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Mission Statement

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The purpose of the Texas Bandmasters Association, Inc. is to:

  • Continually assist its membership in achieving the highest standards of instrumental music education.
  • Promote the place and value of music education in our society and the important role instrumental music plays in our cultural, intellectual, and social lives.
  • Foster goodwill, fellowship and a collegial, fraternal spirit among its members.
  • Provide its membership with an annual Convention/Clinic which introduces new music, tried and proven teaching methods and materials as well as instruments and equipment.
  • Provide Educational Publications of instructional methods and materials for TBA members and aid them with their personal development and leadership.
  • Provide additional practical and instructional information for the university music student preparing to become a band director.