FEMEA would like to congratulate the 2016 Ticket to Tampa Scholarship recipient Sean Hayes! Sean is a first year teacher in Leon County, after recently graduating from the University of Missouri. Welcome to Florida, and congratulations, Sean!
The audition results for the 2016 Elementary Chorus and Orff Ensemble are now available. You can access them using the buttons below. You will need to login with your FMEA username and password. TEACHERS: If you have a student(s) selected, be sure to read the online packets posted along with the student lists.
One $500 Scholarship will be awarded in October 2015. Funding may be applied to expenses associated with attendance at the 2016 FMEA Professional Development Conference.
The Inaugural Performance of the first All State Orff Ensemble in the WORLD will be held at the 2016 FMEA Professional Development Conference in Tampa, Florida. This prestigious ensemble will be directed by master Orff clinicians, Sandy Lantz and Gretchen Wahlberg. The audition repertoire is now available. Look for the complete audition packet this August.
The FEMEA 2015 Dorothy Land Past President’s Grant Winner is Meagan Snowman, music teacher at Hidden Oaks Elementary School in Palm Beach County. Meagan’s grant is titled: Multisensory Music Magic. Look for a summary of Megan’s grant activities in the FEMEA Curriculum Fair at the 2016 Professional Development Conference.
FEMEA sends hearty congratulations to Marsha Perry Juday and Brian Meisenburg, recipients of the 2015 Janice Lancaster Professional Development Scholarship. Marsha will attend Kodaly Level I Training. Brian is headed to World Music Drumming. We can't wait to hear about what they learned in their Curriculum Fair presentations at the 2016 FMEA Conference.
Elementary Music is the focus of the April 2015 Florida Music Director. Articles were written by your FEMEA Board Members.
Congratulations to Rosemary Pilonero, the new FEMEA President-Elect. Rosemary currently teaches music at The Villages Elementary of Lady Lake in Lake County, and serves on the FEMEA Board of Directors as the chair of the Janice Lancaster Scholarship Committee. She will take office on July 1, 2015.