Best Practices in Florida school band programs. read more ...


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