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  • June 2, 2015

    Sinfonia Names 24th Man of Music

    The Charles E. Lutton Man of Music Award is the highest honor Phi Mu Alpha can bestow upon one of its members. The special award is given once every three years to a Sinfonian who, through performance, composition, or any other significant musical activity, has distinguished himself and thus furthered the cause of music in […]

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  • May 7, 2015

    Gordon Goodwin to Lead the 1898 Jazz Orchestra

    Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America is pleased to announce that multiple Grammy and Emmy-award winning American pianist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and conductor Gordon Goodwin will be joining the 1898 Jazz Orchestra as guest bandleader for the 2015 National Convention! When not scoring for some of the most memorable and remarkable films being made [...]Read Post
  • April 30, 2015

    Fraternity Reveals 55th National Convention Theme

    Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity unveiled the official theme for the 55th National Convention through a promotional video released Wednesday, April 29. The theme is “Sing As One,” representing the culmination of a three-year effort to focus the Fraternity forward.

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  • April 6, 2015

    Work Weekend 2015 Registration Now Open

    Lyrecrest Work Weekend 2015 May 22 - May 24 Have you ever had the desire to visit our National Headquarters but lacked the time during the school year to do so? Have you wanted to give back to the Fraternity at a national level but haven't had the right opportunity present itself? Do you enjoy [...]Read Post
  • March 31, 2015

    Official Slate of Nominees for National Executive Committee Announced

    The Nominating Committee of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, chaired by immediate past National President Dr. Richard Crosby, Eta-Omicron (Cincinnati) '75, met over the last few months to consider nominations for four National Executive Committee positions open for election during the 2015 National Convention. The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce its selections of outstanding candidates for [...]Read Post
  • March 26, 2015

    Fraternity Partners with GINSystems to Offer Chapter Websites

    At its February 20 - 22 face-to-face meeting, the members of the National Executive Committee approved a proposal that the Fraternity engage Group Interactive Networks of Gainesville, FL, a known designer and provider of website solutions for other American fraternities and sororities, to provide websites and its GINsystem chapter management tool to affiliates.  A formal [...]Read Post
  • March 13, 2015

    Foundation Scholarships Now Available

    The Sinfonia Educational Foundation is proud to announce the availability of $20,000 in scholarships available to collegiate Sinfonians. Applications for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $7,500, are now available and due to be received at the National Headquarters by April 17, 2015. The SEF has proudly supported music programs and students of music [...]Read Post
  • March 12, 2015

    Gravesite Taps Ceremony for Clark Terry – Sunday, March 15

    Brother Clark Terry, who passed away in February, was one of the first African-Americans to earn the rank of Bandsman in the US Navy during World War II, and received a military honors funeral when he was laid to rest.  Unfortunately, due to budget cuts, the Navy was unable to provide a live performance of [...]Read Post
  • March 12, 2015

    Lew Soloff Passes Away Suddenly on March 8, 2015

    We are sad to report the passing of Brother Lewis “Lew” Soloff, Alpha Nu (Eastman) 1961, who died of an apparent heart attack on Sunday, March 8 while walking in New York City with his daughter and her family.  Brother Soloff first rose to fame playing lead trumpet with the group Blood, Sweat and Tears from 1968-1973.  His […]

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  • February 25, 2015

    2015 Legislative Docket Announced

    In accordance with Title I, Article XVIII, Section I of the National Bylaws, the National President has released the legislative docket for the 2015 National Convention as set by the National Executive Committee. This docket includes previously approved proposals that are to be considered by the National Assembly at the 55th National Convention. Download 2015 [...]Read Post
  • February 24, 2015

    NEC Sets Convention Registration Fees

    For immediate release to all members and chapters: At its recently concluded February 20-22 meeting, the National Executive Committee reviewed convention costs and set the following early registration fees for all full registration packages for the 2015 National Convention: Collegiate Early Registration Discounted Price:  $499 Life Loyal Early Registration Discounted Price:  $559 Become LifeLoyal today to [...]Read Post
  • February 18, 2015

    Spring Chapter Reports Available

    Spring 2015 chapter reports are now available on Chapter Presidents can access the reports and begin the workflow of submission. Notice – effective immediately: After two straight years of increases in the cost of our liability insurance premium, we began to run a deficit as the insurance fees could not cover the premium.  We […]

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  • January 14, 2015

    Fireside Conference Northeast

    "I assure you that we men, all of us, need, more perhaps than we think, to withdraw from the active, noisy, materialistic rush of the world, not to mention the sensuous, intoxicating, social pleasures of life that minister only to the flesh, and in peaceful quiet meditate upon and consider together some of the deep [...]Read Post
  • December 19, 2014

    2013-2014 American Music Competition Winners!

    Congratulations to the  [css_animation animation="unfold-3d-to-bottom" duration="1" delay="1"][/css_animation] 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 [...]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. 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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