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South State Choral MPA 2015

Final Instructions for South State Choral MPA 2015

  • Google directions to American Heritage School, 12200 West Broward Road, Plantation FL 33325
  • Morning traffic is difficult, avoid using Flamingo Blvd.
  • If traveling on I-595, take the Hiatus Road exit
  • Take Hiatus Road North to Broward Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Broward Blvd. the left at the next traffic light SW 118th Avenue
  • SW 118th Ave runs along the side of the school
  • Turn right at the bus entrance gate on SW 118th Ave
  • The road will lead you directly to the theater
  • A security guard will escort you to the theater
  • Speed limit is 5MPH on campus, strictly enforced
  • Buses will drop people off at the theater and park on the basketball court next to the theater
  • Buses will not be able to depart from 2:50-3:40 PM
  • FVA registration is in the lobby. Enter through the large stair cases in the front of the Fine Arts Building
  • For those who need assisstance there is an elevator that will take you to the lobby located in the hallway west of the front staircase.
  • Parents and spectators will need to park across the street at Calvary Chapel Church. Cross at the crosswalk on West Broward Road and otain a pass from the security guard.
  • These passes must be diplayed the entire time you are on campus.
  • Concessions will be available for purchase after the block is over
  • Students will not be able to purchase concessions while their block ig going on
  • NO FOOD OR DRNK IS ALLOWED IN THE AUDITORIUM
  • Contact Nina Van Derhoof at vanderhoof@ahschool.com or 954-472-0022 ext 3067
  • DO NOT CONTACT ANY OTHER SCHOOL PERSONNEL

General Instructions for all State Choral MPAs

  • Bring 4 copies of the music with measures numbered
  • Chaoerone list, one for every ten students not including director.
  • Cell phone number for director and chaperones
  • 4 copies of the auxillary information sheets
  • Collect all student cell phones before the block starts
  • Parents are not allowed to be on their cell phones
  • Students that need to use the restroom must be escorted by a chaperone
  • Student observers are not allowed
  • At check out be sure you have all your music, recordings, and rating sheets
  • You are required to stay for an entire block
  • Each choir has one hour of time for warm up, performance, and clinic
  • Schools that are scheduled over 2 blocks will be able to leave after their last group
  • BE ON TIME!!!!! The schedules are tight and it is difficult to adjust them.
  • Please monitor your students as we are in three very nice venuse and we want to be able to use them again.
  • This year I have scheduled over 200 choirs in 3 different locations. That’s a good problem to have. We will have some growing pains this year and I will adjust for next year.
  • Thank you for your patience. Have a great STATE MPA

Time Blocks South State

Monday, April 20, 2015

8:40-12:00
American Heritage Mixed through Seminole Ridge Chamber

1:00-3:40
Suncoast Treble through Palm Beach Central Mixed

4:00-5:40
Santaluces Reflections-Palm Beach Central Traditions Chorale

Tuesday April 21, 2015

8:40-11:40
Florida Christian Ladies through Coral Reef Concert Women

12:40-3:40
Coral Reef Select Mixed through South Fork Men

4:00 – 6:00
Palm Beach Gadens Pizzaz through South Fork Singers

7:00-9:20
Jupiter Combined Girls through Jupiter Concert Choir

Wednesday April 22, 2015

8:40-11:40
Western Select Women through The King’s Academy His People

12:40-3:20
Pine Crest Chorus-Drefoos Singers

4:00-7:00
Pine Crest Women through Everglades Legacy Women

Choirs that start the block need to be here 2o minutes early for warm up. Times within the block are subject to change. All choirs must be seated when the block starts.

Final Instructions for South State S&E 2015

General Instructions For All Sites:

  • 2 originals of music with measures numbered. Accompanist may use copied to play from but original must be readily available in the room.
  • Chaperone list ( 1 for every 10 students not including the director).
  • Cell phone numbers for director and chaperones
  • Rosters are not needed
  • Be prepared to note any cancelations.
  • Any money owed must be paid when you register.
  • Honors recitals will be listed with individual site information
  • Students selected for the recital must perform the song selected by the adjudicator

South State
April 10-11, 2015
Palm Beach Atlantic University
901 South Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 24708

  • Google directions to PBA, contact me if you have any problems
  • Registration is in the band room, VLR-119
  • Follow instructions for parking as given by security guards.
  • Place a placard with FVA written on it on the dashboard of your cars.
  • Parking is difficult especially on Friday so try to keep private vehicles to a minimum.
  • Buses can unload at the building
  • Parking for buses is NOT PROVIDED so be sure to stay in contact with your driver
  • Do not contact Palm Beach Atlantic personel with questions about this event.
  • Food should be available at the campus eateries.
  • Honors Recitals are held in the Concert Hall at the following times:
    • Friday April 10, 2015 12:00 pm and 5:30 pm
    • Saturday April 11, 2015 1:00 pm and 5:30 pm

I have worked to accommodate your requests as best as I could. The schedules are tight so please be on time. Call me at 904-284-1551 if you have any questions or problems. After April 8, 2015 call my cell 904-521-5274. Have a great State MPA!

Mark Scott
Executive Director
exec@fva.net

Final Instructions for State Solo & Ensemble MPA

General instructions for all sites:

  • 2 originals of music with measures numbered. Accompanist may use copied to play from but original must be readily available in the room.
  • Chaperone list (1 for every 10 students not including the director)
  • Cell phone numbers for director and chaperones
  • Rosters are not needed
  • Be prepared to note any cancellations.
  • Any money owed must be paid when you register.
  • Honors recitals will be listed with individual site information.
  • Students selected for the recital must perform the song selected by the adjudicator.

North State

  • March 16-17, 2015
  • Jacksonville University 2800 University Blvd. North Jacksonville, Fl. 32211
  • Google directions to Jacksonville University, contact me if you have any problems
  • Registration will be held in the lobby of the Swisher Auditorium, left side of the campus next to the Fine Arts Building
  • JU is on spring break so parking should be no problem
  • Buses can let students off at the registration area but may not park there. They can park in the large parking area.
  • Snack foods will be available for purchase but no major food.
  • Honors Recitals are held in Terry Concert Hall at the following times:
    • Monday March 16, 2015 12:00 pm and 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday March 17, 2015 12:00pm and 3:00 pm

Central State

  • March 19-21, 2015
  • Seminole State College 100 Weldon Road Sanford, Florida 32773-6199
  • Google directions to Seminole State College, contact me if you have any problems.
  • Registration is in the student center, multi purpose room C-110 B
  • Parking is open buses will need to drop students off and park in an open area
  • Classes are not in session on Friday or Saturday
  • Food is available Thursday until six and Friday until four.
  • Honors Recitals are held in the Concert Hall at the following times:
    • Thursday March 19, 2015 5:00 pm and 8:00pm
    • Friday March 20, 2015 12:00 pm and 4:30 pm
    • Saturday March 21, 2015 12:00 pm and 4:30 pm

South State

  • Specific information on South State S&E will be posted later

Final Notes

  • I have worked to accommodate your requests as best as I could.
  • The schedules are tight so please be on time
  • Call me at 904-284-1551 if you have any questions or problems
  • After March 15, 2015 call my cell 904-521-5274

Have a great State MPA!

Mark Scott, FVA Executive Director

Newly elected officers

Congratulations and welcome to our newly elected officers. Tommy Jomisko is our new President-Elect, and Jeannine Stemmer is our new Middle School / Junior High Chair-Elect. Thank you for your continuing commitment to FVA!

Newly elected officers

Tommy Jomisko & Jeannine Stemmer

 

Winner of FVA Composition Award

Michael Creighton of Winter Park High School was this year’s recipient of the FVA Composition Award. Congratulations, Michael! For more information about the FVA Composition Contest, visit fva.net/composition.

Michael Creighton of Winter Park High School

Michael Creighton of Winter Park High School