Virginia

Calendar of Events:

 

 

Event   2013 -2014 2014 -2015  2015-2016
         
Executive Board and Council of Review   Sep 7 Sep 6  Sep 12
Senior Regional Orchestra Auditions   Sep 21 Sep 20 Sep 26 
All-Virginia Jazz Band Auditions   Sep 21 & Sep 28 Sep 20 & Sep 27 Sep 27 & Oct 5 
VMEA Honors Choir Auditions   Oct 5 Oct 4 Oct 3 
VBODA Marching Festival  West, Central & N. West   Oct 19 Oct 18 Oct 24 
VBODA Marching Festival  Northeast, Southeast, & East   Oct 26 Oct 25 Oct 31 
VBODA Marching Assessment North & Capital     Nov 1 Nov 7 
Senior Regional Orchestra   Nov 7 - 8 Oct 31 - Nov 1 Nov 6 - 7 
District Chorus Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Nov 2 Nov 1 Nov 7 
Senior Regional Orchestra Alternate Date   Nov 15 - 16 Nov 14 - 15 Nov 13 - 14 
Alternate District Chorus Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 14 
VMEA In-Service Conference   Nov. 21 - 23 - The Homestead    Nov 20 - 22 - Norfolk    Nov 19 - 21 - Norfolk 
VMEA Honors Choir & All-Virginia Jazz Band   Nov. 21 - 23 - The Homestead Nov 20 - 22 - Norfolk Nov 19 - 21 - Norfolk 
VMEA All-VA Guitar Ensemble   Nov. 19 - 21 - The Homestead Nov 18 - 20 - Norfolk Nov 18 - 20 - Norfolk 
District Band Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 12 
Alternate District Band Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 9  
Strategic Planning Meeting   None TBD TBD 
VMEA Executive Board   Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16 
District Jazz Band Assessment   Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16 
All-District Bands   Jan 31 - Feb 1 Feb 6 - Feb 7 Feb 5 - 6 
Conference Hotel Reservationa   6:00 am Feb 3 6:00 am Feb 2 6:00 am - Feb 1 
All-District Chorus   Feb 6 - 8 Feb 13 - 14 Feb 12 - 13 
All-Virginia Chorus Auditions   Feb 6 - 8 Feb 13 - 14 Feb 12 - 13 
Deadline for Blue Ribbon Award Application   Feb 15 Feb 15 Feb 15 
Alternate All-District Chorus   Feb 13 - 15 Feb 20 - 21 Feb 19 -20 
All-Virginia Band and Orchestra Auditions   Feb 22 Feb 28 Feb 27 
Elementary Professional Development Workshop     Feb 28 Feb 27 
Music In Our Schools Month   March March March
District Assessment (Districts 1-16) Instrumental Recommended   Feb 28 - Mar 1 Mar 6 - Mar 7 Mar 4 - 5 
District Assessment (Districts 1-16) Instrumental Recommended   Mar 7 - 8 Mar 13 - 14 Mar 11 - 12 
District Assessment Choral Recommended (District 1-16)   Mar 7 - 8 Mar 20 - 21 Mar 18 - 19 
Alternate Assessment (Instrumental and Choral)   Mar 14 - 15 or Mar 21 - 22 Mar 27 - 28 Mar 25 - 26 
All-Virginia Elementary Chorus   Mar 29 Mar 28 Apr 1 
All-Virginia Band and Orchestra   Ap 3 - 5 Apr 9-11 Apr 7 - 9 
District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Assessment   Apr 11 - 12 Apr 10-11 Apr 15 - 16 
Alternate Solo and Ensemble Assessment   Apr 25 - 26 Apr 17-18 Apr 22 - 23 
All-Virginia Chorus   Arp 25 - 26 Apr 24-25 Apr 28 - 30 
VMEA Executive Board   June 7 June 6 June 4 
NAfME Music Ed. Week   June 24 - 30 June 25 - 29 TBA 
         
Important Other Dates To Consider:   Labor Day - Sep 2 Labor Day - Sep 1  Labor Day - Sep 7
    Easter - Apr 20 Easter Apr 5 Easter - Mar 27