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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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2019 Annual Convention/Clinic Information


Thursday, July 25, 2019 - Saturday, July 27, 2019
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas

2019 Clinic Proposals



Have an idea for a clinic?
The Texas Bandmasters Association is now accepting clinic proposals for the 2019 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?
*** Businesses MUST be an Exhibitor at the 2019 annual convention (July 25-27) to sponsor a clinic. ***

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2018-2019 Professional Developement

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Sponsors

Professional Development Schedule

The Art and Craft of Band Conducting and Rehearsal
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 9am - 4:30pm
Location: Texas A&M University-Commerce
Clinician(s): Emily Threinen (Dir of Bands Univ of Minnesota) and Phillip Clements

SFA Conducting Symposium and TBA Clinics
Cost: $10
Date: (tentative) Saturday, March 9, 2019 9am - 4:30pm
Location: Steven F. Austin State University
Clinician(s): To be determined



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 2018 - Volume 20 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.

Tip:
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

  • Talk Less and Teach More
    by Dr. Charles T. Menghini
  • Beginning Oboe: Fundamentals for Your Future Oboists
    by Serena Finnigan
  • Band Directors: Difference-Makers At the Highest Level
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Infusing Student Leadership Development Year-round: It's all about the follow up!
    by Fran Kick
  • The Top Ten Things To Do Right Now To Clean Your Marching Band
    by Bob Chreste
  • TBA-YBDT Partnership, An Immediate Success
    by Amanda Blackstone

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 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