Winter 2019

*Subject to Change

January Board Meeting: Maryland Orchestra Directors Association (MODA), (Maryland Band Directors Association (MBDA)

January Board Meeting: Maryland Choral Educators Association (MCEA)

January All State Commitment, Registration, and Preparation

January 17                Deadline: All State Jazz Submissions

January 21 Young Composers Project Committee Meeting

Jan 31-Feb 3            All State Junior Band, Senior Band, Senior Orchestra, Senior Mixed Chorus and Treble Chorus in Baltimore and at Morgan State University

February 1-2              Annual In-Service Conference, Baltimore Convention Center

February 21-23          All State Jazz Band, UMBC, UMBC Performing Arts & Humanities Building

Spring 2019

March 1-3                   All State Junior Chorus and All State Junior Orchestra, Perry Hall High School

April 1                   Deadline: High School Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Festivals Registration/Application

April 4-7 Eastern Division Conference and All Eastern Concerts, Pittsburg, PA

April 8                         Deadline: All State Solo and Ensemble Registration/Application

April 12 MMEA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

April 13 MMEA Awards for Excellence and Luncheon

April 19                       Deadline: State Solo and Ensemble Eligibility Confirmation/Payment to be received

April 19                       Deadline: Middle School Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Festivals Registration/Application

April 29-May 3            State High School Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Festivals

May 6-10                    State Middle School Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Festivals

May 11                        State String and Vocal Solo and Ensemble Festivals

May 18                        State Wind and Percussion Solo and Ensemble Festivals, Towson University Fine Arts Building 

Summer 2019

June 1 MMEA Budget and Planning Meeting

June 7 MMEA Board Meeting

August 24                     MMEA Board Retreat

Fall 2019

September 13 Tenor-Bass Demonstration Chorus Registration Due

September 17                              MBDA Fall Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Location TBD

September 27                          MODA Fall Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Location TBD

October 4 (updated)                 Deadline: All State Junior Application (Grades 7-9)

October 11 (updated)              Deadline: All State Senior Application (Grades 10-12)

October 4                                MMEA Board Meeting, 7:00pm, Anne Arundel Community College (Tentative) 

October 18                              MMEA Fall In-Service Day, Northwestern High School, 7000 Adelphi Rd, Hyattesville, MD 20782; home of The Jim Henson Academy for the Visual and Perfoming Arts.

October 19-20 Eastern Division Fall Meeting, Hartford, CT

November 6-10                       NAfME National Conference and Honor Ensembles, Gaylord Palms Resort, Orlando, Florida

November 16                          All State Junior Auditions, Locations TBD

November 23                          All State Senior Auditions, Locations TBD

December 4                             Deadline: All State Jazz Submission

December 9-20                       All State Notifications

December 14                           MBDA Fall Board Meeting, 9:00 a.m. Location TBD        

December 14                           MBDA Fall Music Review, 11:00 a.m. Location TBD                              

December                                MCEA Fall Music Review, Time and Location TBD

December 14                           MODA Fall Music Review, Time and Location TBD

December 20                           MODA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Location TBD 


Winter 2020

January 3                 MMEA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Anne Arundel Community College (Tentative)

January 10                Deadline: All State Commitment, Registration, and Payment

January TBD              MODA Board Meeting, Location and Time TBD

January TBD              MBDA Board Meeting, Location and Time TBD

January TBD               MCEA Board Meeting, Location and Time TBD

January TBD               Young Composers Project Committee Meeting

January 8                   Awards for Excellence Applications Due

February 20-22            All State Jazz Band Rehearsals, UMBC Performing Arts & Humanities Building

February 22                 All State Jazz Concert, 3:00 p.m., UMBC Performing Arts & Humanities Building

February 21-23            All State Junior Chorus and Orchestra Rehearsals, Location TBD

February 23                 All State Junior Chorus and Orchestra Concerts, Time and Location TBD

Spring 2020

March 13-14 Annual Conference, Baltimore Convention Center

March 12-15               All State Junior Band, Senior Band, Sr. Orchestra, Senior Mixed Choir and Senior Treble Choir Rehearsals - Baltimore Maryland (Schedule to be announced)

March MMEA Awards for Excellence, Dates and Locations TBD

March 14                   All State Junior Band Concert, Morgan State University, Time to be announced

March 15                   All State Senior Band, Orchestra, Mixed Choir and Treble Choir Concerts, Morgan State University, Times to be announced

March 27                   Deadline: High School Band, Chorus and Orchestra Festival Registration/Application

April 3                       Deadline: Middle School Band, Orchestra and Chorus Festival Registration/Application

April 3                        Deadline: State Solo and Ensemble Applications

April 3                         MODA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Location TBD

April 10                       Deadline: State Solo and Ensemble Festival Eligibility Confirmation/Payment to be received

April 17                       MMEA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Anne Arundel Community College (Tentative)                 

April 27-May 1             State High School Band (April 27 & 29), Orchestra (April 29-30), Chorus (April 30-May 1) Festivals, Morgan State University (Note: Maryland Primary is April 28th, thus schools will be closed.)

May 4-8                      State Middle School Band (May 4-5), Orchestra (May 6-7), Chorus (May 7-8), and Festivals, Location TBD

May 9                          State String and Vocal Solo and Ensemble Festival, Location TBD

May 16                        State Winds and Percussion Solo and Ensemble Festival, Towson University (Tentative)

May 29                        MODA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Location TBD

May 30                        MMEA Budget and Conference Planning Meeting, Time and Location TBD        

Summer 2020

June 5                          MMEA Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Anne Arundel Community College (Tentative)

June 13               MBDA Board Meeting, 9:00 a.m., Location TBD

June 13                MBDA Music Review, 11:00 a.m., Location TBD

June 23-27 NAfME NEB/ Hill Day & National Assembly - Washington, DC (Tuesday, June 23-Wednesday, June 24 – NEB Meeting, State Executives Meeting, Collegiate Summit Thursday, June 25 – Hill Day, Friday, June 26-Saturday, June 27 – National Assembly (NASS