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  • Support, promote and expand school orchestra programs throughout the State of Florida.
  • Provide support and training for members in teaching, leadership, and advocacy.
  • Empower members through mentoring and continuing education.

FOA All State Auditions Post-Irma Information

Due to hurricane Irma, many All State auditions dates are being rescheduled and/or relocated. We will post the new dates as soon as they are available.

FOA All State Audition Rescheduled Dates
FOA District Auditon Date, Time, etc.

1 - Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa

Sept. 15 (no change)
2/3 - Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Walton, Washington, Dixie, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla Sept. 16, 10 a.m. - Leon High School
6 - Volusia, Flagler, Lake No new information yet
7 - Hillsborough, Pasco Sept. 23 - Other information pending
8 - Orange, Seminole, Osceola Sept. 23 - Location TBD
9 - Citris, Hernando, Marion, Pinellas, Sumter Sept. 23 - 9:30 a.m. - 11:30am Palm Harbor University High School
10 - Brevard Sept. 20
11 - DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee, Sarasota Sept. 20 - Tent. Location & Time: Riverview HS, 5-7 p.m.
12 - Polk September 23, 8 a.m. - Location TBD
13 - Indian River, St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Highlands Sept. 20 - Vero Beach High School
14 - Palm Beach, Martin, Glades Sept. 23
15 - Broward Sept. 19 - American Heritage School. Original schedule remains.
16 - Miami-Dade Sept. 23 - Location TBD
17 - Alachua, Baker,Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Gilchrist, Levy, Nassau, Putnam, Saint Johns, Union Sept. 23 - Douglas Anderson School of the Arts
18 - Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry, Monroe Sept. 23 - Fort Meyers High School, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Revised 9/21/17  

All State Honors Application Deadline: UPDATE

The deadline for directors to submit the application for Honor Orchestra participation has been extended to Friday, October 6.

FOA/FLASTA Fall Conference: UPDATE

For this year's FOA/FLASTA Fall Conference, we are excited to have educator, author, and conductor Robert Gillespie as our keynote speaker. Other presenters include Judy Evans, Gregg Goodhart, Dr. Alex Jimenez, and Mark Thielen. You will not want to miss any of the sessions given by our outstanding presenters. As always, we will have a number of vendors to help you with your supply needs. Remember to bring along your string instrument so that you can participate in Friday's music sight-reading session!

You can download the conference schedule and registration form by using this link. Hotel reservation and Conference preregistration deadlines have been extended to September 20.

2017-2018 Concert MPA Music Lists

The updated Concert MPA music lists for 2017-2018 have been published. Please discard Concert MPA lists from all previous years.

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