District 11

District 11 encompasses Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee, and DeSoto Counties. We encourage all Middle and High School Choir Directors to get involved in FVA and District 11.


David Verdoni, District Chair

Upcoming Events

  1. FVA Membership Payment due TBA
  2. All State Registration due TBA (Postmark/Online)

Reminders to Directors

The FVA Handbook has all the information you will ever need to know about All State, MPA and Solo and Ensemble. District 11 Minutes and e-mails will keep up-to-date on all deadlines and rules. It is crucial that you meet our district’s deadlines, so our District Chair can meet theirs. If you have additional questions or need clarifications, please do not hesitate to e-mail David.

Registration for all FVA events is online and requires payment to District 11. No personal checks will be accepted for any FVA events.

All paperwork and checks need to be mailed to David Verdoni:

David Verdoni
Riverview H.S.
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, FL 34231

2016-2017 District 11 Calendar (Tentative)

All State Test #1 (All State Omnibus, Musicianship and Sight-Reading)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
HS Director Meeting @ 3:00pm/HS Theory Test @ 3:30pm
MS Director Meeting @ 4:30pm/MS Theory Test @ 5:00pm
Riverview High School
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 9, 2016 (Postmark/Online)
Fees: $15 per Student

All State Test #2 (Vocal)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
HS Director Meeting @ 3:00pm/HS Vocal Quality Tests Start @ 3:30pm
MS Director Meeting @ 4:30pm/HS Vocal Quality Tests Start @ 5:00pm
Riverview High School

FMEA Conference and All State

Wednesday – Saturday, January 11-14, 2017
Tampa Convention Center
Early Registration Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2016

Solo & Ensemble

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Sarasota High School
Report Time: Please arrive 30 minutes before scheduled time
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017 (Postmark/Online)*

  • Solo $15/Small Ensemble or Small Special Cat. = $25
  • Duet $20/Large Ensemble or Large Special Cat. = $35
  • Piano Solo $15/Student Conductor = $20
  • District Medals = $3


Thursday-Friday, February 23-24, 2017
Location: Venice High School Performing Arts Center
Report Time: Please arrive 30 minutes before scheduled block
Registration: Friday, January 13, 2017 (Postmark/Online)*

  • Choirs with 60 students or less = $140
  • Choirs with 61 students or more = $170
  • District Medal = $3

Central State Solo and Ensemble

Thursday-Saturday, March 30-April 1, 2017
Location: Seminole State College
Fees: See State Solo and Ensemble and Choral Registration

Central State Choral MPA

Monday-Thursday, April 24-27, 2017
First Presbyterian Church, Lakeland, FL
Fees: $170 per choir
Please see State MPA tab on Home Screen

*Please Note – If you are sending payment for S&E and Choral MPA at the same time, please make sure checks and paperwork are clearly marked to avoid confusion.

Please remember that if you are hosting any District Event we need you to send David and Seth driving directions and any special instructions for visitors to post on website.

Meeting Minutes

Directions to schools in District 11