Virginia

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Event   2015-2016  2016-2017
 2017-2018
         
Executive Board and Council of Review   Sep 12 Sep 10 Sep 9
Senior Regional Orchestra Auditions   Sep 26 Sep 24 Sep 23
All-Virginia Jazz Band Auditions   Sep 27 & Oct 5 Sep 26 & Oct 4  Sep 25 & Oct 3
VMEA Honors Choir Auditions   Oct 8 Oct 1 Oct 7
VBODA Marching Assessment  West, Central & N. West   Oct 24 Oct 22  Oct 21
VBODA Marching Assessment  Northeast, Southeast, & East   Oct 31 Oct 29  Oct 28
VBODA Marching Assessment North & Capital   Nov 7 Nov 5 Nov 4
Senior Regional Orchestra   Nov 13 - 14* Nov 11 - 12* Nov 10 - 11*
District Chorus Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Nov 7 Nov 5 Nov 4
Senior Regional Orchestra Alternate Date   Oct 30 - 31* Oct 28 - 29*  Oct 27 - 28
Alternate District Chorus Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Nov 14 Nov 13  Nov 12
VMEA Professional Development Conference   Nov 19 - 21 - Norfolk       Nov 17 - 19 - The Homestead       Nov 16 - 18 The Homestead
VMEA Honors Choir & All-Virginia Jazz Band   Nov 19 - 21 - Norfolk Nov 17 - 19 - The Homestead  Nov 16 - 18 The Homestead
VMEA All-VA Guitar Ensemble   Nov 18 - 20 - Norfolk Nov 15 - 18 - The Homestead  Nov 14 - 17 The Homestead
District Band Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Dec 12 Dec 10  Dec 8
Alternate District Band Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Jan 9 Jan 7   Jan 6
Strategic Planning Meeting   None Jan 13  None
VMEA Executive Board   Jan 16 Jan 14  Jan 13
District Jazz Band Assessment   Jan 16 Jan 14  Jan 13

Conference Hotel Reservations

  6:00 am Feb 1 6:00 am Feb 1 6:00 am Feb 1

All-District Bands

  Feb 5 - 6 Feb 3 - 4 Feb 2 - 3
All-District Chorus   Feb 12 - 13 Feb 10 - 11  Feb 9 - 10
All-Virginia Chorus Auditions   Feb 12 - 13 Feb 10 - 11  Feb 9 - 10
Deadline for Blue Ribbon Award Application   Feb 15 Feb 15  Feb 15
Alternate All-District Chorus   Feb 19 - 20  Feb 17 - 18  Feb 16 - 17
All-Virginia Band and Orchestra Auditions   Feb 27  Feb 25  Feb 24
Elementary Professional Development Workshop   Feb 27  Feb 25  Feb 24
Music In Our Schools Month   March March March
District Assessment (Districts 1-16) Instrumental Recommended   Mar 4 - 5* Mar 3 - 4*  Mar 2 - 3*
District Assessment (Districts 1-16) Instrumental Recommended   Mar 11 - 12* Mar 10 - 11*  Mar 9 - 10*
District Assessment Choral Recommended (District 1-16)   Mar 18 - 19* Mar 17 - 18*  Mar 16 - 17*
Alternate Assessment (Instrumental and Choral)   Mar 25 - 26* Mar 24 - 25*  Mar 23 - 24*
All-Virginia Elementary Chorus   Apr 2 Apr 1 March 25
All-Virginia Band and Orchestra   Apr 7-9 Apr 6 - 8  Apr 5 - 7
District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Assessment   Apr 15-16 Apr 21 - 22  Apr 13 - 14
Alternate Solo and Ensemble Assessment   Apr 22-23 Apr 28 - 29  Apr 20 - 21
All-Virginia Chorus   Apr 28 - 30 Apr 27 - 29  Apr 26 - 28
All-Virginia Guitar Ensemble Auditions  

April 30, May 7

April 29, May 6 April 28, May 5
VMEA Conference Selection Committee   May 20-21 May 12-13 May 11-12
VMEA Executive Board   June 4 June 3  June 2
NAfME Music Ed. Week   June 24 - 27 TBA TBA
         
Important Other Dates To Consider:   Labor Day - Sep 7 Labor Day - Sep 5 Labor Day - Sep 4
    Easter Mar 27 Easter - Apr 16  Easter Apr 1
 
 

* Alternate dates are available upon request and approval