COVID-19 D1 Updates

Due to the extremely fast changing developments COVID-19 has produced in our state, this article will serve as a means to keep you informed with the latest information concerning cancellations and postponements. This article will be updated as information becomes available.

All-State Band Festival

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The Alabama Bandmasters Association Executive Board has announced the cancellation of the 2020 All-State Band Festival with no plans to reschedule.

  1. Directors are responsible for cancelling any hotel reservations. If you had reservations at the Embassy Suites, they are going to cancel everything in the block of rooms automatically.
  2. Legislation that was scheduled to be discussed and voted on will be tabled until AMEA 2021.
  3. All-State registration fees will be reimbursed to the schools by the executive secretary.
  4. All-State Solo Festival is also cancelled without plans to be rescheduled.

District 1 Solo & Ensemble

On March 13, 2020, Patrick Dailey, D1 Vice-Chairman, announced the solo & ensemble event that was scheduled for April 18 at Meridianville MS has been cancelled. He is currently exploring the potential of rescheduling at alternate “split-sites” and dates.

More information concerning D1 S&E will be updated to this article as it becomes available.


All Music Performance Assessments scheduled for 2020 is now complete in District 1 as of March 13.

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