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  • December 19, 2014

    2013-2014 American Music Competition Winners!

    Congratulations to the  First Place: Beta Mu Chapter Central Methodist University - 72 Qualified Performances Second Place: Epsilon Phi Chapter Capital University - 37 Qualified Performances Third Place: Epsilon Gamma Chapter University of Central Missouri - 35 Qualified Performances Runner-up Entries Tau Chapter at Kansas State - 32 Qualified Performances Iota Kappa Chapter at Lebanon Valley College - [...]Read Post
  • December 18, 2014

    Brother Bruce Hall (Rho Omega ’85) Named Deputy Governor of Province 40

    We are pleased to announce that Brother Bruce Hall, Rho Omega (Virginia Commonwealth) '85, has been appointed Deputy Governor of Province 40. Brother Hall currently serves professionally on staff at Sam Houston State University, where he also serves as the Zeta Mu's chapter Faculty Advisor. Brother Hall comes to us not only as an extremely [...]Read Post
  • December 17, 2014

    Join Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia at the 2014 Midwest Clinic

    The Midwest Clinic begins its 68th annual session December 17th in Chicago, Illinois.  Phi Mu Alpha has long been involved with Midwest, through a number of brothers who served founding roles as board members and clinicians, and also by having a presence each year to greet alumni and collegiate brothers in attendance, and reacquaint them [...]Read Post
  • October 31, 2014

    Sinfonian Geico Discount

    Much like someone saving money with GEICO, horror movie characters are pretty predictable.  Get a quote today with your special brother discount, and your quote will help benefit the fraternity. www.geico.com/greek/SinfoniaRead Post
  • October 10, 2014

    Act Now! – New Encore Tours Sinfonian Scholarship Available

    Encore Tours, the performance travel division of ACIS Educational Tours, is offering a $1,000 World Music Scholarship to collegiate Sinfonians. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was negotiating the spring scholarship, when Encore generously offered to make the fall scholarship available to us as well! But we are very close to the deadline for fall entries, so [...]Read Post
  • October 9, 2014

    NEC Ratifies National Nominating Committee Appointments – A Call for Nominations!

    At its recently concluded face-to-face meeting October 3-5, the National Executive Committee ratified President Mongiovi’s appointments to the National Nominating Committee.  National Constitution and Bylaws, Title I, Article VI, Section 6 mandates that the National Nominating Committee consists of the immediate past National President, who serves as chairman, two Province Governors, one Collegiate Province Representative […]

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  • October 8, 2014

    The Zen of Skyline Silhouettes

    Over the last few weeks, the members of the National Staff have embraced the stress-reducing effects of custom skyline art.  When the schedule is stressful, there’s nothing better than taking a few minutes to create your own special skyline.  Almost anything can be created or modified, without the limitations of size, proportion or actual physical […]

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  • September 29, 2014

    Founder’s Day – Sing as One!

    Founder's Day - Sing as One! Phi Mu Alpha's Founder's Day celebration is Monday, October 6th. All chapters and affiliates are encouraged to celebrate the founding of our beloved Fraternity by performing the official Founder's Day Ceremony. You can download the Founder's Day Ceremony Here, and use the following Fraternity statistics: (The Founder's Day Ceremony [...]Read Post
  • September 15, 2014

    Fraternity Hires New Assistant Director of Programs

    The National Headquarters is tremendously proud to announce that Brother Brandon M. Smith, Xi Gamma (Columbus State) 2011, has been hired as our first Assistant Director of Programs (ADP). Following the 2014 Spring semester, the position formerly known as Retreat Coordinator and Programs Assistant was modified and redefined based on evaluation of the direction that the position’s responsibilities have […]

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  • September 9, 2014

    Sinfonia 2.0 is ready to launch!

    Brothers! We are proud to announce that we are embarking on another step in our evolution from the current web presence to our new website; Sinfonia 2.0! The new web presence that was over seven years in the making is finally a reality, brothers. We have received many positive comments from the sneak preview we […]

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  • August 27, 2014

    Ruben Studdard explores the Negro Spiritual: Then and Now

    Brother Ruben Studdard was initiated in 1997 into the Delta Omicron chapter at Alabama A&M University. He is an American R&B, pop, and gospel singer. Ruben also was the winner of the second season of American Idol and received a Grammy Award nomination in December 2003 for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “Superstar.” Please […]

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  • August 8, 2014

    USMC Announces a Vacancy for Mellophone/Baritone Bugle

    Auditions for mellophone/baritone are scheduled through the District Musician placement Director for the Marine Corps Music Program. Applicants can submit their current resume using the contact information below or by contacting a local Marine Corps Recruiter. Once a resume has been submitted, the applicant will be contacted to schedule a specific audition time and location. […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Six Brothers Chosen for Summer Internships

    The Fraternity has chosen six brothers for the inaugural summer internship class in 2014. Seventeen brothers applied for the positions, and the decision process was made doubly difficult by the quality of the applicants. The summer interns assist the National Staff in the completion of projects that benefit the Fraternity and improve resources available for [...]Read Post
  • June 6, 2014

    Leadership Institute Travel Grants Available

    Leadership Institute Travel Grants Now Available The Sinfonia Educational Foundation is once again offering travel grants to brothers who will be attending Leadership Institute this summer. In 2013, we hit a record attendance for the event, and the expanded Fraternity Education Pre-Conference and Music Conference promise to bring in even more brothers this year. The […]

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  • April 25, 2014

    Assistant Director of Programs Search

    ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS SEARCH ANNOUNCED Position Description Formerly identified the Retreat Coordinator and Programs Associate, the Assistant Director of Programs will be responsible for assisting the Director of Programs in the performance of his duties. He serves as the first-level primary contact at the National Headquarters for collegiate members, and should be familiar with […]

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  • April 11, 2014

    Spring 2013 Reactivations/Installations

    Below a list below of all colonies that are scheduled to have their installation or reactivation this semester, along with the most recent contact information for the colony. Please join us in congratulating these brothers on their impending brotherhood and completion of the colony process! Delaware Beta (Delaware State University) Installation Date: 04/28Contact: Marcel Sawyer – [email protected] […]

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  • February 13, 2014

    Anniversary of the passing of J. Clifton Williams, Jr.

    Feb. 12 marked the anniversary of the passing of Brother J. Clifton Williams, Beta Omega (Louisiana State) 1946, a noted and revered composer of the 20th century. His works include several well-known orchestral and band pieces. He first achieved prominence in 1955, when he won the American Bandmasters Association's inaugural composition award for original band literature. He [...]Read Post
  • February 10, 2014

    Percy Jewett Burrell – Commemoration Year 2014

    Brother Percy Jewett Burrell - Commemoration Year 2014 February 10th marked the 137th birthday of Percy Jewett Burrell! Please join us in celebrating his life, as we also commemorate the 50th anniversary of his passing. Please scroll down to see how you, your alumni association, or your chapter can take part in these festivities. PROCLAMATION [...]Read Post
  • February 3, 2014

    Composition Contest Judges Announced

    The Phi Mu Alpha Composition Contest features a $5,000 grand prize, the premiere of the winning work at the 2015 National Convention, and a publishing contract to the winning entrant. And now, Sinfonia is excited to announce the judges for this competition, each a prominent figure in American music: Brother Adler's mark on American music [...]Read Post
  • December 2, 2013

    National Staff Restructuring

    Interim Executive Director Edward Klint today announced a series of changes to the structure of the National Staff. Elizabeth (Liz) Rader, formerly serving as Administrative Assistant on a part-time basis, has been promoted to the full-time position of Fraternity Services Associate. In this expanded role, Liz will provide enhanced membership services and will support queries […]

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  • October 16, 2013

    Fall 2013 Reactivations/Installations

    Below is a list of all colonies that are scheduled to have their reactivation this semester, along with the most recent contact information for the colony. Please join us in congratulating these brothers on their impending brotherhood and completion of the colony process! Alpha Upsilon (University of Arizona) Reactivation Date: 10/27Contacts: David Adams: [email protected] Phi Mu Alpha […]

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  • February 4, 2013

    Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity Announces $5,000 Grand Prize for Composition

    Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia has a long history of supporting new American music with composition contests. Our first composition contest took place in 1912, and the tradition continued until 1960. At our 2012 Convention, on the hundredth anniversary of our first such effort, we revived our tradition with the announcement of a Composition Contest with a […]

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  • October 3, 2012

    Membership Awards Now Available for Distribution to Chapters, Alumni Associations and Provinces

    In the 2009-2012 triennium the National Executive Committee wanted to provide more opportunities for brothers to reconnect and celebrate with Sinfonia throughout their lives. For collegiate members, interaction with alumni helps to create the expectation of ongoing alumni engagement. At the 2012 National Convention the Fraternity announced membership awards that recognize Sinfonians who have passed […]

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