Founder’s Day 2016

Happy Founder's Day! On October 6, 1898 our beloved Sinfonia was founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Since then we have grown to over 120,000 living members and nearly 250 chapters. Brothers all over the country this week have been participating in our National Philanthropy - the

October 5th, 2016|
  • Important Notice

Reminder – 2016-17 Convention Tax Rate

This is a reminder to all chapters and affiliates subject to the payment of Convention Tax that the rate in 2016-17 increases from $100.00 to $130.00 per reporting period. This will be reflected on chapter personnel reports beginning this fall. For those who may be new to office, the delegates of the National Assembly

September 15th, 2016|

Sinfonia Opposes Cuts to Military Music Funding

White House Petition Needs 80,000 Signatures by July 19, 2016 Representative Martha McSally (AZ) added an amendment to House Bill H.R. 5293, the proposed Department of Defense budget for 2017, that stated "none of the funds made available by this Act may be used for performances by a military musical unit

July 13th, 2016|

Leadership Institute Registration Closes June 15, 2016

Registration for Leadership Institute, the Council of Chapter Presidents Pre-Conference, and the Chapter Officer Forum Pre-Conference will close at 11:59:59 PM CDT on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  All pending registrations must be completed and paid by that deadline in order to guarantee your attendance at this popular event. We've had strong response to

June 10th, 2016|

2016 Leadership Institute

Marking the first Leadership Institute of the 2015-2018 triennium, Leadership Institute 2016 will be held at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana on June 23-26. Register Today! Completely re-envisioned as a core Fraternity education component, Leadership Institute 2016 is now guided more than ever by the principles and values expressed in the Ritual. Featuring two

May 6th, 2016|

Lyrecrest Work Weekend 2016 Registration Now Open

Lyrecrest Work Weekend 2016 May 27 - May 29 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 the national level but haven’t had the

April 13th, 2016|
  • Important Notice

Chapter Officer Elections

Chapter Officer Updates In accordance with the National Constitution & Bylaws, each collegiate chapter should have installed its new chapter officers by April 1st. We recognize that some chapters observe calendar year terms of office; in these cases, installation typically takes place in December, which is prior to April 1 and fulfills the

April 4th, 2016|
  • Important Notice

Spring Chapter Reports Available

Chapter Reports Are Available We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that as of February 15 individual per capita taxes were assessed for all collegiate members. In addition, the Spring 2016 Chapter Report tool is now available for all active chapters. Please recall that chapter reports are due to be

February 15th, 2016|

Join Phi Mu Alpha at TMEA

It's that time of year again for the Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio, Texas! Come join us at Booth #3019 in the exhibit hall to get your Phi Mu Alpha Sticker, hang out with Brothers, and connect with the Fraternity. Whether you're a collegiate member or an alumnus, we would enjoy having your

February 4th, 2016|

The Sinfonian Network – New Epsiode

Enjoy the latest episode of Mark's Remarks on The Sinfonian Network where Brother Lichtenberg talks about the #iamsinfonia project, new Fraternity Calendars, GinSystem, National Mills Music Mission Week, the new #SinfoniaSongChallenge, and some upcoming events to add to your calendar. Further details are below. Keep these dates

February 3rd, 2016|
  • Important Notice

Increased Fees for 2016

Increased Fees for 2016 The NEC voted to increase the insurance fee and initiation package costs at its Fall face-to-face meeting in Evansville. In response to increases in the Fraternity’s General Liability Insurance over the past two years, the National Executive Committee voted at its latest meeting to increase the Insurance Fee

January 29th, 2016|

Lyrecrest Retreat Program

Lyrecrest Retreat Program We are pleased to announce new information on the Lyrecrest Retreat Program: where to find retreat information, the spring 2016 retreat dates, and FAQs about the program. The Lyrecrest Retreat Program Among the programs Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia offers its members, few can match the exalted experience obtained

November 13th, 2015|

Sinfonia Song Challenge

The Sinfonia Song Challenge, #1 In September, President Lichtenberg issued a challenge to all chapters, colonies, and alumni associations. Using the hashtag, #sinfoniasongchallenge, Brother Lichtenberg asked our affiliates to submit videos of our Fraternity brothers singing as one and winning the world to harmony through Songs Are Best at Candlelight, found in the Fraternity's songbook. With the

October 29th, 2015|

2015 American Music Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to the  American Music Challenge Winners! 2014-2015 First Place: Alpha Lambda Chapter Illinois Wesleyan University 61 Eligible Performances Submitted! Second Place: Rho Kappa Chapter Westminster Choir College 46 Eligible Performances Submitted! The annual American Music Challenge is open to all collegiate chapters. This contest, which

October 13th, 2015|

Founder’s Day Celebration

Brothers - This Founder's Day our National President issued a call to all Sinfonians, and from around the country Brothers are answering. As we celebrate our recent dear Founder's Day in performing Mills Music Missions, we ask that you take a moment to share your pride by reporting on this experience. Share

October 7th, 2015|