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For any secondary student to be eligible to participate in Florida interscholastic music activities such as FSMA sanctioned Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) they must be enrolled/registered at a public school, private school, public charter school, home education music cooperative, or virtual school that is a member of FSMA. In addition, the student must be a regularly participating member in the appropriate middle school or high school performing ensemble (band, chorus, orchestra, or guitar ensemble) from that FSMA member school.

A home-education student must either be a regularly participating member in an ensemble listed above or enrolled/registered at a home education music cooperative. In addition, the student must be a regular participating member of an ensemble equivalent to the above in the music cooperative.

Home Education Cooperatives must complete and return the following forms

StudentLists: if you have more than 5 students listed in the Application for Home Education Music Cooperative above, they should also be copied and pasted into the following excel sheets and emailed to

Home Educated Students' Parent/Guardian must complete the following forms and return them to the director of the home education music cooperative.

*Students who attend a private school that does not offer any music program or music classes are eligible to participate with a registered home education music cooperative upon completing this form. 

All forms must be completed and sent to the director of the home education music cooperative. 


Home education students interested in auditioning for a Florida All-State Ensemble must also complete the FMEA Registration Form for Home Education Students on the FMEA All-State Page.