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2018 TBA Student Day Information

TBA thanks Conn-Selmer, Inc. for sponsorship of Student Day.

Friday, July 27, 2018
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas - Stars at Night Ballroom

7:30am Registration; Sessions from 8am to 5:00pm.
Lunch break will be at noon and is not provided by TBA.

Pre-Registration Status

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

Student Day Onsite Fee: $15

Student Day Online Registration Links

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2018 Session Information and Registration Forms

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Studenty Day Information Packet pdf_logo   [DOCUMENT LINK -- CLICK HERE]

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Student Day Highlights

** Leadership Training with Frank Troyka and staff

** Sessions with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and Fran Kick

** TMEA or ATSSB All State Etude Presentation

** College fair

Student Day General Information

TBA is pleased to announce that the TBA Student Day will be on Friday, July 27. Last year over 1500 students attended Student Day and a larger turnout is anticipated this year.

-TBA offers a full day of exciting and information-packed events for Student Day. Therefore, students are expected to attend all sessions throughout the day. There can be no gathering or socializing in the entryways or hallways between event rooms. Directors, please inform your parent chaperones of this policy so they can help ensure a smooth and pleasant day for everyone.

-Each student and chaperone will receive a TBA Student Day Badge for Friday, July 27.

-Pre-Registered Students pick up badges at 7:30am Friday, July 27, outside of the Stars At Night Ballroom. Please have one director or chaperone from your school pick up all your badges.

-Onsite registration for those not pre-registered will be at 7:30am Friday, July 27, outside of the Stars At Night Ballroom. Onsite registration fee will be $15 per student.

-Orientation for all students will begin at 8am in the Stars at Night Ballroom. At this time, students will receive a schedule for the Student Day and a leadership notebook which will include a Certificate of Attendance.

-Activities for students from 8am until 5:00pm include Leadership Training with Frank Troyka and staff, special sessions with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Fran Kick, and Frank Ticheli, TMEA or ATSSB All State Etude Presentation, and a college fair for students to visit with representatives from several Texas University Music Programs. Students will attend a concert by the Austin Symphonic Band and be entertained by The Moanin’ Frogs saxophone ensemble. Students may also attend “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band concert Friday evening at 7:30 in Lila Cockrell Theatre.

-Lunch break will be at noon and is not provided by TBA.

Register online or print the Student Day Registration Form and mail the form and payment.


Mail Completed Form and Payments To:
Texas Bandmasters Association
1002 Central Parkway South
San Antonio, TX 78232