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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Florida Music Ambassadors Program?

The Florida Music Ambassadors is a select group of high school instrumental and choral musicians from across the State of Florida who perform abroad for the purposes of cultural exchange and interaction.  

Who is Eligible?

All high school Band and Choir students from the State of Florida.  Students must be in high school during the 2018-2019 school year, demonstrate musical ability through the audition process, be personally responsible and of good character (director recommendation), and have good academic standing.  

How to Apply?

Student’s must complete and submit the application form with a $25 non-refundable application fee. Once the application is submitted, your director will be sent a recommendation form to complete on your behalf.

How are students chosen?

The Florida Musical Ambassadors Directors will assess each application and decided if the student is accepted.  Acceptance is based on the Application,  Audition Video, Musical Accomplishments, Director Recommendation, and ensemble needs.  Each audition video is watched and evaluated.    

Who are our Directors?

All our directors are certified and background-checked Music Educators with years of experience teaching Band and Choir.  Our head directors are College- Experienced Conductors from Florida.  Click here for Bios of our 2019 head Directors. . 

Are all Chaperoning Adults Background Checked?

Box 5 Events takes student safety very seriously.  All adults who are traveling with the students have been background checked.  We follow the same rules and regulations used by Florida School Districts.

Will I need a Passport?

Yes, each participant will need a current Passport.  Click here to learn how to obtain a Passport.