2015-16 Concerto Competition

Hello Sisters of the SED,

The Southeast District of Tau Beta Sigma is proud to announce the 2015-16 Concerto Competition in order to honor outstanding musicians. Eligibility for the competition is as follows:

  • Undergraduate Student
  • Concerto must be able to be accompanied by a piano
  • Winner must be available to perform during the Joint Opening Session of SED Convention on April 1st, 2016

To enter, students must complete and send in an application as well as a video performance of an excerpt of their concerto (see rules for further details). The deadline for submissions is Friday March 18th, 2016.

Please share and advertise the attached Concerto Flyer to promote the competition at your school! Remember ALL undergraduate collegiate musicians are eligible to apply. The application and rules are also attached to give/send directly to anyone who is interested; this information will be available at the website printed on the flyer as well.

Please contact me with any further questions!


Allison Reagan
2015-16 SED Vice President of Special Projects
Tau Beta Sigma – Alpha Omega
Florida State University

Southeast District Convention 2016

Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Southeast District,

On behalf of both SED Councils and the host chapters, it is our pleasure to announce that registration for SEDC 2016 is officially OPEN! You can find the website at http://www.2016sed.com. On the site you’ll find information about registration for chapters and individuals, marketplace, and talent show. Convention registration costs $57.50 and includes a t-shirt, your banquet meal, a lanyard, and nametag. You’ll also find information about hotels, banquet, a tentative schedule, and other details about convention.

Deadline to ensure a t-shirt – March 4th, 2016
Deadline to ensure a Banquet spot and no late fee – March 18th, 2016
Deadline to register for SED with a late fee –  March 25th, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: Everyone MUST submit the info form found on the registration page after paying their convention fee.

If you ever have questions about any aspect of SED Convention, feel free to email the host chapters at sed2016@gmail.com or your respective SED President, Lauren Harrison for TBS (sedpres@tbsigma.org) and Jason Ortiz for KKPsi (sedpresident@kkpsi.org).


We look forward to seeing you at #SEDC2016!


Jason A. Ortiz
Kappa Kappa Psi
Southeast District President
F’12 – Alpha Eta
University of Florida
(352) 278-6465

Lauren Harrison
2015-2016 TBS SED President
Tau Beta Sigma, Theta Lambda chapter

Website Updates

Hey all:

Just letting you know that over the next day, a lot of the links and connectors from the website are going to be updated. As such, a lot of things will be either unavailable, or will be gone outright.

Also, the location of the website has change. the new homepage:



Happy 4th, SED!

– Alfred

Concerto Competition Details : )

Good afternoon Southeast District,

I hope you all had a great beginning of the new year! I’m excited to release information out about our Annual Concerto Competition. Attached are three pieces of information. Concerto Flyer, Concerto Application, and Concerto Rules. Please post up around your college campus and on social media. (Click here to go to the SED Concerto Competition Page)

Please promote this competition and encourage your chapter members, Kappa Kappa Psi, and students on your campus to apply.

Read EVERYTHING thoroughly 🙂

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please let me know.

Musically Yours,

Madeleine Hood
North Carolina A&T State University
Tau Beta Sigma – Theta Zeta chapter, President
2014-2015 TBS SED, Vice President of Special Projects

VPSP Updates & Reminders!!!

Good day SED!

My my my how this semester has flown and gone by. It seems as though it was JUST August. Keep pushing everyone. We are almost finished with this semester. I want to let you all know about a few deadlines as well as some updates.

DEADLINE: Thank you to all that participated in Service in Music Month last month. From the pictures I have seen, I am very proud. The deadline to submit your Service in Music Month log is Friday, December 5th, at 11:59 p.m. The log and all pictures need to be emailed to me. You can find the log on the SED website under the tab Service, Service in Music.

DEADLINE: Next, the SED Deadline to submit your chapter’s Fall Activity Report is by Monday, November 24thIf you have any questions, please contact any member of the council or your SED counselors. Please do not wait until the last minute to complete this report.

UPDATE: We will be having the Concerto Competition next semester. Information on the Concerto Competition will be given out the first of December. The amount of time given during the fall semester to complete and submit applications will be the same amount of time given during the spring semester.

UPDATE & REMINDER: Please do not forget to get your chapters involved in the Focus on Five Campaign. IF YOUR CHAPTER HAS POSTED PICTURES ON INSTAGRAM FOR THE FOCUS ON FIVE CAMPAIGN, please make sure the hashtag #TBSFocusonFive is used. When uploading your pictures on Twitter or Facebook, still use the hashtag #TBSFocusonFive and tag both the National VPSP and myself.

I love you all! Continue to be great!

Musically Yours,

Madeleine Hood
North Carolina A&T State University
Tau Beta Sigma – Theta Zeta chapter, President
2014-2015 TBS SED, Vice President of Special Projects

Service in Music Month!!

Hey everyone!

We are less than a week away to Service in Music Month! The theme this year will once again be “Serving ALL Ages”.

Each week during the month of October, a different age group will be targeted. Let’s raise awareness within our communities.

DO NOT FORGET to download the Service in Music Month Log on tbssed.org (coming soon). Once your chapter has completed the log, please email to me at sedvpsp@tbsigma.org. If you have any more questions, comments, or concerns, do not hesitate to get in contact with me!

2015 Southeast District Convention!

Hello Southeast District of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma,

The 2014-2015 Joint SED Council is excited to officially announce the host site and date for the 2015 Southeast District Convention!

The 2015 SED Convention will be held in Athens, GA at the University of Georgia the weekend of April 17-19, 2015.
Go ahead and mark your calendars for the 2015 SED Convention! More details will be coming soon!

The brothers of Kappa Mu at Georgia will also be working with the sisters of Iota Rho at Spelman College to host convention this year, Both chapters and both Councils will be working diligently to ensure that this convention is a great success.

If you have any questions in regards to the 2015 SED Convention, please contact a member of your district council or either host chapter.


Adrian Guess
SED President
Kappa Kappa Psi

Christa Hall
SED President
Tau Beta Sigma

Chapter Summary Report Deadline – June 1st

Hello sisters of the SED!

I know that things are getting very busy now with the end of the semester and exams coming up. Because of this, I wanted to make you aware of a deadline that is quickly approaching so that you have ample time to complete the paperwork.

The Chapter Summary Report is due on JUNE 1ST! This form can be found on the Online Membership Reporting System.

It should be fully filled out on the online system WITH both Director of Bands and Chapter Sponsor approval by this date.

If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to ask me or either of the counselors!

We want to have all chapters in the SED complete the paperwork on time, so please help us reach this goal!


TBS SED Council 2014-2015 Appointed Positions

Hey SED!

Your newly elected council is ready to get to work, and in order to do this we have a couple of positions that we need to fill. So, I have some exciting news to share with you! The council is now taking applications for TBS SED Appointed Positions!

Applications for these Appointed Positions (Historian, Parliamentarian, and Song Leader) will be accepted until Saturday, May 17th.

In addition to submitting the application, you will need to submit a letter of recommendation from your chapter. Please email sedpres@tbsigma.org with any additional questions that you may have.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Christa Hall

March Service Reminders

Good Evening, TBS SED!!

It’s the first week of March, which is the start of Service in Schools Month! Hopefully you are already out there participating by doing service for a school near you, but if not, jump on it!

Also, please don’t forget about the trash=treasure fundraiser! Also, tell your friends to search their closets and give anything they want to donate to you! You do not have to be ITB to be able to donate to a great cause! You can mail anything music related that you would like to donate to the following address:

1000 Whaley St.
APT 4129
Columbia, SC 29201

Or, bring it to SED Convention on March 21st-23rd!

Remember, “It’s an honor to be selected to serve!”

Have a great day!