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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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2017 Convention/Clinic Information


July 20, 2017 - July 23, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

2017 Clinic Proposals

Have an idea for a clinic?
The Texas Bandmasters Association is now accepting clinic proposals for the 2017 Annual Convention.

Are you currently a music educator or TBA member wishing to submit a clinic idea?

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Are you a Texas Bandmasters Association Business Member wishing to sponsor a clinic/clinician?

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Do you have a community band and are interested in performing at the 2017 Annual Convention / Clinic?

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2016-2017 Professional Developement

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Schedule

The Art and Craft of Band Rehearsal - A Conducting Symposium
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017 9 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Texas A & M University at Commerce
Clinician: Gary Green

Developing and Adapting Your Daily Drill for Success Sightreading Techniques that Work
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017 9 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Steven F. Austin State University
Clinician: Steven Moore, George Little



Downloadable Professional Development Schedule

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**Click the calendar icon above to download an importable (format: iCalendar) TBA Events Calendar to your iPhone, Android or favorite desktop calendar application.**

The TBA Bandmasters Review

September 2016 - Volume 18 Issue 1

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The Bandmasters Review online format has been updated!
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Featured Articles In This Issue

  • What Did You Say?
    by Randy T. Gilmore
  • Maximizing Student Motivation
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Teaching Rhythm Logically From Day One
    by Darcy Potter Williams
  • Thirty-three Ways to Improve Your Beginner Trombone Class
    by Joe Dixon
  • T-TESS: Showcasing What We Do As Music Directors
    by Monica Ruiz-Mills
  • Is There An Indoor and Outdoor Sound?
    by Frank Troyka

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2017: July 20 - 22
  • 2018: July 26 - 28
  • 2019: July 25 - 27
  • 2020: July 23 - 25
  • 2021: July 22 - 24
  • 2022: July 21 - 23
  • 2023: July 20 - 22
  • 2024: July 25 - 27
  • 2025: July 24 - 26