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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 Convention Information and Quicklinks

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

Active, Retired & College Student Registration / Housing

Pre-Registration is now open!

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TBA Academy, Student Day & Booster Club Registration

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TBA Spouses Division Information

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Business Member & Exhibitor Registration / Housing

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The TBA Bandmasters Review

December 2018 - Volume 20 Issue 2

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The Bandmasters Review online format has been updated!
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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

  • Exploring the Process of Vertical Tuning
    by Richard L. Saucedo
  • Road Signs For Personal Success
    by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser
  • Musical Excellence: The Hallmark of Texas Bands
    by Bradley N. Kent, DMA
  • Creating a Culture of Excellence in Your Second and Third Bands
    by Brittney Cook and Bryn Roberts
  • Teaching Mallet Instruments: Let's Start Differently
    by Dr. Yi-Jan (Rachel) Liu
  • Ten Guidelines for First Year Ensemble Directors
    by Dr. Brad Meyer
  • I like, I wish, I wonder...Instrospection and Evaluation of the Marching Season
    by Jeremy Spicer

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