Virginia

Calendar of Events:

 

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Event   2016-2017  2017-2018
 2018-2019
         
Executive Board and Council of Review   Sep 10 Sep 9 Sep 9
Senior Regional Orchestra Auditions   Sep 24 Sep 23 Sep 22
All-Virginia Jazz Band Auditions   Sep 26 & Oct 4 Sep 25 & Oct 3  Sep 24 & Oct 2
VMEA Honors Choir Auditions   Oct 1 Oct 7 Oct 6
VBODA Marching Assessment  West, Central & N. West   Oct 22 Oct 21  Oct 20
VBODA Marching Assessment  Northeast, Southeast, & East   Oct 29 Oct 28  Oct 27
VBODA Marching Assessment North & Capital   Nov 5 Nov 4 Nov 3
Senior Regional Orchestra   Nov 11 - 12* Nov 10 - 11* Nov 9 - 10*
District Chorus Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Nov 5 Nov 4 Nov 3
Senior Regional Orchestra Alternate Date   Oct 28 - 29* Oct 27 - 28*  Oct 26 - 27
Alternate District Chorus Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Nov 13 Nov 12  Nov 10
VMEA Professional Development Conference   Nov 17 - 19 The Homestead    Nov 16 - 18 The Homestead    Nov 15 - 17 The Homestead

VMEA All-Virginia Jazz Bands

 

Nov 15 - 17 The Homestead

Nov 14 - 16 The Homestead

Nov 13 - 15 The Homestead
VMEA Honors Choir & All-Virginia Jazz Band   Nov 17 - 19 The Homestead Nov 16 - 18 The Homestead  Nov 15 - 17 The Homestead
VMEA All-VA Guitar Ensemble   Nov 15 - 18 The Homestead Nov 14 - 17 The Homestead  Nov 13 - 16 The Homestead
District Band Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Dec 10 Dec 9  Dec 8
Alternate District Band Auditions (Districts 1-16)   Jan 7 Jan 6   Jan 5
Strategic Planning Meeting   Jan 13 None Jan 19
VMEA Executive Board   Jan 14 Jan 13  Jan 19
District Jazz Band Assessment   Jan 14 Jan 13  Jan 19

Conference Hotel Reservations

  6:00 am Feb 6 6:00 am Feb 5 6:00 am Feb 4

All-District Bands

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

April 29, May 6

April 28, May 5 April 17, May 4
VMEA Conference Selection Committee   May 12-13 May 18-19 May 17-18
VMEA Executive Board   June 3 June 2  June 1
NAfME Music Ed. Week   TBA TBA TBA
         
Important Other Dates To Consider:   Labor Day - Sep 5 Labor Day - Sep 4 Labor Day - Sep 3
    Easter - Apr 16  Easter - Apr 1  Easter Apr 21
 
 

* Alternate dates are available upon request and approval