SUPPORTING PUBLIC SCHOOL MUSIC EDUCATION
IN BROOME COUNTY, NEW YORK
WELCOME to the 2013-2014 BCMEA web site. We hope you find our web pages helpful and informative. Please use the links below to navigate around, and enjoy your visit!
WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! Here's wishing all in the BCMEA community a very successful and fulfilling school year!
MEMBERSHIP FORMS: Membership forms are now available for the 2013-2014 school year. There are two membership forms - one for regular members and one for retirees. Both membership forms are available together as one document here.
The next executive council meeting will be on December 2, 2013 at Johnson City High School beginning at 4:30 pm.
ALERT! ! ! !
DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE SCHOOL CALENDAR THIS YEAR, THERE ARE NUMEROUS CHANGES FROM NORMAL AUDITION AND FESTIVAL PROCEDURES THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BELOW TO AVOID CONFUSION.
1. THE DUE DATE FOR FESTIVAL APPLICATIONS ARE EARLIER THAN USUAL FOR GRADES 5-9 BANDS AND ORCHESTRAS, AND GRADES 7-9 CHORUS, DUE TO AN EARLIER AUDITION DATE. THE APPLICATION DUE DATE FOR THESE FESTIVALS IS OCTOBER 20, 2013.
2. THE AUDITION DATE FOR GRADES 5-6 BANDS AND ORCHESTRAS, AND GRADES 7-9 CHORUS, ARE EARLIER THAN USUAL THIS YEAR. THE AUDITION DATE IS NOVEMBER 23, 2013.
3. THIS YEAR, FESTIVAL 2 WILL OCCUR AFTER FESTIVAL 3. THE DATES FOR FESTIVAL 2 ARE MARCH 21 AND 22, 2014 AND THE DATES FOR FESTIVAL 3 ARE MARCH 14 AND 15, 2014.
4. AUDITIONS FOR THE GRADES 10-12 JAZZ ENSEMBLE WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE JANUARY AUDITION DATE AT BINGHAMTON HIGH SCHOOL.
5. THE SNOW DATE AUDITION FOR THE JANUARY AUDITIONS WILL BE AT WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL. DUE TO CONFLICTS AT THAT SCHOOL, AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD LATER IN THE DAY THAN ON THE ORIGINAL AUDITION DATE. BE AWARE THAT YOUR AUDITION SCHEDULE WILL BE DIFFERENT IF WE NEED TO USE THAT SNOW DATE. THIS IS FOR THE JANUARY AUDITIONS ONLY.
Concert Programs for 2014
Calendar of Events
Festival Info Page
Past Concert Program Archive
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Last Update November 19, 2013