January 10th-13th, 2024
Tampa Convention Center
The FMEA Professional Development Conference is one of the largest music education professional development events in the United States. In addition to approximately 250 clinic sessions and concerts, it is host to 23 All-State Ensembles featuring Florida's top Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Guitar, Orff, and Popular Music students conducted by world-class conductors and teachers. It is attended by more than 10,000 people, including secondary music directors, elementary music teachers, music supervisors, college students, college music teachers, school administrators, K-12 students performing in the All-State ensembles, students and professional musicians performing with invited performing ensembles, exhibitors, and parents and family members of performing students.
We are excited to offer individual chapters scholarships for this year's conference! Please keep in mind that presidents and advisors should fill out this form on their chapter's behalf. We only have a limited number of rooms available, so please note that scholarships will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. The deadline to submit a scholarship is Wednesday, November 15th.
If you are facing financial difficulties, please reach out to Colin Urbina (firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance to ensure that everyone has equal opportunity to attend FMEA. Please note that the deadline to reach out is December 1st.
Saturday, January 13th, 2024
Elections for the 2024 FL NAfME Collegiate E-Board will take place on Saturday, January 13th during at 10:00 am in room TCC 417. Elected positions will include President - elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Parliamentarian and Advocacy Chair. President-elect is a two- year commitment; the first year as President-elect, and the second year as President. In order to be considered for an officer position you must have an active membership of FMEA, an active member in your school's collegiate chapter, and at least a 3.0 GPA. All candidates should be prepared to present a two-minute speech and answer questions from the general body. Fill out the form below to apply. Applications are due by 7pm on Friday, January 12th, 2024.