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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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2020 Clinic Proposals



Have an idea for a clinic?
The Texas Bandmasters Association is now accepting clinic proposals for the 2020 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 2020 annual convention (July 23-25) to sponsor a clinic. ***

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2019-2020 Professional Development



Creating a Vertically Aligned Curriculum & Staff and Promoting Director Longevity
Cost: $10 (North East ISD faculty no charge)
Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: C T Johnson HS, North East ISD
Clinician: Brian Merrill

The Seven Years Band Experience: How Vertical Alignment, Pedagogy, Curriculum and Teamwork Influence Retention and Growth
Cost: $10 (McKinney ISD faculty no charge)
Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Time: 8:00am-11:30am
Location: McKinney HS, McKinney ISD
Clinician: Lynne Jackson

The Seven Deadly Sins of Music Making
Cost: $10 (Richardson ISD faculty no charge)
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Richardson HS, Richardson ISD
Clinician: Richard Floyd
Demo Group: RISD Select Band

Pedagogy from the Podium
Cost: $10
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:30am - 3:00pm
Location: Tyler Junior College, Jean Brown Theater
Clinician: Fred Allen



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

December 2019 - Volume 21 Issue 2

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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

  • Servant Leadership
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • The Importance of Singing in All Music Classes
    by Marina McLerran
  • Single Reed Success (Part 2)
    by Greg Countryman
  • It Starts With You
    by Amanda Blackstone
  • Levels of Thinking
    by Frank Troyka
  • In Praise of Hearing Better
    by Fred J. Allen
  • Having a Long Term Vision of How to Structure Your Program (Part 1)
    by Nathaniel Neugent
  • Effecting Today's Music Students...Generally, with Technology
    by Albert Vela

Future TBA Convention Dates

Convention Schedule

  • 2020: July 23 - 25
  • 2021: July 22 - 24
  • 2022: July 21 - 23
  • 2023: July 20 - 22
  • 2024: July 25 - 27
  • 2025: July 24 - 26