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|

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

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|

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|

Sing as One – Founder’s Day 2015

Beginning in 2013, we asked that chapters and alumni brothers "Sing as One" on Founder's Day, by performing group and individual Mills Music Missions on October 6.  This was a planned preview of the theme of our 55th National Convention, and much more.  We ask again this year that each chapter, colony and alumni association,

October 4th, 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

March 26th, 2015|

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 - mj.sawyer08@gmail.comPhi

April 11th, 2014|

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: Phi Mu Alpha

October 16th, 2013|