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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 Annual Convention Information

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Saturday, July 22, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

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2016-2017 Professional Developement

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Professional Development Schedule

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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The TBA Bandmasters Review

December 2016 - Volume 18 Issue 2

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

  • Developing a Successful Band Program in Title I Schools
    by Scott McAdow
  • How Do You Make the Most of Time?
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Choosing Literature for Success at Contest
    by Corey L. Graves, Rylon Guidry, Darcy Potter Williams
  • Creating Your Environment. Creating Your Success.
    by Tom Harrington
  • A Learning Approach to Marimba Performance
    by Brian Zator
  • T-TESS: Showcasing What We Do As Music Directors
    by Monica Ruiz-Mills

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