Phi Beta Mu Lambda Chapter - News/Business - 2017-18






Friday, January 26, 2018 - Parasol Room - 11:30 a.m.

Dear Member of Phi Beta Mu-Lambda Chapter:

The annual luncheon and business meeting of PHI BETA MU-LAMBDA CHAPTER and the PBM/LAMBDA FOUNDATION will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018, in the PARASOL ROOM at the Tan-Tar-A Resort during the annual MMEA State Conference.

WALK-INS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE LUNCHEON. Contact me prior to Friday if your plans should change or to check on cancellations.

Everything this year can be done online (i.e. pay for your dues and lunch, update your contact information, and vote).  If you do it online - remember to do all three things.

p.s. - If you pay online - you don’t have to write 2 checks

p.p.s - If you vote and update your contact info online - you save .46 cents and a trip to the post office

You must complete each task which can be accessed above or below via the following links:

    1.  Pay Online - or you can click here now

    2.  Contact Information - or you can click here now

    3.  New Member Voting - or you can click here now

To find the names and bios of those who have been nominated - click here now

If you do everything online - it must be completed by MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018.

Listed below is INFORMATION - all you have to do is read the information below since there will be a quiz at the luncheon.


The guidelines and the selection process for the Emmons Award can be found in the letter or by clicking here now.  Nominations for the 2018 award are now being accepted and are due to PAUL BAUR ( by Friday, December 22, 2017.  

2.  C.T. SMITH COMPOSITION CONTEST: Tax deductible donations to help finance this can be sent to Tom Poshak or may be paid online.  Go to the Lambda website and go to payonline Option #5.

Robert Langenfeld update:  In addition to being performed by the Clayton HS band at the 2016 MMEA Conference, the 2016 winning composition Spark was performed by the Saint Louis Wind Symphony on their March, 2016 concert.  Recently Robert received a commission from an anonymous donor in Nebraska for his next composition and is considering writing a Concerto for Wind Ensemble.  He will still be eligible for the 2019 contest so we may be hearing more from him.

3.  LUNCH FEE: Please note that the cost for lunch has been increased $1 to $25.00.  Lambda or National dues have not changed.  Tom Poshak (Michigan Alum) apologizes for any inconvenience they may cause.

If you prefer NOT to pay, vote, or update contact info online - you can click on the link below and download the necessary information.


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