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The Texas Bandmasters Association At A Glance:

The Texas Bandmasters Association hosts the largest annual state bandmasters association convention in the country with over 6500 people in attendance, including 2400 band directors and more than 600 industry-related exhibit booths at the Annual TBA Convention/Clinic.

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2014 Annual Convention Information

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

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Active, Retired & College Student Registration / Housing Information

Online / Pre-Registration Closed on July 1:
Please register onsite.

The registration system will now only allow you to update your information and
download/email your registration receipt.

Active Member Onsite Fee: $150
Retired Member Onsite Fee: $75

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TBA Academy, Student Day & Booster Club Registration Information

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Business Member & Exhibitor Registration / Housing Information

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Member Activities Information

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The TBA Bandmasters Review

June 2014 - Volume 15 Issue 4

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The Bandmasters Review online format has been updated!
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If you are finding that the print on the pages is too small to read clearly, simply click on the zoom icon for a larger single page view.


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Featured Articles In This Issue

  • Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame
    by Gary Wells
  • Spotlight on Composers
    by William Owens
  • Lessons Learned
    by Dr. Gary Garner
  • Dealing With "It's Good Enough"
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Focusing on Your Students' Potential
    by Randy T. Gilmore
  • Practice Tips For Learning Texas All-State Etudes
    by Dr. Christina Guenther
  • Clarinet Clarity: An Interview with Julie DeRoche (Part 2)
    by Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt
  • Organizational Communication: Getting the Message Out
    by David W. Vandewalker
  • Using Technology to Enhance and Grow Music Programs
    by John Mylnczak

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2014: July 27 - 30
  • 2015: July 23 - 26
  • 2016: July 21 - 24
  • 2017: July 20 - 23
  • 2018: July 26 - 29
  • 2019: July 25 - 28
  • 2020: July 23 - 26