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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

Active, Retired & College Student Registration / Housing Information

Online Pre-Registration is now closed!
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: $170
Retired Member Onsite Fee: $75
College Student Onsite Fee: $25

Quick Links:
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computer_logo  Registration / Housing Information   ||   computer_logo  Check My Registration Status

TBA Academy, Student Day & Booster Club Registration Information

Online Pre-Registration is now closed!
Please register onsite.

First Year Teacher Academy / Onsite Fee: $85
Academy Add-on / Onsite Fee:
$170 (active membership) + $40 (academy add-on fee)
Student Day / Onsite Fee: $15 per student
Booster / Onsite Fee: $100 per booster club

Quick Links:
computer_logo  TBA Academy Information   ||   computer_logo  Student Day information   ||   computer_logo  Booster Club Information

TBA Spouses Division Information

Online Pre-Registration is now closed!
Please register onsite.

Spouse Onsite Fee: $35

Quick Links:
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Business Member & Exhibitor Registration / Housing Information

Pre-Registration is now open!

Quick Links:
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Member Activities Information

Quick Links:
computer_logo  Golf Tournament Information   ||   computer_logo  Fun Run Information   ||   computer_logo  Tennis Tournament Information

The TBA Bandmasters Review

June 2017 - Volume 18 Issue 4

ebook_logo <-- Click here to read the latest BMR online.

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

  • KHS America Academic Alliance Announces Melody Competition Winner
    by Texas Bandmasters Association
  • “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy...”
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Using Google in the Band Office
    by Britni Nuckols
  • Booster Clubs in an Accelerated Age
    by Dr. David Vandewalker
  • T-TESS: Showcasing What We Do As Music Educators
    by Monica Ruiz-Mills
  • Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame
    by Gary Wells
  • An Instrumental Blog presented by D’Addario
    by Denise Gainey, James Campbell, Neal Postma

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