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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


**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!
Click on the e-book icon above to read the latest BMR online.

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

  • 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