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In Memoriam: James Crosby
In Memoriam: James Crosby
James R.Crosby, 80, a proud United States Army veteran and lifetime educator, and a great musician passed away on September 20, 2014. He was born in Tampa, Florida January 28, 1934 and is survived by his devoted wife and soul mate of nearly 58 years, Gail Lowman, and loving family; children, Les (Sue), James Dale (Tricia) & Dana (Orville Collier); four grandchildren Justin (Kristen), James, Bailey and Xia. Jim was a retired Life Member of the Florida Bandmasters Association.  

All-State Results
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In Memoriam: Samuel Harvey McCreary
In Memoriam: Samuel Harvey McCreary

Retired band director from Duval County Public Schools, Samuel McCreary passed away on October 2, 2014. A native of Pensacola, he received a Bachelor degree in Music Education from Florida A&M University and later a Master of Art degree in Music Education from Jacksonville University. Samuel was the band director at William M. Raines High School, Lee High School, Sandalwood High School, Lakeshore Middle School and Northwestern Middle School, as well as Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale and Booker T. Washington High School in Pensacola. After he retired, he was an adjunct professor at Edward Waters College teaching Applied Brasswind Instruments. He will be deeply missed by a myriad of family, friends, colleagues and students.

 

Legacy Project
Interviews with Jesse Pearl, Jim Sammons, Frank Howes, Steve Ogilvie, George Walters, Bert Creswell, Ken Williams, Don Jennings, Bill Cannon and Penny Janoowski have been recently added.    read more ...

2015 State MPA Dates

Best Practices Report
The following documents present the findings of a select committee which was formed to describe a band program that represents policies, procedures, and fundamentals that can be defined as Best Practices in Florida school band programs. read more ...


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