Omega Chapter | Florida, USA


Charter Members: Jeff Bradford, Joseph Courson, Jimmy Finn, Oliver Hobbs, Dan Jansen, Lewis Jones, Jim Leonard, Dean Mann, J. Louis Schlegel III, Charles Quarmby

First Meeting:  FEbruary 15, 1963, inTallahassee, FL

First Officers:

  • President: Oliver Hobbs
  • Vice-President: Charles Quarmby
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Jeff Bradford
  • Members at Large: J. Louis Schlegel III; Jimmy Finn

First Initiates: Bud Hill

Current Membership Totals: 58 Active,  41 Retired Active

Annual Business Meeting: Third weekend in January; location rotates across the state. Also meets during Summer Florida Bandmasters Association Conference.

Awards Given: Outstanding Bandmaster Award, Outstanding Contributor to Bands Award

Sponsorships: Sponsor 1-4 young directors to attend a summer PD Workshop.

Chapter Traditions: Omega’s Annual Business Meeting moves around the state and is part of a dedicated weekend that include spouses, with activities, concerts or events unique to the local area.